Health Issues

By understanding your dog you can discover issues before they become a problem.

WHY DOGS MUST AVOID THESE FOODS

WHY THESE FOODS ARE DANGEROUS TO DOGS To recap,  kidney disease in dogs can either be acute or chronic.   Acute kidney disease occurs all of a sudden  whereas chronic develops over a long time and is common in older dogs.   Acute kidney disease can be reversed whereas chronic kidney disease can’t. Dogs with kidney disease […]

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OUT OF SHAPE DOGS COULD GET CHRONIC KIDNEY DISEASE

Association between Body Condition and Survival in Dogs with Acquired Chronic Kidney Disease V.J. Parker L.M. Freeman First published: 28 September 2011 https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1939-1676.2011.00805.x   Background Obesity in people with chronic kidney disease (CKD) is associated with longer survival.  The purpose of this study was to determine if a relationship exists between body condition score (BCS) and […]

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12 NEW DOG DENTAL PRODUCTS

1. Digital sensor Brand new from Dentalaire is a sensor boot for the Dentalaire intraoral digital sensor.   This boot helps place the sensor in the mouth more easily and provides added protection against bite trauma.     2. Mouth prop From Dentalaire is an autoclavable mouth prop,  available in small,  medium and large sizes.   […]

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SAVING YOUR DOG THROUGH PROPER DIET

WHAT TO DO WITH YOUR PET IN A MATURAL EMERGANCY

SAVING YOUR DOG IN AN EMERGENCY, HERE’S WHAT TO DO

WHEN MOTHER NATURE STRIKES,  HOW TO SAVE YOUR PETS Pet Safety in Emergencies Emergencies come in many forms: fires, hurricanes, earthquakes, tornadoes, floods, violent storms and even terrorism. In the event of extreme weather or a disaster, would you know what to do to protect your pet? Be prepared: make a plan and prepare a […]

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WHAT TO DO WHEN YOUR DOG HAS BONE PROBLEMS

ORTHOPEDIC CARE FOR DOGS THE CONDITIONS Fractures A fracture is a broken bone.   The proper care calls for splinting,  casting or bracing for bone alignment,  then protect the area and allow for healing.   Improper initial management of fractures can lead to significant long-term disability and,  potentially,  mortality. Joint Contracture Joint contracture is characterized by chronic […]

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ALERT ON CERTAIN DOG BRANDS

In Update, FDA Shares Dog Food Brands Possibly Linked to Particular Type of Heart Disease by Andrea HuspeniJune 27, 2019 Acana, Blue Buffalo and Taste of the Wild are all named as some of the dog food brands most commonly reported when a canine has been diagnosed with a certain form of heart disease, according […]

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DON’T LET YOUR OLD DOG CONTINUE TO SUFFER FROM ANY OF THESE PAINFUL AILMENTS

LOOK FOR THESE SIGNS THAT YOUR OLD DOG COULD BE SUFFERING HERE ARE 10 SIGNALS THAT YOUR DOG COULD BE IN DISCOMFORT AND PAIN When everything seems to get harder to do as we get older,  we assume it’s just part of the aging process.   Well it’s the same with dogs,  the difference of course […]

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BE AWARE OF THESE OLD DOG AILMENTS AND SAVE THEM FROM UNDO PAIN

UNDERSTANDING CANINE COGNITIVE DISORDER   When we talk about canine cognitive disorder,  another name would be Alzheimer’s disease because it’s very much like it.   Even though the conditions are not identical,  the effects are very similar.   This disorder impacts dogs later in their life and usually comes on slowly and silently.  The brain deteriorates with […]

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SAVING YOUR DOG WITH CPR THE RIGHT WAY

THE STEPS TO TAKE IN THE PROPER USE OF CPR ON DOGS IN THIS ORDER:   AIRWAY,   BREATHING  AND  CIRCULATION Make sure that you check your dog’s breathing and pulse before doing any CPR.   Do not commence CPR if the dog is breathing normally and has a pulse,  doing so could be dangerous.   Check your dog’s […]

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