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April 30, 2019

Canine Teeth: A Guide to Dental Procedures for Dogs

A trip to the dentist is not just something that mammals like ourselves with two legs need to do on a regular basis! Dogs too need regular oral health care and routine examinations. There are also other times dental procedures, and oral surgery are performed to care for canine teeth. The condition of your dog’s teeth and gums can impact …

March 8, 2019

The A-Z of Heartworm Medicine for Dogs

Heartworm medicine for dogs is so important. Heartworms can cause several uncomfortable and even debilitating symptoms in your beloved pooch. If left untreated, a heartworm infestation can be fatal. Read on for more information about the various treatment options. A Quick Look at the Dangers of Heartworm in Dogs Heartworm (Dirofilaria immitis) is a blood-borne parasite that can affect any …

March 1, 2019

A Pet Parent’s Guide to Intermittent Fasting for Dogs

While it might seem cruel to not to feed your dog for a day, skipping a meal for shorter amounts of time can actually be very beneficial. In fact, it is often used to help manage some chronic diseases in dogs or to prevent them from developing in the first place. It is believed that therapeutic fasting, aka intermittent fasting …

February 27, 2019

What is Congestive Heart Failure in Dogs? How Do You Treat It?

Congestive heart failure in dogs is a common heart condition that affects many dogs. Although certain dog breeds like the Doberman are prone to congestive heart failure, any dog can, in fact, develop this heart problem. The heart is a muscular pump that pushes blood around the body. This vital function supplies blood to all organs. When the heart is damaged …

February 25, 2019

How to Treat Ringworm in Dogs: A Contagious and Itchy Infection

Have you ever wondered what causes ringworm in dogs? Many people believe that a parasitic worm actually causes ringworm in dogs and cats! However, this is far from the truth! Ringworm in dogs is actually a fungal infection that is highly contagious. What is Dermatophytosis aka Ringworm in Dogs? Also known as Dermatophytosis, ringworm in dogs is a contagious fungal …

February 25, 2019

How to Get Rid of Dog Fleas in Your Home and Yard

Dog fleas can be pretty bad for the physical health of our pets, and ourselves. Fear not though, there are ways to get rid of dog fleas in your home or yard! There are also things you can routinely do to help prevent flea infestations. If fleas have managed to get past your best lines of defense, it is important …