Tag: Treatment and Prevention
Choosing a Veterinarian for Your Dog

Choosing a Veterinarian for Your Dog

Do you have a veterinarian that has been recommended to you by another pet owner? How far away is this veterinary practice? Where is the nearest animal emergency room? These are ...

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Treating Heartworm Disease in Dogs

Treating Heartworm Disease in Dogs

Although it’s completely preventable, each year in the United States some 250,000 dogs test positive for heartworm. This nasty parasite lives inside the blood vessels and heart of ...

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Common Dog Illnesses

Common Dog Illnesses

Here is a list of a few dog illnesses, how you can spot them, and how they are treated. As always, no information can replace a visit to the veterinarian. Never take a chance with ...

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How to Stop Your Dog from Chewing on Furniture

How to Stop Your Dog from Chewing on Furniture

Your dog’s mouth is a vital tool to his health and happiness. Canines use this structure to eat, play, and communicate. But there is one particular activity employed by our furry ...

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Dental Care for Your Dogs

Dental Care for Your Dogs

Are your teeth bright and shiny? How about your breath, sweet and fresh? Good. Now go over to your dog, open his mouth and take a peek inside. If his teeth aren’t as white as ...

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What to Expect when Your Dog Faces ACL Surgery

What to Expect when Your Dog Faces ACL Surgery

By the time our adopted English Cocker was 11, he had morphed from 42 to 63 pounds. Although he started to resent even short walks, we were surprised to find ourselves in the ...

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How To Help Your Dog Lose Weight

How To Help Your Dog Lose Weight

Obesity in dogs is a disorder that needs some important attention and consideration. If you want your dog to have longer and higher quality of life, start training your dog to ...

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Getting Your Dog’s Teeth Cleaned? Beware of Infection

Getting Your Dog’s Teeth Cleaned? Beware of Infection

My parents have a large dog, and recently arranged to have his teeth cleaned. This was appropriate because the dog is five years old. So, after blood work and other routine ...

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Keep Older Dogs Who Suffer from Arthritis Pain Free

Keep Older Dogs Who Suffer from Arthritis Pain Free

Your Veterinarian May Prescribe Medications Over the Counter or by Prescription for Pain when Arthritis is the Diagnosis Comfort for our aging pets is important not only to us ...

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Does Your Dog or Cat Shake Their Head? It Might Be Ear Mites

Does Your Dog or Cat Shake Their Head? It Might Be Ear Mites

Additional drugs may effect the ability of clopidogrel to work. These include cimetidine, esomeprazole, etravirine, felbamate, fluconazole, fluoxetine, fluvoxamine, ...

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