Did you know that pets could get diabetes? An unhealthy diet and a lack of activity could cause your dog to develop diabetes. This condition can be treated and your dog will not develop complications as long as diabetes is diagnosed early. Here are the most common signs of diabetes in dogs.
A dog who cannot produce enough insulin or cannot use the insulin produced will end up with high blood sugar levels. This can lead to a sweet-smelling breath. If you notice that your dog’s breath has a fruity smell, you should have their blood sugar levels checked.
If you’re not very well prepared and organized, traveling with your dog can be stressful, and even dangerous.
Here are 10 tips for traveling with your dog. If you take the time to consider each of these ahead of the trip, you’ll find you will enjoy a much smoother, stress-free journey.
Being a dog owner is a real joy. It promises years of pleasure and companionship to owner and dog alike. But it is also a heavy responsibility and a long-term commitment. Below are eight tips on how to care for that “friend” to which you have made such a commitment.Continue reading
A stroke is a serious condition that requires immediate medical attention. This fact is no less true when the one having the stroke is a dog. It is difficult enough to recognize the symptoms of stroke in a human however. How much more is this true of a dog?Continue reading
If you are the type of dog owner that like to give your dog a special treat every once in a while keep in mind that there are some foods that are safe for you but not for your dog. Some of these you may know about but some may be new to you.
1. Let’s start off with chocolates. I think pretty much all dog owners know that chocolate is dangerous for dogs and can cause death if not treated quickly and properly.Continue reading
There is always a possibility that your dog could be poisoned and you should be prepared by knowing the correct things to do to help. Dogs can be poisoned in several different ways including ingesting a poison or even eating a creature that has been poisoned. They can also be poisoned externally.
A poisoned dog can go downhill quickly so the quicker you get your dog to the vet the better it will be for your pet.
Doggy doors are a great convenience for both owners and dogs. Whether you have a puppy, a dog in the prime of life or an elderly dog, a doggy door allows your dog to go in and out at will into a safe backyard. Your dog can potty or play as he wishes. Doggy doors are not hard to install and it’s easy to teach your dog to use one.Continue reading
I had a client make an appointment for dog training last week. However before we could get together he sent me an email explaining that his dog got out of the door and was run over by a car. Actually this happens more often than you can imagine. In fact in your hometown it happens daily.
For most dog owners, one of their greatest fears is that their dog will escape through the door and run into the street where they could be hit by a car. That’s a nightmare scenario that no one wants to have happen, yet it could happen all too easily.Continue reading
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