Dogs can develop hot spots for many reasons, but the most common reasons are seasonal or topical allergies, food allergies or a food intolerance. Hot spots are red, open wounds that often become infected and are made worse by your dog licking and chewing on them. A change in diet can often dramatically reduce the recurrence of hot spots or even eliminate them altogether.
Your cat is shaking her head and rubbing her head constantly on the side of the couch or any other surface she can get to. You have taken her to the vet and your kitty has an otherwise clean bill of health, but she keeps having itchy ears, scratching her ears or getting ear infections. Your cat’s food could be the culprit
Why Does My Cat Itch?
Is your cat scratching itself all the time? If you have checked and treated for fleas and your cat is still scratching, it may be time to look at the food you are feeding. Food intolerances are becoming more and more common in cats. Continue reading Why Does My Cat Itch?
Cat vomit is a common problem for cats. All cat owners have some sort of cat vomit story, usually involving their shoe, their bare foot or even their bed. Cats can vomit for numerous reasons, including hairballs or intestinal obstructions. If your cat vomits regularly, the first step is to take your kitty to the vet for a checkup.
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Dogs can have bad breath for many reasons, from needing dental care to needing a new diet. If you’re asking yourself ‘Why does my dog have bad breath?’ it’s time to start investigating the cause.
Is your dog itchy? Scratching himself constantly? Missing hair? Chewing on his paws? All of these are signs that it may be time for you to consider a new diet for your dog. Let’s take a deeper look into what could be causing your dog to lose it’s hair. Continue reading Why Does My Dog Have A Bald Spot?
Chihuahuas are the smallest breed in the world. Chihuahuas have gained popularity and fame from popular dogs such as the Taco Bell dog and Paris Hilton’s famous little purse dog, Tinkerbell. Despite their adorable size, Chihuahuas are not a fashion accessory and need the same training and care as a regular sized dog.
Unless your cat is Mr. Bigglesworth or a distant related cousin, bald spots are a sign of something not quite working for your cat. What causes bald spots on cats? To find out, start at the base of your cat’s health and look at his nutrition.
Dogs can get bumps for various reasons, including bacterial infections, heat rash and food allergy symptoms. A little detective work on your end can help you figure out why your dog has bumps.