Dog cherry eye is a common eye issue in canines. It causes a red blob on the lower eyelid due to inflammation of tear producing gland. Cherry eye is most common in certain dog breeds including Cocker Spaniels, Bulldogs, Pekingese, Lhasa Apsos, Beagles and Boston Terriers. In this guide, I will be talking about cherry eye treatment options, surgery, Continue Reading
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When we talk about Urinary incontinence in dogs we are not referring to the accidents pups have during or before house training. In this guide, we will be talking about dog incontinence with reference to the loss of voluntary control over the act of voiding. Often male dogs voluntarily urinate to show aggression, dominance or mark their territory. Continue Reading
Dog acne or canine acne is an inflammation of the hair follicles. It usually appears around the chin though dog acne pictures of severe lesions have also been seen on the head and other areas of the body. Dog acne characterized by bleeding, itching and pus warrant an immediate trip to the vet’s as these cases need antibiotics for resolution. For Continue Reading
“Why is my dog hungry and thirsty all the time?” “Why is my senior dog hungry and panting?” “Why is my puppy obsessed with food?” Dogs are survivors. They live in the wild and hunt in packs. In their natural habitats, they are known to scavenge food and often get the kill from other predators. Many dogs even eat their vomit to conserve Continue Reading
The definition of ‘old’ as far as dogs are concerned varies from breed to breed. For example, larger dog breeds having a lifespan of 8-10 years can be considered old when they are 6 or 7. Conversely, Chihuahua and other breeds which live up to 15 years or longer will only be considered old after they turn 13 or 14 years. As your pet ages, owners Continue Reading
Brushing your dog’s teeth regularly may not be an activity you love but you must get him used to it from an early age. Statistics show that 1 out of every 5 dogs will develop periodontal disease by the age of 5. Regular brushing can prevent many complications and keep your pet healthy. However, in some cases, tooth decay due to hardened plaque can Continue Reading