A Guide to Constipation in Dogs

A Guide to Constipation in Dogs

What to Do When Your Dog Is Suffering From Constipation Just like humans, dogs can suffer from periodic episodes of constipation. The typical healthy dog defecates once or twice a day. If you notice that your dog has not defecated after two days, then there is a likelihood that she may be constipated and a […]

Cancerous and Non-Cancerous Growths in a Dog’s Mouth

Cancerous and Non-Cancerous Growths in a Dog’s Mouth

Strange Growths in Your Dog’s Mouth Could Warrant Concern If your dog has a mass growing in her mouth, it may or may not be cancerous. In this guide, we’ll share with you the signs and symptoms of oral masses, how veterinarians determine whether or not they’re cancerous, and how they are treated so you […]

A Guide to Seizures and Convulsions in Dogs

A Guide to Seizures and Convulsions in Dogs

Dealing With Canine Seizures and Convulsions When your dog suddenly looks confused, drops to the floor on her side, and starts kicking her legs as if she is treading water, she is most likely having a seizure. Seizures and convulsions can occur in any breed of dog, though some types of seizures are more common […]

Cardiac Arrest in Dogs: What You Need to Know

Cardiac Arrest in Dogs

Cardiac Arrest Can Be Fatal in Dogs Cardiac arrest, or cardiopulmonary arrest, is often fatal in dogs. Less than ten percent ever recover after such an event, and most of these are dogs that have cardiac arrest while under anesthesia because resuscitation efforts can be started immediately, and oxygen and catheterization is already available in […]

Atopic Dermatitis in Dogs: Causes, Symptoms, and Treatments

Atopic Dermatitis in Dogs

Dogs and Allergic Reactions Like humans, dogs are susceptible to allergic reactions. The family pet’s allergies can even be triggered by the same things that affect the family – things such as pollen, pet dander, insects, certain foods, and some medications. In most cases, a dog’s allergic reaction will involve sneezing, watery eyes, itching and […]