If your dog has fluffy or floppy ears they are more likely to get dirty on the inside and need a clean. You can learn how to clean dog ears at home and avoid a costly regular trip to the veterinarian. Some dog parents even get their dogs sedated at the vet to have their ears cleaned. This is extreme and is usually not necessary. See all the tips and tricks you need right here to do the job at home. Continue reading
Is my dog having a seizure? Does my dog have asthma? This is often what dog parents think when they see their dog reverse sneezing. It can be very frightening for a dog parent the first time it happens. Many dogs are rushed to a veterinarian when in fact it is actually reverse sneezing in dogs, which is usually harmless. Continue reading
Accidents always happen at the most inconvenient time, like on the weekend or at night. Sometimes it is difficult to get to a vet straight away and you need a dog first aid kit. If your dog gets injured and you don’t have anything ready to stop the bleeding or ease the pain, you’ll be stressed and anxious about your dog and find it very difficult to deal with. I know, I’ve been in that situation.
You can detect symptoms of allergy in your dog by observing them at home. About 10% of dogs have a food allergy. There are artificial substances in dog food that can cause allergy and there are natural foods that your dog may be genetically allergic to. Read on for a list of common foods that can cause food allergies in dogs. Continue reading
Do you leave your dog at home each day while you go to work? Is your dog alone during the hottest part of the day? It’s essential that your dog doesn’t overheat during the summer months. Here are the 5 critical steps for keeping dogs cool in summer heat. Continue reading