Unfortunately Jellyfish and other toxic sea animals are part and parcel when it comes to swimming at the beach. Chances of your dog getting a stung by a Jellyfish may be low but it is worth knowing what to do to treat a Jellyfish sting in the event it ever does occur. Symptoms There are many […]
Parvo – Symptoms, Treatment And Prevention Canine parvovirus (commonly known as parvo) is a serious condition that affects dogs, especially puppies six months old and younger. The disease inflicts significant suffering and can be life-threatening. The virus is highly resilient and difficult to rid from the environment. It can live on the surface of dog bowls and floors, linger in carpets and […]
You’ve brought home an adorable new family member. Congratulations! There’s going to be a lot of fun times ahead of you, but we all know how curious puppies can be and how hard it can be to resist those innocent brown eyes. To help you keep your new furry friend safe, here’s a list of […]
Keeping your puppy free of parasites is important in order to protect his health and ensure normal growth and development. Some types of intestinal worms, including roundworms and hookworms, are difficult to prevent in newborn puppies since they can be transmitted from the mother before birth or through her milk. Other types can be prevented […]
Choosing a vet for your puppy might sound like a simple task, but it isn’t. When your puppy is ill, you want a vet that is kind, compassionate and professional. It is easy to locate just an ordinary everyday vet, but to find one that is perfect for your dog, takes time and research. Aside from looking in the telephone directory and online, there are […]
Did you know that many common plants are poisonous to puppies if ingested? Some of these poisonous plant species are oleander, hydrangea, azalea, ivy and poinsettia.