When buying toys for your beloved dogs, you may want to match them with your dog’s needs, and personality. You may want to try experimenting first to find out which toys make your dogs the happiest.
Does Your Dog Have Allergies?
The most common form of canine allergyis flea allergy. To find out if your dog has flea allergies, a skin allergy test is preformed. If it he/she is tested positive, a strict control regimen can reduce symptoms. Consult your vet as to what type of treatment is best for your pet.
Dogs become infected when they are bitten by mosquitoes with infective heartworm larvae. The infection is transmitted, with the larvae eventually growing into adult female and male worms that live not only in the heart, but also in the lungs and related blood vessels.
How To Select a Proper Diet for Your Dog
Your dog needs 45 nutrients to function properly. Major groups for these nutrients are protein, carbohydrates, fat, vitamins and minerals, as well as water. These nutrients have to be in the right amounts so that they are properly digested and absorbed by the body.
What breeds are prone Hip Displasia?
Hip displasia is a genetic disease, meaning the pup can inherit it from its parents. Other factors also contribute, like environmental factors, rapid weight changes and other genetic factors as well. Tracing your pet’s family lineage will help you determine if your dog is prone to this disease.
What is Canine Distemper?
The symptoms of canine distemper are not easily detected so that immediate treatment is rarely given. Complications such as pneumonia, bronchitis and severe inflammation of the stomach and intestines can also develop from the disease.
What is Kennel Cough?
Kennel cough can be caused by one or a combination of the following airborne agents (either as the causative or secondary agent): canine distemper virus, canine adenovirus 2, canine parainfluenza virus, the bordetella bronchiseptica or other gram negative bacteria.
Intestinal Parasites in Your Dog
Your dogs can be infected with intestinal parasites such as roundworms, tapeworms, hookworms, and whipworms. Taking care of our canine friends by checking for parasites which can be detrimental to their health.
Protect Your Dog From Leptospirosis
Leptospires grow well in water, appearing in a spiral shaped long body with hooks on both ends. They are called “aquatic spirochetes”. They are of two species, Leptospira biflexa and Leptospira interogans which cause disease in animals and humans. Leptospira interogans is divided …
Do Your Dogs Get Hepatitis?
Although dogs do get hepatitis, it may be different in cause and effect from human hepatitis. There is what is called Infectious Canine Hepatitis. This disease is caused by a virus, and may prove to be a fatal disease in some dogs.
Regular Vaccinations And Your Dog
Immunity means that there is little or no risk of falling ill to a certain disease. In adult dogs immunity can result from either vaccination or the dog suffering and survived the disease.