Diarrhea is a common problem in dogs, often because they will put almost anything in their mouth. But it can also be caused by more serious health problems, some of which require close attention, especially if the diarrhea is severe or occurs frequently. Dog Diarrhea : What To … [Read more...] about How to Stop Diarrhea in Dogs
The good news for dogs is they’re not as prone to cavities as human beings are. But despite the old conventional wisdom that a dog’s mouth is cleaner than a humans, dogs can still develop problems like tartar and plaque buildup and gingivitis. But it’s not just bad breath and … [Read more...] about Tips to Brush Your Dog Teeth
If your dog spends lots of time outdoors, tick checks should be part of your daily routine. Here’s how to spot a tick and what to do if one has grabbed hold of your pet. Step 1: Scan for ticks Start by running your fingers slowly over your dog's entire body. If you feel a … [Read more...] about Getting a Tick Off of Your Dog
Can you give your dog a pill? More to the point, can you give your dog a pill three times a day without any stress on you or your pooch? A recent online discussion reminded me how difficult it can be to get some dogs to take their medicine, and I thought it might be helpful to go … [Read more...] about How to Give Dog a Pill
Times have changed! Today, dogs enjoy shampoos and conditioners that are on par with the best human shampoos- that don’t have harsh chemicals and that don’t strip the hair of all of its oils. The arguments against washing your dog too often are generally about stripping the … [Read more...] about How often should you bathe your dog ?