Through time, I have written a couple of dog first aid articles (among the others that can already be found on the site) that shine some light on other dog related issues.
I hope you Enjoy these!
Basic questions on neutering your male dog: This dog first aid article is not designed to tell you whether you should or should not neuter your male dog.
Rather, you will find some basic educational questions and answers that will help educate you on the benefits that neutering your male dog may provide to both you and your dog.
Common Health Problems You Should Know About Certain types of breed are susceptible to certain common health problems.
For example, Bloodhounds are often susceptible to bloat, eyelid abnormalities, and hip dyspepsias while Bulldogs are often susceptible to respiratory difficulties and heatstroke.
Dog Disease - Kidney dog disease All dogs are prone to some type of kidney dog disease as they approach their older years in life.
This is especially true for dogs that reach the age of eight or above.
8 Dog tips to help sooth bug bites and stings Bites and Stings to your pet are irritating, bites from mosquitoes and other insects can be very itchy and annoying, as well as stings from bees, wasps, and hornets.
Although most stings and bites are not considered dangerous, they can cause a lot of pain and nuisance with your dog you can read more about this dog first aid article.
Dogs and Children, One very dangerous myth that exists is... Dogs and Children, One very dangerous myth that exists is the assumption that, in some mysterious way, all dogs will automatically be gentle and loving with any infant or a child.
Is a Grain-Free Diet Right for Your Companion? The latest trend in pet foods is the introduction of grain-free diet also knows as dry kibble diets.
The grain-free trend originated with raw diets as many proponents of raw food studied evolutionary dietary habits of our companions’ wild ancestors and decided that grains were unnecessary.
Keep your dog from digging up the garden! For most dogs, the instinct to dig is very strong and very hard to cure.
Digging is an inherent part of every dog’s instinct behavior and when it comes to dog training, keeping your dog from doing it through dog training is one area that is somewhat difficult to teach. Read more dog first aid articles.
Mouth And Tooth Disorders: Mouth and Tooth Disorders Cause Excessive Drooling. If your dog is showing sings of excessive drooling then it may be caused by a salivary cyst, a periodontal disease, tongue injury, or simply a foreign object.
So You Have A Pregnant Dog ! The care, feeding and delivery of your pregnant dog is based upon the assumption your dog’s pregnancy was planned. If so, you know the actual dates of breeding and calculate the due date accordingly. Get more information in dog first aid articles
Respiratory Disorders: Acute coughing, snoring, voice-changing Acute coughing can be a sign of something a little less dangerous, but important nevertheless.
Acute coughing may be a sign of kennel cough, acute bronchitis, inhalation pneumonia, a foreign object in the airway, or even an infection of the tonsils, larynx, or pharynx.
Introducing swimming to your dog Swimming is an excellent exercise for your dog to take part of. It works the heart and the lungs as well as stimulates the entire musculature system.
The Myth about neutering your male dog: This dog first aid article about The Myth of neutering your male dog: Many male dog owners are reluctant to get their pets neutered.
They have reasons that are, ironically enough, not due to the operating and surgical procedure of neutering, but rather because of several myths that float around.
Thyroid Gland Disorder In Dogs A Thyroid gland disorder produces hormones that affect the body’s metabolism, growth and development.
The two most important hormones are tetraiodothyronine (thyroxine or T4) and triiodothyronine (T3).
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Travel With The Family Pet Ever tried to get an angry cat in a carrier without a scratch? Or struggled to get your dog to sit down in the car when the windows are open?
Most dogs love traveling in the car once they have been acclimated. However, many, especially cats, do not.