Some dogs swallow objects that become trapped in their intestine. Abdominal surgery may be necessary to remove the obstruction, as it was for my dog.
Some dog owners do not buy preventative because of the cost of testing and the medicine and the parasite ends up killing. Here is an inexpensive option that I will share with you.
Have you noticed that extra digit on your dog's leg? Or maybe you have read a puppy advertisement that says 'dewclaws removed' and wonder what that means? This article explains the purpose of a dewclaw, why your dog has them, and why you should consider carefully before having them removed.
If your dog is scratching and his feet and ears smell like corn chips, he should be helped as soon as possible. Here's how to resolve a yeast infection at home, naturally.
This is an informative description of what to expect from a canine urethrostomy. This article will discuss how the procedure is performed and what post-operative care your pet will need now and in the future.
Photos, videos, and descriptions will help you figure out what is wrong with your dog. Simple home cures will also help you treat hair loss.
This article focuses on five causes of bad breath in dogs and five solutions for how to fix it. A helpful video is also included.
Dogs with a hacking cough may have a very infectious disease called kennel cough. A vet's diagnosis is essential, however. My dog recently had the disease.
Many dogs suffer from patellar luxations, a condition also known as 'trick knee', where the kneecap slips out of place and can cause discomfort and pain. Fortunately, if caught early, the condition is treatable. That's why it's important to know the signs of a slipping knee and what to do about it.
One of the most common hereditary health problems for German Shepherds is hip dysplasia. Knowing the causes and symptoms can help you avoid or lessen the burden of this issue.
If your dog is itching and scratching, you need to provide help now before he damages his skin with his nails. Here are some things you can do right now even when you cannot take your dog to the vet.
German Shepherds are susceptible to urinary and bladder issues. Many of these problems are food-related and there can be hereditary weaknesses in the bloodline.
Burping in dogs . . . what's normal and what's not? Many dogs burp just like humans do. But if your dog is belching a lot, there can be several causes and some may require treatment.
Easy to follow and effective instructions on how to use first aid to treat small cuts and wounds on your dog. This is what to do when no vet is available.