Learning a safe and effective method for giving your dog pills (medicine) is necessary for your dog's health. Too many times, a new dog owner will waste several pills trying to get their pet to swallow a pill. We review several techniques to help you with this problem.
Category - How to Care for Sick Puppies
What do you do when your dog is generally healthy and eats well, but just lacks energy and is underweight? What to do when my dog lacks energy and losing weight? We provide some suggestions on what you can do to address this issue.
'How do I take my puppy's temperature and what temperature should it be?' We attempt to answer this question.
Knowing how to tell if your puppy needs additional milk beyond what the nursing dog can give is an important item to be aware of during the nursing stage. We cover warning signs of puppy dehydration and how to handle this situation.
Puppies regularly need to be treated for worms after they are 6-8 weeks old. Intestinal worms and parasites are extremely common in dogs and puppies. In fact, most puppies are born with them.
We've delivered or assisted in the delivery of many litters of puppies. This is an ongoing list of problems that we have run into during the whelping process.
The long wait is nearly over. So what are the warning signs that indicate puppies are near? We review dog labor signs, potential problems you may run into, the birthing process, and more...
Just like those of us that are always wondering at what point to take a child to the doctor, you will find yourself in the same predicament with a puppy. Know when to take your dog to the vet.
Worms are a common parasite found in dogs. There are many kinds of worms that can infest your pooch. There are different symptoms for different types of worms. This is a compiled list of 9 signs of worms in dogs.
We have found that Veterinarians are only as good as their experience and education. Numerous times we have taken a dog to a vet to have one diagnosis and then to another to have a completely different diagnosis or recommendation. We provide a 17 tips on how to select a veterinarian.
There are many types of parasites that you should be watching out for on and in your dog. By educating yourself with what to watch out for, you may recognize certain signs of parasitic infection with your dog. We provide an overview of these many types of parasites.
We cover an explanation of the most common dog diseases that could affect your dog including parvo, bordetella, corona, distemper, hepatitis, leptospirosis, lyme disease, and several others.
It is estimated that between 20% and 40% of all puppies born alive do not survive. Most of these will die before they are even weaned. We describe this heart breaking and frustrating illness as a fading puppy.
Pet insurance advocates point out how expensive health care for pets is especially now with all the high-tech equipment. We review several important considerations you should ponder before making this purchase for your dog.