Urinary problems are quite common in shepherds. We’ll discuss some tips for managing urinary infections and bladder stones in German Shepherds.
Seasonal Canine Illness (SCI), also known as Seasonal Canine Disease, is a condition found in the UK which can be fatal to dogs. This guide aims to give you the facts about the sickness, how to prevent your pet from contracting it, and how to identify it and help them if the worst happens.
Here are 8 popular houseplants that are toxic to dogs. Know who to call if your dog eats one of these plants.
Canine urinary incontinence is a problem for both old and young dogs. Corn silk can be an effective, natural treatment and is often incorporated in all-natural bladder support formulas for dogs.
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.
As the temperature rises, keeping our pet dogs cool and comfortable is essential to maintain their health and well-being. These ten ideas will help you keep your dog safe and chilled during the hot months of summer.
Parasites are an issue for nearly every active dog that loves to be outside and play with his mouth. Some German Shepherds have weaknesses that make them more prone to worms and gastrointestinal tract problems than others.
If your dog has a trick knee, you can rush into surgery or look for alternatives. Here is what else you can do.
If your dog is itching and scratching, learn about some natural alternatives to steroids before the problems start.
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.
Finding a bit of mucus in your dog's stool is common and benign, but an excessive amount is troubling, especially if there is blood. Learn what causes mucus in dog poop and what you can do about it.
Fleas or lice can be irritating and can also cause some health problems in German Shepherds. Prevention and effective treatment are necessary.
Dogs with a hacking cough may have a very infectious disease called kennel cough. A vet's diagnosis is essential, however. My dog has experienced the disease.
There is only one venomous snake in the UK: the European adder. Adder bites are extremely rare, but every once in a while a dog gets bitten by a snake. Know how to minimise the risk of this happening and what to do if a bite occurs to keep your dog safe.
Acquiring a parasite is one of the most common health issues for German Shepherds. When you leave the problem untreated for too long, worms can wreak serious havoc and hamper the growth of younger dogs.