With Holistic Pet Day coming up on August 30th, you may be looking out for some alternative treatments that can spare your pup from side effects and, just maybe, spare your wallet from losing weight. Here are five more natural home remedies for your pup.
Did you know that many dogs’ feet smell like corn chips? And many dog people love the smell of their dogs’ paws! But what is that corn chip aroma exactly? Here’s the reason your dog’s feet might smell like Fritos.
Heat stroke occurs when your pet’s internal temperature becomes dangerously high, generally about 106 degrees F. Veterinarian Dr. Phil Zeltzman has some tips about the signs of heat stroke, the treatment, and how to prevent it from happening in your dog.
Summer has officially started, and the dog days will be here again before you know it. July is National Beat The Heat Month–a reminder to us all to keep our pups cool on these hot summer days. Here are a few ways pups won’t let anything stop them from staying cool while being cool.
Some dogs–maybe even your own–have a bizarre but adorable trait of sticking their tongues out all of the time. Sometimes it’s just the tip; other times their entire tongues are hanging out of the sides of their mouths. While this can be harmless, it can also be a signal of underlying health issues.
What if your dog suddenly doesn’t feel right during or after a car ride? Dog motion sickness is real, and it can happen even during the shortest car rides. Preventing canine car sickness, and even treating it, can help make that trip to the dog park or anywhere else a lot more pleasant.
Euthanasia is an overdose of barbiturates that will stop a dog’s heart. It is painless when done properly. Many dog owners choose this option when their pet’s suffering becomes too great. Here is what you should know about dog euthanasia.
Check out some awesome home remedies for common problems your dog might have. Yeast infections, burs in fur, hotspots, dirty ears, and fleas can all be treated naturally in the comfort of your own home. Of course, consult your vet, first!
Ah, the spring and summer months: The season to don those ever-fashionable hats and gloves and head outside for some gardening but be careful of those chemicals…
A blood loss of as little as two teaspoons per pound of body weight is enough to cause a dog to go into shock. Every dog owner should know how to control or stop bleeding, even if it’s just long enough to get the dog to the veterinarian.
Abscesses in dogs can be defined as pockets of pus somewhere in the body, commonly including the skin, mouth, between the toes, or within the body cavity. There are many types of abscesses in dogs that range from small and superficial to large and dangerous.
As dog moms, its our responsibility to be sure our pups’ needs are being met–even when we don’t think we can. I know I struggled with my dog’s surgery and recovery, but I hope you can learn from my experience and accept my unsolicited advice.
World Spay Day–February 26th, 2019–is a day to promote awareness and encourage pet owners to have their female animals spayed–as well as neutering their male pets–to keep the pet population under control.
With cold winter months and extreme low temperatures, pets are especially susceptible to hypothermia. Here’s what you need to know about this potentially fatal condition.
With more than half of all U.S. dogs and up to 60 percent of all cats suffering from obesity, diabetes is also on the rise; find out how to prevent this disease during Pet Diabetes Month.
House with a Heart is a pet sanctuary where senior dogs can live out their final years in comfort, getting all of the love, attention and medical care they need to make whatever time they have left a happy experience.
Choosing a good vet isn’t as easy as it might seem. Here are five things you can do to make sure your picking the best veterinarian for your dog.
The short answer is yes, you can give your dog fish oil. However, you need to be careful. Talk to your vet before you make any changes to your dog’s diet or supplement regimen.
A healthy dog requires more than a yearly visit to the vet for shots and a checkup. Heath, as with humans, depends on some basic building blocks: good nutrition, mental stimulation, exercise, and medical care.
Cushing’s disease, or hyperadrenocorticism, in dogs is a condition caused by an overactive adrenal gland that pumps too many steroids and hormones into the bloodstream.
September 28 is World Rabies Day; U.S. vets are educating pet owners about symptoms and the importance of keeping your pets vaccinated against the disease.