Dog Neutering: The Essentials that You Need to Know

Although dog neutering sometimes leaves a bad taste in people’s mouths, it is actually recommended that pet owners get their dogs neutered. It offers numerous health benefits for your furry friend. Additionally, it can eliminate bad behavior in the dog and help mellow them down. The procedure is also relatively simple. On top of it,…

Abscesses In Dogs! What To Do When Your Dog Has An Abscess!

Treating dog abscesses is something every dog owner needs to know about. They are a lot like kids; dogs are fun, adventurous and curious. They play hard and accidents do happen. That’s life! Minor skin wounds can quickly turn into abscesses if not treated properly. What are Dog Abscesses? Abscesses are quite common in dogs,…

Exocrine Pancreatic Insufficiency In Dogs

What is Exocrine Pancreatic Insufficiency in Dogs? Exocrine Pancreatic Insufficiency in dogs is caused by decreased or lack of exocrine function of the pancreas. However, this seemingly problematic condition can be easily treated. The pancreas is an organ that provides a variety of functions in the body. Most people know about the endocrine function of…

Bloat In Dogs (Gastric Dilatation And Volvulus)

What causes gas and bloat in dogs? Bloat in dogs and Gastric Dilatation and Volvulus (GDV) are serious and potentially deadly conditions. These conditions are considered emergencies and should be brought to a veterinarian if they are suspected. Knowing the warning signs of these conditions can help save your dog’s life. Gas is often formed as the…

Hematoma In Dogs

What is Hematoma in Dogs? Hematoma in dogs is a form of swelling of fluid- usually blood or blood-related tissue – that forms under the skin. Hematomas can appear anywhere on the dog’s body; however, they are most common in loose, vulnerable parts, such as the ear. Hematomas can also form where there is a break…

Chronic And Acute Constipation In Dogs

What is constipation in dogs? Constipation in dogs can be a painful and sometimes messy problem. However, constipation in dogs can usually be treated successfully with many home remedies and some care from your local veterinarian. Constipation is the inability or difficult ability of stool to move through the digestive tract and out the rectum….