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From Conventional to Alternative: Best Strategies for Handling Canine Bladder Stones

Bladder stones, also known as uroliths or calculi, can be troublesome for dogs. These stones can irritate the bladder lining, leading to bleeding, pain, and an increased risk of chronic bladder infections.  When stones block the urinary tract, they pose a serious, potentially life-threatening problem, especially when...

By |2024-05-31T19:32:38-04:00February 12th, 2024|Pet Health|Comments Off on From Conventional to Alternative: Best Strategies for Handling Canine Bladder Stones

Why Opting out of Rice for Your Dog Is a Wise Choice

The recommendation to feed dogs rice during bouts of diarrhea has been deeply ingrained in the minds of pet professionals and dog guardians over the years. However, it's time to reassess this recommendation and acknowledge superior alternatives.

By |2024-05-30T11:52:09-04:00January 19th, 2024|Pet Health|Comments Off on Why Opting out of Rice for Your Dog Is a Wise Choice

Yuletide Tails: A Dog Parent’s Handbook to Holiday Harmony

As the jingle bells start ringing and the festive season unfolds, dog parents embark on a unique adventure of puppy parenting amidst the holiday cheer. While the twinkling lights and joyful gatherings bring warmth to our homes, they also present challenges for our canine companions. In this blog, we'll explore tips and insights on navigating the holiday as a devoted dog parent, ensuring a harmonious blend of merriment for both you and your furry friend.

By |2024-05-30T11:48:50-04:00December 18th, 2023|Pet Health|Comments Off on Yuletide Tails: A Dog Parent’s Handbook to Holiday Harmony

Understanding and Managing Kidney Disease in Dogs

Kidney disease is one of the most prevalent conditions found in dogs, and understanding how to manage it naturally can make a significant impact on your dog’s prognosis. While it is more common in older animals, younger pets can also be affected. Early detection and understanding of the causes, symptoms, and treatment options are crucial for effective treatment. In this comprehensive guide, we will delve into the intricacies of kidney disease, its types, prevention strategies, and natural remedies.

By |2024-05-30T12:08:40-04:00November 27th, 2023|Pet Health|Comments Off on Understanding and Managing Kidney Disease in Dogs

Understanding Pyometra In Dogs and Why Juvenile Spay Is Not The Answer

The picture above is my patient, Daisy. She is a 12-year-old pomeranian that I treated this week for pyometra. Thankfully, she did very well and made a full recovery. Pyometra is a serious and potentially life-threatening condition that can affect unspayed female dogs. However...

By |2024-05-30T11:20:32-04:00September 21st, 2023|Pet Health|Comments Off on Understanding Pyometra In Dogs and Why Juvenile Spay Is Not The Answer

A Natural Strategy For Protecting Your Dog From Ticks and Tickborne Illnesses

Ticks are abundant and they carry diseases that can infect our dogs. As dog guardians, it is our responsibility to make informed decisions about the type of protection we use to protect our dogs from ticks and the diseases they carry. In this blog, I will discuss...

By |2024-05-30T11:36:29-04:00July 26th, 2023|Pet Health|Comments Off on A Natural Strategy For Protecting Your Dog From Ticks and Tickborne Illnesses

How To Handle A Flea Infestation

Fleas are the most clinically-important ectoparasite of dogs worldwide and their pervasiveness varies depending on the dog’s health status, nutrition, environment, and preventatives used. In a study performed in the United Kingdom, 14.4% of dogs were considered flea infested and about 11 percent of these fleas were infected with potentially pathogenic bacteria.

By |2024-05-30T11:33:08-04:00July 18th, 2023|Pet Health|Comments Off on How To Handle A Flea Infestation
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