Have a senior dog? Here are the most common health problems in older dogs that you need to be aware of. How to prepare for your senior dog’s final years healthwise.
Dog Allergies & Skin Issues
Dog allergy symptoms, causes, and treatments -- including natural home remedies for dog allergies! Is your dog itching and scratching a lot? See what your dog’s dry, flaky skin really means. Plus how to clean and treat a dog’s itchy smelly ears, how certain foods (even switching foods) can lead to dog allergies, and how to conduct your own affordable dog food trial to avoid a giant vet bill! How to be a good dog mom when your dog has allergies or skin issues.
Do you have an allergic reaction to dogs? Maybe you’re allergic to dog hair. Or maybe you’re allergic to dog saliva. Either way, you’re in luck… This Hypoallergenic Dogs List includes 19 non-shedding and non-drooling dogs that are great for people who have pet allergies! Learn the difference between hypoallergenic and non-hypoallergenic dogs, and see why these 19 were chosen as the top hypoallergenic dogs that pet allergy sufferers most frequently adopt.
If your dog has fleas, then technically you do too. (I know – I’ve been there!) Fleas on dogs get into the nooks and crannies inside your house — from the floor boards to the baseboards to the carpet, rugs, and furniture. Here are the best natural flea control home remedies to GET RID OF FLEAS on your dog and in your house without chemicals! Plus, our best natural flea repellent tips and recipes to PREVENT fleas from getting on your dog (and in your home) ever again. If you’re looking for an alternative to the flea and tick prevention medicine you get from your vet, try these all natural flea & tick control remedies for your dog instead. Here’s what to look for.
Here is the best list of foods you should AVOID giving to your dog (human foods that are poisonous or toxic to dogs) + Foods that you CAN give to your dog (human food safe for dogs) — according to pet experts. Plus, what you should know if you decide to offer table scraps and other people foods to your dog at some point.
Switching dog food will happen at least twice in your dog’s life: 1) as they transition from puppy to adult, and 2) as they transition from adult to senior dog. You can’t just change dog food overnight though! Here are the steps to transition your dog with ease to a new food in 5 or 10 days — whether you’re switching from puppy food to adult dog food, from adult food to senior dog food, or there’s some other reason for you to switch food (like allergies, weight issues, health concerns, etc.)
Does your dog have dry, flaky skin? This is the home remedy our Veterinarian recommended for our dog… and it worked! It’s the best dog dry skin home remedy I’ve found so far — and the item is already in your pantry.
Does your dog have stinky ears? Ours does. Here’s the 2-step process my vet recommended to clean smelly dog ears AND treat a dog ear yeast infection. See the exact products my vet recommends, plus my personal experience following this dog ear infection remedy.
Looking for the best dog odor remover? I’ve had dogs all my life and have some great ideas for getting rid of that stinky dog smell — both on the dog AND in your house! Don’t have time to give your dog a bath? Want a quick fix to remove bad dog smell? Here’s how I keep my dogs smelling fresh & clean without giving them a bath.
Have a smelly dog? I had a stinky dog for awhile too — until I figured out which home remedies actually worked (and which ones didn’t). These are the best dog odor remedies to remove a lingering dog smell.
Does your dog scratch all the time? Maybe it’s dog food allergies — that’s what was causing my dog to scratch all the time. My dog had itchy dog allergies – here’s how we alleviated them. Plus, how to conduct your own affordable dog food trial and avoid a giant vet bill!
Hot spots can quickly spiral out of control if you don’t treat them right away. Here’s the dog hot spot home remedy my vet recommended. Worked like a charm!
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Dog allergies can be very debilitating. The symptoms are enough to make you cringe. Fortunately, there are several natural cures for dog allergies that you can try in order to help relieve your dog’s allergy symptoms.
It’s not always so easy to find out what’s causing diarrhea in dogs. Here are the top reasons a dog has diarrhea.
If your dog has dry skin, he’s not alone. This is a common issue with dogs. See what our vet recommended — it worked for us! Plus all the best dog dry skin home remedies.
When we found our rescue dog under a dumpster, the vet diagnosed him with 2 health issues: Sarcoptic Mites (aka Mange or Scabies) and Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever (a blood disease). He passed the Scabies onto ME and our other dog. Here’s what it was like.
Here are 5 dog skin conditions that can be passed on to humans. However, believe it or not, your dog can pass a skin condition to you without having the skin condition himself! Here’s what you need to know about dog skin conditions.
If you have ever watched your dog scratching his ears he may have allergies. There are many different dog allergy symptoms to be on the look out for. Also there are several different treatments for dog allergies.
There are lots of times when you might want to try dog aromatherapy — for example, if you have a nervous dog or an anxious dog. With dog aromatherapy, there are lots of ways to use fun scents — that come in sprays or essential oils — around the house. It’s these unique scents that have beneficial effects on dogs.
Got doggy dry skin? Try an at home dog dry skin remedy! Here are a few simple things you can try. The one that seems to work best: olive oil.
Trying to find a reason why your dog is itching and scratching lately? Here are some ideas. Plus some treatments and symptoms for dog allergies.
Dogs are just as likely to suffer from allergies as people are. A dog’s immune system reacts much like a human’s immune system does. Here’s what to look for to help you determine if your dog is suffering from allergies or not. If so, you’ll want to get your dog to the vet immediately.
Dogs can have allergies just like a person can. In fact, many dogs have many of the exact same allergies as people do. Here’s what to look for and how to treat dog food allergies, dog skin allergies, dog flea allergies, and dog inhalant allergies.
Dog owners who are vegetarians themselves (and even some veterinarians) are eager to recommend a vegan diet for dogs. The biggest question I have is, is it really healthy for your dog? Here are the pros and cons of vegetarian diets for dogs, as I see it.
All natural dog food is best, however, there are still some advantages and disadvantages — as with anything. Your biggest decision will be should you use store-bought natural dog food or make homemade natural dog food for your pet?
Mobile vets are licensed and must have their facilities — usually a clinic on wheels — inspected regularly, just like a regular vet clinic. Many varieties of mobile veterinarians exist, and a mobile vet’s services run the gamut from conducting monthly neighborhood clinics for spay and neuter services, to bringing state of the art equipment to your door for full-service pet care, and everything in between.
We began with the Peanut Butter Puppy Poppers homemade dog treat recipe. It’s very easy, only 4 ingredients. Then the Bacon Bits for Dogs recipe — I never met a dog that didn’t like bacon. Finally, we tried the Canine Carrot Cookies — my dogs adore carrots. Then made our own homemade dog treats. We call our recipe: Peanut Butter Puppers.
I have Lyme Disease. My dog does not. Our vet thought this was odd, because dogs spend much more time closer to the ground and inevitably get a lot more tick bites than we do. Plus, 90% of the time we’re outdoors, our dog is usually with us. …I guess the tick preventative that our dogs have always worn — Frontline Plus — really DOES work!
If your dog is showing a particular symptom or dealing with a doggie ailment, then anything you can show the vet that might be related to ‘the problem’ will usually be helpful when it comes to diagnosing and/or treating your pet. Here’s when you should take samples to the vet… what type of samples to take… and how to gather & transport your samples — like dog pee or poop.
Black spots on your dog’s tongue are nothing more than a birthmark. It’s just another thing that makes your dog unique — not Chow. Here are some pictures of dogs with black tongues.
Here’s everything you need to know about giving your dog a bath, including all the equipment and supplies that will make the job of bathing your dog even easier.
In case you’re wondering what ingredients to look for in your dog’s food, consider this… Here are the Top 10 nutrients your pet needs.