Hip Dysplasia Slowing Your Doggy Down? 4 Natural Ways To Alleviate The Discomfort
13 September 2016
If you were surprised when your dog was diagnosed with hip dysplasia, you should know that some large breed dogs – including St. Bernard's and Bull Mastiff's – are prone to the disorder. Luckily, with proper treatment, your dog can lead a happy, pain-free life. If you're looking for alternative forms of pain therapy for your dog, you're in luck. There are many natural ways to keep your dog moving. Here are four natural ways to alleviate the pain and discomfort associated with hip dysplasia.
When Your Pet Is In Pain: Treatment Options To Reduce Inflammation And Pain
8 September 2016
When you own a pet, you know when your pet is feeling some pain. Whether the pain is due to acute inflammation or your pet is suffering from a chronic condition such as arthritis, there are treatment options available to help. If you notice that your pet is no longer willing or able to participate in activities they used to enjoy, it's time to meet with your veterinarian and discuss possible solutions.
Keep Pets Safe During The Dog Days Of Summer
2 September 2016
There are some potential risks to your pet that seem to lurk primarily during the warmest months of the year. These are issues that owners should pay attention to and be wary of. Keep your pet safe with an awareness of seasonal hazards that could impact your dog's health and well-being.
Some hot-weather hazards for pet-owners to heed include:
Fleas and ticks. Check your pet regularly for signs of fleas or ticks, particularly during the warmer times of year.
Three Causes Of Chronic Bad Breath In Dogs
2 September 2016
While you may think that it's normal for your dog's breath to smell bad, this is just a myth. Chronic bad breath can be a sign that your dog requires veterinary attention, so don't ignore it. Here are three possible causes of your dog's terrible breath.
Poor Oral Hygiene
If you never brushed your teeth, your mouth would smell pretty bad, and the same is true for your dog. Brushing helps to remove bits of food from your dog's teeth, and if this debris remains in place, it will break down and cause a bad odor.