Health

What you need to know to keep your best friend in top form.

Dog Friendly Gardening

It is spring time!  Time to play outside and time to start gardening!  With a few precautions, gardening can be fun and safe to share with your dogs. Read more

Better than Tomato Juice as a Skunk Rinse...

Today I want to give you my skunk rinse recipe, and here’s hoping you never have to use it! Read more

Canine Scabies

Noah is a nine week old male Beagle mix who presented, along with his four littermates, with extreme itchiness and hair loss. The five brothers had been rescued earlier on the day of presentation by Basset and Beagle Rescue of the Heartland. Read more

Cherry Eye

Cherry eye is the common name for an eye condition that affects a tear gland of the third eyelid of some dogs.  It usually occurs in young puppies and may be unilateral (affecting one eye) or bilateral (affecting both eyes). Read more

Top Ten Signs of Heart Disease in Dogs

Early diagnosis and treatment can make all the difference when it comes to heart disease in dogs. It is important for dog owners to be aware of the signs of heart disease so they can bring potential issues to their veterinarian’s attention as soon as possible. Read more

What to Do If Your Dog Gets the Flu

The canine influenza virus (CIV) is a relatively new virus and is part of the canine infectious respiratory disease complex, also known as ‘kennel cough.’ Read more

How to Keep Your Pet Healthy During any Season

(ARA) – Americans love pets – to the tune of 62 percent of all households with at least one pet in residence, according to the Humane Society of the United States. Statistics show that 72.9 million homes accommodate approximately 78.2 million dogs and 86.4 million cats. Read more

The Window (Panes) to the Soul

If the eyes are the windows to the soul, the lenses are the window panes.  That is not as poetic, but it is true. Read more

The Latest Recalled Dog Foods All Contain This Ingredient

In early December, three pet food recalls were initiated due to aflatoxin levels above the ‘acceptable’ limit. Read more

Does Your Dog Get Along with Other Dogs?

Many dog owners one day realize their pet no longer seems interested in being with other canines. Their formerly social dog has grown standoffish when other dogs are around. Read more

How Safe is Your Child Around Dogs?

According to the CDC, 4.5 million people are bitten by dogs each year. One in five bites requires medical attention. And in 2006, over 30,000 people required reconstructive surgery to repair damage done by a dog bite. Read more

Happy Valentine's Day!

Happy Valentine’s Day!

May your home be full to the top with flowers and chocolate…unless you have pets, and then may your home be full of unconditional love and awesomeness, which are way better than flowers and chocolate any day!

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