Heartworms are not the only kind of worms your dog can have. Tapeworms, Roundworms, Hookworms and Whipworms are common internal parasites. Added to making your dog uncomfortable hookworms can be fatal in puppies. If your dog has been scooting on his bottom, has diarrhea, weight ...Read More
What is Heartworm Disease?
The dog is a natural host for heartworms. They live inside dogs, mature and reproduce. Heartworms are a foot long and can clog up a dog’s heart, arteries and lungs. They cause serious damage and are hard to treat. Even if the ...Read More
When we got Scooter he was covered in fleas. You could just watch them jump all over. As the picture shows, he was a mess, had not been groomed ever. We tried washing him with flea shampoo, flea powder and a flea collar. It didn’t ...Read More
There is a school of thought that they do it to calm an upset tummy. My dogs throw up. I know that if I throw up it does calm my stomach for a while. Dogs can’t digest grass. They lack the enzyme to digest it.
What to Look For:
The first ingredient should be meat, not grain. Dogs are carnivores at heart, but have been bred to need some carbohydrates. Grains are added to dog food because it is cheaper and helps hold kibble together. Avoid corn meal, soy and wheat. ...Read More
I have mentioned our pit bull and how he suddenly became very sick and we had to have him put down. The worst thing is that we didn’t know about the chemicals in all of his plastic bowls. We had been feeding him Kibbles ...Read More
When Boo was young we crate trained him. He only peed in the house once and never again. When we took him out we would tell him what to do and where. We kept a small area in the backyard for this purpose.. It worked ...Read More