Dogs and cats can develop food allergies just like people. They, unlike people, cannot share crucial information for accurate diagnosis. Therefore, with the help of a veterinarian, pet owners have to systematically rule out all […]
Now that we covered some of the basics about skin, let’s talk about itching and scratching a bit. There are several reasons why dogs and cats itch and scratch. They can be classified into four […]
Dogs get ear infections for lots of reasons. Some dogs with floppy ears are just prone to more ear infections, like spaniels and hounds. Dogs who spend time in water can get moisture trapped underneath their ears which can cause ear infections.
But did you know that your dog’s food can be a contributor or could even be causing your dog’s recurring ear infections? An overgrowth of yeast could mean that your dog is not getting the nutrition it needs out of its food. Your dog may be itching its ears, scratching its ears more than normal or rubbing its ears on objects or people.
B oxers rank as the 7th most popular dog in the United States, according to the AKC. It’s not surprising that these charming dogs rank so high. They love children, are incredibly patient and make […]
no matter where you are in the world, if you’re experiencing hot weather, we’d like to remind you of a few things to keep your pets safe in summer. The pavement is often 20 degrees hotter than […]
When you pet your dog, does your hand come away smelling badly and feeling oily? Does your dog make his presence known in a room by the smell emanating from his coat? A greasy […]
One of the most common signs of a food intolerance in dogs, is chewing on their paws. Dogs can also chew their paws if there is an issue with their nails and sometimes dogs will […]
Itching, scratching, patches of hair missing, digestive upset, recurrent ear infections, oily fur, chewing on paws..what do all of these have in common? They all can be signs of a food allergy or a food […]
Okay, let’s get started on some lists. The first one we’ll start with is usually the most common resolution for the new year….losing weight. We have a great article on how to tell if your […]
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. Bacterial Infections […]