One of the easiest and most effective ways of preventing your dog from getting sick is by making sure he gets all his vaccinations on a regular basis. Puppies need vaccinations every two to four weeks until they are at least 14 weeks of age. Most vets follow the schedules given below, although there may be some variation from state & Read more �
Accidents happen and when they do, you want to be prepared. That's why having a first aid kit for your pet is essential. You can buy pre-stocked first aid kits or you can create your own. Here's a list of some of the items it should include:
Premium pet foods that are designed for puppy growth and health maintenance supply all the needed vitamins and minerals to sustain normal growth, provided the puppy or dog eats it well. But at times, certain conditions like itchy skin or hip and joint stiffness require additional nutritional care. That's where supplements come in and a wide variety of vitamins, minerals and supplements & Read more �
Whether it's curling up by the fire, brewing hot apple cider, or bundling up in a soft cashmere sweater, cold weather comforts help us through brisk autumn days and cold winter nights. Throw in flu season, too many parties, and the extra work of holiday preparations and it's a wonder we make it through the winter at all. Just as & Read more �
Please remember that vaccination protocols may vary somewhat amongst veterinarians, so always follow the recommendations of your family veterinarian.
Let's start with an 8-week-old puppy. The cornerstones of preventive health care are immunizations (vaccinations) and parasite control. Let's start with immunizations.
Fleas are Born on Your Dog
Flea eggs are laid on your dog, then roll off wherever your dog spends most of his time ... your carpeting, your pet's bed, your bed, your sofa and other areas you may or may not be aware of.
Most Fleas are Immature
Over 95% of the flea population is immature -- & Read more �
Many conditions appear to be especially prominent in Sporting breeds. Sometimes it is possible to identify the genetic basis of a problem, but in many cases, we must be satisfied with merely identifying the breeds that are at risk and how their conditions can be identified, treated and prevented.
Many conditions appear in terriers but as a breed group they are less afflicted than some of the others. Good news for terrier owners. Sometimes it is possible to identify the genetic basis of a problem, but in many cases we must be satisfied with merely identifying the breeds that are at risk and how the conditions can be identified, & Read more �
Many conditions appear to be especially prominent in Toy breeds. Sometimes it is possible to identify the genetic basis of a problem, but in many cases, we must be satisfied with merely identifying the breeds that are at risk and how the conditions can be identified, treated and prevented - following are some conditions that have been recognized as being & Read more �
Well, the truth of the matter is, no matter how much we feel our dogs nose, it is not a true indicator of how our pooch is really feeling. A dog can have a cold nose and be sick or a warm nose and be totally healthy.