Dog Arthritis and 6 Steps for Prevention

INTRODUCTION Dog arthritis is an ailment that greatly challenges a dogs quality of life because the joint problems that they encounter limits their mobility and disallows them to do certain activities that they used to enjoy like taking walks and being generally active. Dog arthritis is especially common in dog of a large breed.Dog arthritis … Read more

Heartworm Medicine for Dogs

Heartworm disease is a disease in dogs that develops when a dog is bitten by a mosquito carrying microscopic heartworm larvae of a parasitic worm known as Dirofilaria immitis. As the mosquito feeds on your dog the larvae are deposited within your dog. They enter through the skin, then travel through the bloodstream and eventually … Read more

Parvo Virus in Dogs

Canine parvovirus or parvo is a very contagious virus that affects dogs. The disease is spreading from dog to dog directly or indirectly in contact with their feces. The most affected are the puppies rather than adult dogs. The virus can cause bloody diarrhea. In very young puppies it can infect the heart and lead … Read more

Canine Distemper Virus

This hard-to-treat disease is highly contagious and the main source of infection is by inhalation during close dog to dog contact. The first signs are: fever, coughing, diarrhea, and vomiting followed by unusual tiredness and lack of appetite. Usually dogs under one year of age suffer from this disease. Survivors often develop nervous system breakdown … Read more

Stop Dog Itching

Dog allergies are fairly common and can be the cause of dry, itchy skin. If your dog is scratching a lot, he could be suffering from environmental allergens like pollen and dust, or even from inflammation caused by flea bites. Another source of itching could be the shampoo or grooming products used on your pooch. … Read more

How to Treat a Dog With Dandruff

While basic grooming is the main key to cleanliness, sometimes it is not enough: especially for dogs. Like humans, dogs can get suffer in the hygiene department even with the best grooming policies. Dog dandruff is an annoyance some pet owners cannot seem to dismiss, no matter how extensive or expensive the treatment turns out … Read more