Category: Health

  • Is Your Dog at Risk for Diabetes

    Is Your Dog at Risk for Diabetes

    The rate of diabetes in America’s pets has more than tripled since 1970. Today it affects approximately 1 in every 160 dogs. Canine diabetes is a lifetime condition that requires careful blood monitoring and daily insulin injections, unlike human diabetes which can possibly be treated with a controlled diet. Diabetes occurs when the pancreas has […] More

  • Here's What You Should Know about Your Dog's Separation Anxiety

    What You Should Know about Your Dog’s Separation Anxiety

    People always talk about having separation anxiety when their loved ones go on extended holidays or get assigned to work in far-flung areas. But what many don’t realize is that humans are not the only creatures that can experience this feeling. Dogs also develop separation anxiety, and it can become a problem both for them […] More

  • 8 Ways to Stop Submissive Urination in Dogs

    If your dog urinates when he gets excited you can easily stop submissive urination in dogs once you understand the root cause of the problem. It is always a good idea to initially consult with your veterinarian to rule out any medical causes for submissive urination. Once ruled out, you can look to behavioral roots […] More

  • itchy dog skin

    Treatment For a Dog Itchy Skin Problem

    Does your dog have dry itchy skin that he just can’t stop scratching?  Is he relentlessly biting and licking these areas with no relief in site?  By now, more than likely you’re feeling helpless with you dog’s itchy skin problem.  You know there’s just got to be a simple solution that doesn’t involve dragging your […] More

  • psychosis in dogs

    Dogs and Psychosis

    The dictionary defines psychosis as:”…a mental disorder characterized by symptoms, such as delusions or hallucinations, that indicate impaired contact with reality.” Psychologists and psychiatrists may argue indefinitely as to where to draw the line between neurotic and psychotic behaviors, and it is no doubt difficult to discern symptomatic differences at that common junction; but, when […] More

  • DIY your own 1st aid kit for dogs

    Delivering first aid for dogs is an art that has to be practiced on a regular basis to ensure that you can do the best for your dog as and when it is necessary. There are a variety of ailments and causes that require first aid for dogs, but some of them need specific equipment […] More

  • Protect your dog – get rid of fleas

    How to get rid of fleas? Dogs, cats, and other pets are on high risk to get fleas. Those tiny blood-sucking pests are definitely not what you want to keep. As a matter of fact, they are one of the worst things to have. They bite your pets; they bite people; and they spread virus […] More

  • Clean a Dog’s Ears With Vinegar & Water

    Vinegar and water solutions are helpful for routinely cleaning your dog’s ears. They are easy to use too. Mix the solution, apply it to your dog’s ears and gently wipe out the ear. Because vinegar is largely safe, inexpensive and easy to acquire, it is an excellent tool to have in your dog-care arsenal. Benefits […] More