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.
Why do dogs scratch all of the time? Scratching is the number one reason why people take their dogs to the vet. This article will explain the main causes of itchy skin in dogs and what can be done.
If your dog has a trick knee you can go to surgery or look for alternatives. Find out what else you can do.
Study: New proven, inexpensive treatment for Hemangiosarcoma in dogs, which does not responded well to chemotherapy. This potent therapy does not require a prescription, and can be home administered.
There are several signs of anemia in dogs, but these signs are not always readily recognized which can lead to delayed treatment even though every second counts. Anemia in dogs may lead to weakness and serious complications if left untreated.
Photos, videos, and descriptions will help you figure things out what is wrong with your dog, and simple home cures will help you make him feel better.
Several signs indicate an upset stomach in dogs, but some signs are not easily recognized by dog owners since dogs cannot vocalize their complaints. It is up to us dog owners to learn how to recognize these signs.
Learn what to expect at your pet's euthanasia appointment. Understand the origin of the term ''to put to sleep'' and how the procedure is carried out.
Using a serving tray is a great way to transport your dachshund to appointments and other trips to minimize lifting, which may contribute to back pain and strain.
Learn strategies to minimize the risk of back problems in your dog. Do your part to help your dog avoid back injury, which can be both painful and expensive.
It's the most dreaded appointment a dog owner must eventually endure, and nothing may be more disconcerting than seeing a dog in pain during euthanasia. This article explains dog euthanasia pain.
Dystocia, or difficulty giving birth in dogs, can be caused by several factors. Due to the chances for dystocia in canines, it's important that breeders remain in contact with their vet to address the issue promptly.
Heartworms, transmitted by mosquitoes, can damage your dog’s lungs, arteries, and many other important organs. Here are some common symptoms and what to do if you suspect your dog may have acquired the condition.
A hematoma is a swelling filled with blood. If a hematoma develops in a dog's spleen, removal of the organ may be necessary to prevent it from rupturing. One of my family's dogs underwent a splenectomy, or spleen removal.
Prednisone is a drug that is often prescribed to dogs with cancer, but how exactly does prednisone help dogs with cancer? What is this drug's mode of action and what are the risks for side effects?