Can dogs have allergies? The answer is yes. Like humans, allergies can be a problem and cause quite a bit of discomfort for dogs. Since dogs can't say what's wrong, it's up to pet parents to look for the signs of allergies. So just how can you tell if your dog has allergies?
Causes, Symptoms, Treatment, & Prevention of this Canine Respiratory Infection Much like a common cold in humans, kennel cough (AKA canine infectious tracheobronchitis) is caused by an airborne virus. It causes the trachea and bronchi to become inflamed making for a potentially congested and coughing pup, hence the name. This fairly
In the US, roughly 1 in 3 dogs is overweight or obese. Dogs gain weight when they eat more food than they burn off in activities. That boils down to “too many treats, not enough walks.” Health Impact of Obesity Excess fat contributes to inflammation, and inflammation contributes to health problems in dogs just
According to the American Heartworm Society, virtually 100 percent of dogs and up to 90 percent of cats exposed to mosquitoes carrying the infective larvae will become heartworm positive. Fortunately, heartworm prevention can help you avoid having to deal with this.
As the weather heats up, we become more aware of fleas and ticks. Most of us know how important it is to protect ourselves and our furry friends from these dastardly devils, but here are 8 facts about parasites you might not be aware of. Fact #1: Fleas and Ticks Spread Disease Fleas and ticks
Fleas and ticks are more than just an itchy nuisance. Left untreated, these pests can actually make your pet sick and even endanger his life. For example, fleas can cause anemia and tapeworms, as well as flea allergy dermatitis, a serious skin condition that leads to severe itching and scratching, hair loss and potential infections.
Canine Flu is not a disease we need to panic about at this time, however, we do need to be aware of this disease and take measures to protect our furry companions. This pet safety alert has been prepared to help educate our clients so that we can prepare as best as we can
Having furry friends is a lot of fun, but it’s also a lot of responsibility. If you’re a dog owner and you're looking for ways to improve your fur-baby’s health (both mental and physical), taking daily walks is a great way to tune up your relationship, learn new things, and bond with that special