How To Treat Pressure Sores In Dogs

What causes pressure sores in dogs? Pressure sores in dogs also called decubitus ulcers in dogs or dog bed sores form from repeated pressure usually in a bony area where blood flow is constricted. Since blood carries oxygen and when this is restricted the skin begins to die. This is most common in larger breedContinue reading “How To Treat Pressure Sores In Dogs”

What Are The Treatment Options For Diabetes In Dogs?

Treatment options for diabetes in dogs should be to eliminate the severe signs of diabetes. Diabetes is usually controlled, not eliminated with the following. Injections  Insulin injections are what is needed most often for diabetic dogs. Insulin injections are given twice a day, sometimes once depending on the type. Things to consider when choosing theContinue reading “What Are The Treatment Options For Diabetes In Dogs?”

Can Dogs Get Diabetes?

The answer is yes.  There are two types of diabetes in dogs.   Insulin-deficiency diabetes – This is when a dog doesn’t produce enough insulin and is the most common type. Insulin-resistance diabetes – This is when a dog’s body is not utilizing the insulin that it produces properly. This is common in older dog’s thatContinue reading “Can Dogs Get Diabetes?”

Mobile Pet Groomers; Why They Are Worth It

There are so many remote jobs, grocery delivery services and also mobile pet groomers. You almost never have to leave your house unless you want to these days. Here are some of the reasons why mobile pet grooming is so worth it. Saves you time No traveling and they finish way faster. You will haveContinue reading “Mobile Pet Groomers; Why They Are Worth It”

How Dogs Affect Your Mental Health 

How dogs affect your mental health can be seen in many forms, not only mentally but also physically. Here are some of the ways they can help you.   Helps you mentally  If you suffer from depression, anxiety or stress a dog helps you to be more active. Exercise helps with all these things. Having aContinue reading “How Dogs Affect Your Mental Health “

What To Know Before Starting Your Dog Or Cat On Supplements

Many people take dietary supplements and an increasing number of those people are starting to give them to their pets. Vitamins, fatty acids, probiotics and Glucosamine, Chondroitin and MSM are the most common. Below are some important things to know before starting your dog or cat on supplements. Know what is in your pet’s foodContinue reading “What To Know Before Starting Your Dog Or Cat On Supplements”

What Are The Challenges Of Owning a Dog?

The challenges of owning a dog definitely don’t outweigh the benefits. However, it’s still good to be prepared for some of the challenges you may face.  Trying To Escape This can be more of a tendency when you first get your dog since they don’t know you well. The bond of friendship has not fullyContinue reading “What Are The Challenges Of Owning a Dog?”

Lumps And Bumps In Dogs; The Most Common Types

The thought of finding lumps and bumps in dogs can be concerning. However, fewer than half of the growths on dogs are cancerous. You should always take your dog to a veterinarian to have them checked out just to be sure. Below is a list of the most common types of growths on dogs. HereContinue reading “Lumps And Bumps In Dogs; The Most Common Types”

Lumps On My Dog; Should I Be Concerned?

The thought of finding lumps and bumps in dogs can be scary. However, fewer than half of the growths on dogs are cancerous. You should always take your dog to your veterinarian to have them checked out just to be sure. The different types of lumps and bumps in dogs are lipomas, abscess, tumor, SebaceousContinue reading “Lumps On My Dog; Should I Be Concerned?”

Veterinarian Costs; Did You Know They Drastically Vary Depending On The Vet?

Veterinarian costs vary for several reasons. Costs vary depending on where you live, how much the employees are paid, but this is not all. One of the main reasons is the type of vet you go to.  What are the different types of veterinarians?  There are veterinarians that specialize in domestic animals such as dogsContinue reading “Veterinarian Costs; Did You Know They Drastically Vary Depending On The Vet?”