Puppies have different nutrition needs than adult dogs. Puppies go through several stages of development very quickly and require a special diet, while adult dogs only need to eat to maintain their proper weight and good health. Puppy food is for puppies and adult dog food is for dogs who have outgrown their puppyhood.
In the first few months of … Continue reading Puppy Food vs. Adult Dog Food →
There could come a time when knowing how to administer CPR and first aid to your dog may mean the difference between saving its life or not.
If your pet is involved in an accident and has been seriously injured, one of the first things you should do is make sure your dog is still breathing. To check its breathing, … Continue reading Pet CPR and First Aid →
When a puppy is teething, it’s easy to think it’s just displaying temporary bad behavior when it nips and chews on things – like your fingers for instance. Behaviors like this are simply signs that your puppy is teething. Luckily, by using a few simple techniques you’ll be able to manage the offending behavior.
Puppies stay in the teething stage until … Continue reading Puppy Teething Tips →
There are many reasons dogs foam at the mouth but the first thought that usually comes to most people’s minds when they see a dog foaming at the mouth is – RABIES! Fortunately, this is rarely the cause. In areas of the world where dogs are routinely vaccinated for rabies, the spread of canine rabies is at a very low … Continue reading Why Dogs Foam at the Mouth →
For many years canine distemper was one of the most deadly viral diseases affecting dogs. Since the introduction of a vaccine to combat the disease, the incidence of distemper infections has dropped considerably.
Good vaccination practices in the U.S. have played a major role in the reduction of distemper cases in this country, but unfortunately, canine distemper is still a huge … Continue reading Canine Distemper →