Posts in Dog Health

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June 11, 2020
Most often, canine bad breath is caused by dental or gum disease, and certain dogs — particularly small ones — are especially prone to plaque and tartar. However, persistent bad breath ... (more)
June 11, 2020
Your pet's nails should be quite short and not be curling under the foot when standing upright. If they curl under, the dogs nails need to be clipped. The dogs nail contains a blood v... (more)
June 11, 2020
Warts usually occur on the ageing skin of older dogs — as if the loss of hair and muscle strength weren’t enough for them to deal with! They can also be more of a problem in breeds that... (more)
June 11, 2020
Although most skin problems are not emergencies, it is important to get an accurate diagnosis so the condition can be treated. See your veterinarian if your dog is scratching or licking e... (more)
June 11, 2020
Any smell or discharge coming from your dogs ears is not normal. Pull your dogs ears back and look regularly for anything abnormal. Smell could be bacterial, fungal or ear mites... (more)
April 22, 2018
Ticks can be seen easily in your pets coat. They look like small spider-like, egg shaped creepy crawlies. They can attach anywhere on your pets skin. Ticks are usually picked up in w... (more)
April 22, 2018
Dogs with injuries caused by grass seeds is an extremely common seasonal problem. Breeds with hairy ears and hairy feet are more at risk if walked in meadows or woodlands where these grasses common... (more)
April 22, 2018
Dogs have Anal glands which are scenting glands, the two small pouches are on either side of their anus. They make a smelly, oily, brown fluid that dogs use to identify each other and mark their te... (more)
April 22, 2018
You may see fleas in your pets coat or what looks like black grit (flea dirt). Fleas can usually be found around the base of the tail or on the tummy. Fleas can be picked up in the garden... (more)
April 22, 2018
Lice are parasites that live on the skin of an affected dog. They are actually a small insect that feeds by chewing on the skin of the dog or by sucking the blood, depending on the type of lou... (more)