Dog Articles

Oh Yuk!

Dogs really do some revolting things occasionally but when your dog eats its own droppings, it can really make your stomach turn - especially when it wants to come and greet you afterwards with that oh-so-lovely Fetid Fido grin.

Sarcoptic mange or Canine Scabies is a highly contagious, parasitic skin disease of dogs.

Tummy Troubles

Does your pet vomit occasionally? While it is common for pets to vomit, it is not a condition to be ignored.

Does your dog have a swollen earflap or 'fat ear'? It is likely that he or she has an aural haematoma, or a blood clot in the ear.

Wobbly back legs aren't always due to old age. Hip dysplasia is an inherited disease seen most commonly in large and giant breeds of dogs. Other factors also play a part, especially diet.

Living With a Blind Dog

Most blind dogs can live happy, good quality lives after a period of adjustment. This is because they rely on their other senses of smell and hearing to negotiate their familiar surroundings.

Ablution Solutions

A dog that messes in the house is really soiling its reputation. Nevertheless, if your mind is muddling over the puddling, lamenting over the excrementing or paining over the staining, don't fret - there are solutions to these ablutions!

Intervertebral disc disease is the result of degenerative changes which can result in the disc pushing into the spinal canal. This leads to pressure on the spinal cord, causing injury to the nervous tissue, and pain. Certain breeds of dog are predisposed to this condition.

Grief Struck

Can dogs and cats grieve after the loss of a loved one?

Choosing a Pet

Wondering what type of pet would best suit you and your lifestyle? Let’s look at some options.

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