DOG ARTICLES

Seizures

Seizures are a neurological anomaly that may occur in some pets. They are caused by a wide variety of reasons and may manifest differently from animal to animal. Seizures, …

Submissive Urination Behavior

Dogs are descendants of pack animals, and they retain many of their wild canine instincts. Packs have well established hierarchies and strict greeting gestures that confirm each member’s position …

Reverse Sneeze

The first time an owner witnesses their dog having a reverse sneeze episode, they will often mistake it for a seizure or think the pet is dying. But within …

Raising Puppies

Raising a puppy is a way to build an unbreakable bond with a loving companion. Watching the puppy grow, learn, and mature under your care is very rewarding. There …

Puppy Strangles

A rare but serious immune-mediated disorder called Puppy Strangles may occasionally be seen in young dogs between 3 weeks and 4 months of age. It begins with acute swelling …

Pregnancy

Having a litter of puppies can be a fun and rewarding experience. However, it is important to know what to expect and how to keep close track of the …

Pododermatitis

Pododermatitis means inflammation of the skin on the feet. It can occur for a number of reasons including bacterial or fungal infection, inhalant allergies (atopy), immune-mediated disease such as …

Orphaned Puppies

Caring for orphaned puppies, especially newborn, is a challenging commitment that should not be taken half-heartedly. It will require a great deal of time and attention to ensure that …

Neutering Your Dog

Neutering, or orchiectomy, is a surgical sterilization procedure that can provide major health benefits for dogs. Here are some important facts you should know before getting your dog neutered. …

Sarcoptic

Sarcoptic mange, also called scabies, is an intensely itchy skin disease caused by a Sarcoptes scabei, a microscopic mite that burrows into the skin. Although dogs, cats, and humans …
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