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.
If you have noticed that your dog is itching from dry skin, here are a few vet-approved options to help provide him/her with some relief.
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.
Dog bloat is a serious condition that can kill dogs. Learn how to recognize the symptoms and also to prevent it.
Is there a fishy smell lingering and your dog now has a swollen anus? If so, your dog may have some anal gland problem. Following are some dog anal gland home remedies.
ACL tears are a common canine injury, affecting almost 1 million dogs a year in the USA. Surgical costs to treat this injury average $3000-3500. PRP offers a nonsurgical intervention at $550
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.
Has your dog just been diagnosed with canine diabetes? You probably have lots of questions. Living with a diabetic dog can be a challenge, especially at the beginning of the journey. With care, a dog with diabetes can be managed successfully and go on to live a long, healthy life.
Finding ways to keep an old dog from slipping is important in order to prevent them from getting injured or from developing a fear of walking on floors. There are several options to prevent your dog from slipping without the need to replace your wood or tile floors.
Feeling overwhelmed about caring for your diabetic dog? Taking care of a dog with canine diabetes may seem scary, but if you set up a consistent routine and stick with it, you can make life much easier for yourself and your pet.
Typical and atypical Addison's disease in dogs presents in two different ways. The diagnosis of both conditions requires different treatment plans as well. Learning about these two disease forms may appear confusing, but it doesn't need to be that way.
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.
Take care of your dog's ACL injury as soon as it happens, and find out what to do later if the problem persists.
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.
The causes of abdominal enlargement in dogs can be various. In order to better understand potential causes, it helps to first take a closer look at a dog's anatomy and review the organs of the abdomen.
Recognizing the signs of an Addisonian crisis is important so that you can take prompt action and take your dog to the vet immediately. Left untreated, an Addisonian crisis in dogs can turn fatal.