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Dog Bladder Problems - Why is My Puppy Frequently Urinating Small Amounts?

Perhaps you have noticed your dog urinating frequently, as in every 10 minutes or so. Maybe you notice your puppy trying to urinate and only see a few drops come out each time. When you see your puppy frequently urinating small amounts, there is reason to be alarmed.

Frequent urination is...


4 Reasons Why Your Dog Drinks Excessively

If your dog drinks excessively, it could be because he is suffering one of the following. Be acutely aware when they do this.

Causes:

Pain, stress, heat exhaustion(dehydration), illness(vomiting and dehydration), kidney failure or disease.

Pain and Stress

These cause an increase in heart rate and respiration which in turn causes the body temperature...


Dog Diarrhea - A Comprehensive Guide

If you’ve got a dog, then chances are, he or she has had diarrhea at some point. Not only is dog diarrhea an inconvenient mess, it is an indicator that something could be seriously wrong with your pet’s health.

Remember: diarrhea that worsens, becomes more frequent, lasts longer than 24 hours,...


Salmon Fish Oil Supplements Banishes Dry Skin in Dogs - Provides Health Benefits

Salmon oil supplement was the answer to our dog’s skin and coat problems. It started with doggie dandruff, as in whitish flakes appearing on our dog’s fur, and falling onto our rugs and sofas. Nasty!

The first thing we tried, on our vet’s recommendation, was a medicated shampoo, which helped somewhat....


Caring For Your Geriatric Dog - 8 Helpful Hints

All dogs age eventually, and with it comes ailments that may require special care. These times can be frustrating and scary for both of you. But, if you anticipate these changes you can prepare for them in advance. With a few helpful hints you can turn their golden years into...


Vet Costs: The Top 5 Secrets To Dramatically Lower Them

Veterinary Care is expensive. I should know, for I am a Veterinarian who owned a Veterinary Hospital for nearly 15 years. Veterinary Medicine has changed dramatically in the last 30 years; gone are the days of James Herriot when vets treated every type of animal, and regularly made house calls....


Great Ways to Use Essential Oils for Your Dog

Here are a few simple ways to prevent health issues for your dog. Essential oils products made by Young Living are natural ways to promote health, naturally prevent pests, and help stop tooth decay. Please keep in mind the not all essential oil brands are processed to the...


Benefits to Using Apple Cider Vinegar for Your Dog's Health

I am sure you have heard of using apple cider vinegar for natural remedies in people, but have you heard of using it for your dog’s health? Apple cider vinegar can help with digestion, gas, constipation, bladder stones, and urinary tract infections. It is used to deter insects such as...


Holistic Dog Care - Bring Your Dog Out of Depression

When I first told my friend that my Corgi suffers bouts of depression, they find it hard to believe. Like humans, dogs do occasionally suffer from depression. They get lethargic, stop eating, and drink only minimal amounts of water, stop wanting to play, and even lose drastic amounts of weight....


Therapy Dogs - Fascinating Facts

There is no greater therapy than the love of a dog. Everyday around the world millions of people experience the amazing bond between humans and dogs. This is what the basis of what is becoming such a powerful mode of therapy for many people in long term health care facilities,...


Liver Shunts In Dogs - Why My Dog Went Undiagnosed For 3.5 Years And How You Can Spot It!

My Italian Greyhound is truly the best friend (no, more like a child) of my husband and I. Her name is Wendy. She’s absolutely a beautiful specimen of an Italian Greyhound – with her sleek body, her tucked tummy, her champion like posture and whimsical gallop. Wendy...