Posts Categorized: Dog Health

The Benefits of Supplements For Your Pet

There is little doubt that supplements and vitamins are wonderful for people. So what about supplements and vitamins for dogs? Are they something that you, as a pet owner, should consider for your animals? Do they work for pets in the same way that they work for people? ARE SUPPLEMENTS FOR DOGS NECESSARY? These questions and… Read more »

Why Oral Care Matters

Oral Disease is is the most common disease of dogs and cats and can lead to serious health issues including adverse effects on the kidneys, heart muscle, liver as well as severe pain, bad breath and tooth loss. Prevention of periodontal disease is KEY. By the time moderate-severe disease is present, tooth loss is inevitable and… Read more »

Canine Behavior and Daylight Savings

The end of daylight savings time may seem inconsequential or, at worst, an inconvenience as you remember to forward all your clocks and adjust to one less precious hour of sleep. Your dog on the other hand relies solely on his own body clock, or circadian rhythm, to know when it is time to eat, sleep and exercise, and that one hour difference is enough to throw that clock into disarray.

How To Give Your Puppy CPR (Infographic)

How To Give Your Puppy CPR

Your CPR certification for adults does not automatically mean you also know the correct way to perform CPR on a puppy. Chest compression for humans and dogs involve forceful motions, with one hand on top of the other on the surface of the chest. However, this sort of force may do more harm than good when dealing with a puppy. Learn the steps to modified respiration and CPR for puppies to increase their chance of survival.

Are Doggy Kisses Safe? Can My Dog Really Make Me Sick?

Girl getting kisses from dog

If you love getting showered by doggy kisses, you will definitely share a germ or two with your dog, but will you get sick?

Diseases that are passed from animals to humans are termed zoonotic.

The good news is that most zoonotic diseases from dogs are…