Dog Health & Wellness

What Does Scabies Look Like?
What Does Scabies Look Like?

So, what does scabies look like? As you can see from the pictures in this article, scabies looks far worst than just a rash! Scabies which is also referred to as mange is a horrendous skin infection that causes untold misery to any dog or puppy that is infected by the parasite referred to as […]

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What Do Ticks Look Like?
What Do Ticks Look Like?

When our readers ask us to describe what ticks look like, instead of a description, we like to show them pictures. Looking at pictures is the only way that you can truly see how horribly ugly ticks are! The Tick photographed above has already fed (you can see this because it looks nice and plump, and […]

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How Proper Diet Can Prevent Disease In Our Pets
How Proper Diet Can Prevent Disease In Our Pets

Vets treat most animal health problems with antibiotics or pain medications. However, nutrition has a great influence on the development of animal illnesses and you can prevent many diseases with a proper diet, especially kidney, liver, skin and digestive tract problems. While diet may not always cure a disease, it can usually ease the symptoms. […]

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Diagnosing Liver Disease in Dogs
Diagnosing Liver Disease in Dogs

The liver is one of the largest organs in the body and is responsible for processing biochemicals produced by the body or ingested. It fights disease, provides nutrients and energy to the rest of the body, and helps with growth and reproduction. As it is involved in so many body processes, it is not surprising […]

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6 Ways to Keep Your Small Dog Safe
6 Ways to Keep Your Small Dog Safe

Caring for a small dog carries special responsibilities that every new dog owner should know. Because of their size, these dogs may be especially vulnerable to temperature and injury from everyday activities. These issues often occur with small puppies, but they can also affect toy breed dogs throughout their lives. Accidents are […]

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Kennel cough symptoms it's treatment and treating dogs and puppies from home
Kennel cough symptoms it's treatment and treating dogs and puppies from home

Kennel cough symptoms – What is kennel cough? Learn how to treat canine kennel cough in your dog or puppy

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Dog Stroke Symptoms
Dog Stroke Symptoms

Dog stroke symptoms, a guide to the common cause of a stroke, severe & mild stroke signs & symptoms before and after, the definition and new treatment as there is currently no cure, this & lots more

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Ten Dangers to Your Dog During the Summer
Ten Dangers to Your Dog During the Summer

Summer opens up a lot of things for dog owners to do. However, responsible dog owners should be aware of the dangers that the season can bring to their pets. 1. Sunburn Dogs can get sunburned, just like people. Light-colored dogs and dogs with thin fur are at high risk of sunburn. […]

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Canine Addisons Disease: A guide to Hypoadrenocorticism
Canine Addisons Disease: A guide to Hypoadrenocorticism

Canine addisons disease – a complete guide to this condition and the symptoms and treatment your dog or puppy will need

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Dog Hives, Causes, Stress, What do Hives Look Like on Face, Feet
Dog Hives, Causes, Stress, What do Hives Look Like on Face, Feet

Dog hives is normally caused by an allergic reaction and not from stress. Learn waht causes this condition on your canine & how to treat it

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Flea Pictures And Remedies
Flea Pictures And Remedies

Flea pictures, check out our pictures of fleas, flea bite pictures, advice on flea bombs, natural flea killer, adams flea spray & learn how to treat flea bites on humans

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Canine Heart Murmur: Learn all there is to know about Mitral Valve Disease
Canine Heart Murmur: Learn all there is to know about Mitral Valve Disease

Canine heart murmur: A complete guide to Mitral Valve Disease (MDV) and a combinaton of other heart diseases including Dilated Cardiomyopathy

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The Top 10 Dog Injuries and How to Prevent Them
The Top 10 Dog Injuries and How to Prevent Them

“Always expect the unexpected.” Whoever wrote this, obviously worked at a veterinary clinic. Any veterinarian will tell you if the day diary looks quiet, it's just the calm before the storm because a pet in serious distress doesn't book an appointment in advance. No one intends for an accident to happen – […]

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A Dog Owner's Guide to Canine Dry Eye
A Dog Owner's Guide to Canine Dry Eye

It's not often a topic makes a particular patient instantly spring to mind, but say “dry eye” (keratoconjunctivitis sicca) and I immediately think of Ben, a gorgeous bear of a German shepherd. Ben was a gentle giant, an imposing dog that some children avoided, and yet all he wanted was love. But […]

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Tips For Living With A Vision-Impaired Dog
Tips For Living With A Vision-Impaired Dog

Dogs can be born blind or can become blind through injury or illness. A recent study at Illinois State University has shown that these animals can still be wonderful companions and can easily compensate for their impairment in a number of ways. However, vision-impaired dogs may require a bit of extra care to ensure their […]

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The Canine Heat Cycle: A Complete Guide
The Canine Heat Cycle: A Complete Guide

Canine heat cycle: A guide to the gestation period in dogs including the symptoms.

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Canine Ringworm, A guide to Dermatophytosis
Canine Ringworm, A guide to Dermatophytosis

Canine ringworm, a complete guide to this skin infection, including the symptoms and treatment.

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Canine Digestion: A guide to the digestive system
Canine Digestion: A guide to the digestive system

Canine digestion: A complete guide to the digestive system and common digestive disorders.

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Heartworm in Dogs – The Dog Owners Guide
Heartworm in Dogs – The Dog Owners Guide

When it comes to unpleasant parasitic infections, heartworm is in a league of its own. Indeed the worm, Dirofilaria immitis, responsible for this infection competes for the dubious honor of being the “most pathogenic (deadly) parasitic worm affecting dogs.” Perhaps you have a new puppy and are wondering about heartworm preventatives. Or […]

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A Dog Owner's Guide to Ear Infections In Dogs
A Dog Owner's Guide to Ear Infections In Dogs

Most dogs will suffer from an ear infection at least once in their life, while some are plagued by regular flare ups. You could liken ear infections to the “perfect storm”, where several factors align to create the problem; for some dogs those factors are long term (for example an allergy or a weak immune […]

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