Category: Dog Health & Care

Dog Joint Problems: How To Avoid Them!

Even more than humans, dogs can develop joint problems. And dog joint problems go deeper than simply hurting a knee. In fact, some of the causes of joint problems are things many people never really think about. And if your dog’s health is in tip top shape, you may be able to …

Benefits of Virgin Coconut Oil for Dogs

Virgin Coconut Oil for dogs? Are you aware that you can use coconut oil to keep your dog healthy? Here are the 3 important health benefits of virgin coconut oil for dogs. Coconut oil benefits dogs with skin conditions Virgin coconut oil can clear up a number of …

Keep Your Dogs Away From These Christmas Food And Items

Everybody loves Christmas – even dogs! Sadly the season can also pose dangers for our beloved pooches. As a responsible dog owner, keep your dogs away from these Christmas foods and items. Christmas Food That Dogs Can’t Eat Alcohol -Keep alcoholic drinks and any food containing alcohol away …

Heart Defects In Dogs

Heart defects in dogs can affect the quality of life of both you and your dog. Some canine heart defects can be resolved with care, surgery and ongoing treatment. What Are Canine Heart Defects?  A heart defect in a dog is any problem with the parts of the …

Bacterial Skin Infections In Dogs

What are canine bacterial infections? Bacterial infections in dogs, sometimes also called Pyoderma, can come in a variety of shapes and forms, and are very common in dogs of all shapes and sizes. Bacterial infections can occur as a result of cuts or scrapes that become infected on …

Clotting Diseases In Dogs

What are canine clotting diseases? Clotting diseases in dogs can present as a life-threatening emergency if not carefully monitored or treated. Knowing the signs and treatments of canine clotting diseases can help keep your dog happy and healthy. Clotting disease in dogs occurs when there is either a …

Balding in Dogs! Why Do Dogs Lose Hair Lose Hair?

About hair loss and balding in dogs Why dogs lose their hair is a perplexing question. Hair loss in dogs can occur almost anywhere on the body and can be caused by a multitude of problems. Often times, dog balding is a symptom of another underlying cause, rather …

Anemia In Dogs

What Is Anemia And A Blood Transfusion? Like in humans, anemia in dogs is a disease that causes a loss of blood in the body, making it so that there is not enough blood and fluid to circulate needed oxygen and other nutrients for body tissues. Anemia can …

Canine Dermatitis

What is Canine Dermatitis? Canine Dermatitis is a common issue involving the skin that many dog owners will come across. Dermatitis can appear several ways, so knowing what to look for is key to solving the problem. Dermatitis, meaning “inflammation of the skin” just means there is some …

Itching and Allergies in Dogs

What are Canine Allergies? Itching and Allergies in dogs can be caused by a myriad of issues including insect bites and stings, contact allergens, or even food allergies. Determining the cause of the allergy is the first step toward successful treatment. Allergies usually occur in one of two …