What is obesity in dogs and is it hurting my pet? Obesity is defined as an abnormal accumulation of body fat that is more than 20% over the individual’s ideal body weight. The branch of medicine that studies obesity is called bariatrics. Obesity is a problem that many dogs deal with and is caused by … Read moreIs My Dog Fat?
Are my dog’s teeth hurting them? Could your dog’s breath clear a room? Are you grossed out when your dog gives you a kiss? Well, this may be a more severe issue than just, bad breath and gross teeth. Your dog may be in pain and have a significant infection in its mouth. Canine … Read moreHow to spot signs of Canine Dental Disease
Suspect #1: Allergies Dogs itch due to some reaction inside their bodies to an allergen. Similar to people allergies, but we get a runny nose and itchy eyes; dogs chew and scratch. What are the different types of allergens? One of the more common is environmental allergies that cross the skin’s protective barriers, those can … Read moreWhy Does My Dog Itch?
What is canine hip dysplasia? Canine hip dysplasia is one of the most common orthopedic conditions diagnosed in dogs. Canine hip dysplasia is a disease where the hip sock and the head of the femur are malformed and cause rubbing and grinding pain. There are multiple causes that lead to the malformation in the hip, … Read moreHip Dysplasia in Canines
Why Should I Use Alternative Medical Practices with my Dog? Bodies are capable of healing themselves given the proper elements and nutrition. Alternative medicine, therefore, is one of the more affordable ways to practice good Canine health. The bedrock of this starts with proper nutrition but also includes the psychological state of the animal, immune … Read moreAlternative Medical Practices for Canines
By Windsor Holman We all love our pet dogs! They’re friendly, cute and loyal. We want to keep them safefrom all of the dangers out there in the big wide world. If you have a beagle, a goldenretriever, a dachshund, a Yorkshire terrier, or any other dog breed at home with you,you know how I … Read more10 Things Never To Feed Your Dog and Why
The Four Causes of Aging in Canines Neuroendocrine Failure (Nutrition): These are hormones that regulate bodily functions. Without them, bodies fall into rapid decline Free-Radical Oxidation (Environment): Oxygen as an element is both necessary for mammals and extremely toxic to all living tissue. Reactive free-radicals have been shown to damage cell DNA, contributing to health … Read moreSeven Anti-Aging Remedies for Dogs