Early castration in dogs

Early castration in dogs: benefits and risks

Early castration in dogs: benefits and risks Early castration in dogs is definitely a controversial topic. Moreover, early spay and neuter in dogs is controversially discussed. In order to protect the overall health of dogs (males and females), it is very important to consider the appropriate age at which a dog should be castrated. Cats are...

Sleep deprivation in dogs

Sleep deprivation in dogs: Underestimated Risk

Sleep deprivation in dogs: Underestimated Risk Sleep deprivation in dogs is a serious matter that can be life-threatening at worst. It is extremely important that dogs get enough rest, since those that lose sleep tend to be rather groggy. As a dog owner, you should always ensure a restful sleep for your pet. Otherwise, it will...

CANINE TEETH

Canine Teeth

Canine Teeth There are so many things to think about before you decide to bring home a new family member. Training and building a proper connection with the dog are essential. Also, feeding and grooming are very important and can be very demanding, especially oral hygiene. Thus, early development of good oral hygiene is a...

bee stings

What to do when a bee stings your dog?

WHAT TO DO IF YOUR DOG GETS STUNG BY A BEE? If a bee stings your dog, the most important thing is that you stay calm and collected. An insect sting is quite painful, so it is necessary to immediately administer a painkiller. Also, you can use ice and apply it to the wound. This...

Rattlesnake bites on dogs

Rattlesnake bites on dogs

Rattlesnake bites on dogs Rattlesnakes are a group of venomous snakes. The 36 known species of rattlesnakes have between 65 and 70 subspecies. Rattlesnakes are predators that live in a wide array of habitats, hunting small animals such as birds and rodents. The threat of envenomation, advertised by the loud shaking of the titular noisemaker (“rattle”) at the end of their...

Upset stomach remedies for dogs

Upset stomach remedies for dogs

Upset stomach remedies for dogs Why do Dogs Get an Upset Stomach? Our dogs will eat most anything you put in front of them, their stomachs don’t always agree with this type of consumption. One of the most likely causes for an upset stomach is a change in diet. You can’t assume that they have...

Gastritis in Dogs

Gastritis in Dogs

Gastritis in Dogs Gastroenteritis is defined as inflammation of the gastric mucosa. The word is derived from the Greek “gastro”- meaning “of the stomach” and -“-itis”, meaning “inflammation”. Gastritis is a well known human disease that our dogs can also suffer from. Can be acute and chronic. The symptoms of gastritis usually last 1 to 2 day. Usually,...