Hematuria in Dogs Hematuria is a condition which causes blood to fall into the urine, and which may indicate a serious underlying disease process. Familial hematuria (a condition in which blood in the urine runs in certain families of animals) is usually implicated in young … [Read more...] about Blood in the Urine in Dogs
What Can You Do If Your Doggy Is a Digger ? Here are a few of my favorite tips that might help you curb this unwanted behavior : 1. Supervise. Do your best to monitor your dog every time he goes out in the yard until you get this behavior under control. As soon as you … [Read more...] about Tips to Stop Your Dog From Digging
Causes of Hives in Dogs “There are many different allergens that can cause hives,” says Yvonne Szacki, DVM of Park Slope Veterinary Center in Brooklyn, New York. Common causes of hives or swelling of the face include : - Insect stings or bites, including bee stings and … [Read more...] about Hives in Dogs : Causes, Symptoms and Treatment Options
Your dog’s eyes are as sensitive as your own, and as susceptible to irritation, allergies, injury, and disease. One of the earliest, surest signs of irritation is red eyes. If your dog’s eyes appear visibly red or swollen, it could be a sign of something as minor as an irritation … [Read more...] about Why are My Dog’s Eyes Red ?
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