PUPPY BITING AND HOW TO STOP IT
FROM READERS DIGEST How to Stop a Puppy from Biting, According to Dog Trainer Corey Whelan If the furry love of your life is treating your fingers like a chew toy, nab these expert tips to get your puppy to cut it out—now. Every product is independently selected by our editors. If you buy […]
SAVE YOUR DOG FROM SEPARATION ANXIETY
WHAT ARE THE FACTORS IN SEPARATION ANXIETY? FEAR Real fear always involves avoidance, while apparently trying to decrease the probability of social interaction. ANXIETY Unlike fear, avoidance is not anxiety’s first choice. Dogs that are driven primarily by anxiety may put themselves into a social system, although it can make them uncomfortable and worried. Both […]
DON’T KILL YOUR DOG WITH LEGUMES!
HEART DISEASE AND LEGUMES The FDA is studying possible links between dogs foods and the heart disease dilated cardiomyopathy. Diets high in legumes have been linked with most cases reported to the agency. Research is continuing in the study of whether dogs eating diets that are high in legumes or free from grain have an […]
ABOUT YOUR PUPPY
HAVING THE PROPER INTERACTION WILL LEAD TO A HAPPY PUPPY Vitally important is that dog owners start with the proper interaction with their puppy, and to preserve the bond between the two. Many times dog owners don’t have the right foundations on which to build the relationship, that’s where your veterinarian can be a big […]
WHAT CAN EASE THE HEAD SCRATCHING OF CANINE OTITIS?
JUST WHAT IS OTITIS EXTERNA? The definition of Otitis externa is: inflammation of the ear canal. It is very common, aggravating, and a sometimes costly problem for both the dogs and the owners. Otitis externa is so common in dogs, partly because of their ear anatomy (see below). Dogs have very long, narrow ear canals–inches […]
THE CATAHOULA A VERY SPECIAL AND UNIQUE DOG
WHAT IS A CATAHOULA? A medium to large dog breed, the males range from 22 to 26 inches and females from 20 to 24 inches. They weigh from 50 to 95 pounds and have a life expectancy of 10 to 14 years with litters of eight to 12 puppies. The Catahoula’s offical AKC breed name […]
WHAT TO KNOW ABOUT DRUGS FOR DOGS
QUESTIONS MOST OFTEN ASKED ABOUT ANIMAL DRUGS JUST WHAT IS AN APPROVED ANIMAL DRUG? For a drug to be approved it has to go through the FDA’s drug approval process. During this process, the FDA reviews information submitted by the drug company about the animal drug. When the information meets the requirements for approval, the […]