Dog Ears and their Care

Dog Ears and their Care

  Dog ears are larger than humans.  The ear canal is longer and can become infected and very sensitive.  Cleaning dog’s ears is a very important part of dog ownership.   We’ll see how dog ears are constructed.  We will look at how infections affect dog ears.  You will to learn how to clean your dog’s ears safely. Your Dog’s Ears Dog ears come in all shapes and sizes. They can be large and floppy, small and erect, or anything in…

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Convulsions and Seizures in Dogs

Convulsions and Seizures in Dogs

Convulsions and seizures in dogs cause the muscles to contract and relax rapidly. Although they are not typically life-threatening, the dog will lose control of its body, which can be frightening.   Type of Seizure or Convulsion Convulsions and seizures in dogs can be mild or severe.  A mild convulsion may result in the dog having trouble walking.  These convulsions may only last a few minutes.  If you see one it may not be their first event.  If the convulsion last…

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Dog Dental Health

Dog Dental Health

Your dogs is your best friend.  Making sure your dog dental health is very important. Dogs do not get cavities like people.  Even though dog’s mouths are considered cleaner than ours, they can develop plaque buildup and gingivitis.  Yellowing teeth and bad breath are not the only things we have to worry about.  These canine problems can lead to life-threatening infections including heart, liver, and kidney disease. If you notice any of these signs of dental problems, then take your dog to the veterinarian:…

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Diatomaceous Earth and Flea Treatment

Diatomaceous Earth and Flea Treatment

Is your dog or cat always scratching?  Do you have fleas jumping on you in your house? You may have a flea infestation! Flea Treatments Fleas have a significant economic impact. In America alone, approximately $2.8 billion is spent annually on flea-related veterinary bills and another $1.6 billion annually for flea treatment with pet groomers. Four billion dollars is spent annually for prescription flea treatment and $348 million for flea pest control. Treatment of the dog or animal and his…

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