Most people have a disaster plan for their family in case of an emergency. Does your plan of action also include your dog? When planning for an emergency, you need to have your dog’s safety in mind in addition to your own.
Veterinarians And Experts
Can’t make it to the vet clinic? Try calling a mobile vet! Here you'll find the pros and cons of mobile veterinarians, our picks for the best sites and online communities for expert dog advice, how to know when you should take your dog to an emergency vet, and so many more awesome tips from dog experts.
In case you’re wondering if you can give your dog some of antibiotics that you happen to have leftover from an earlier illness, here’s what you need to know. Plus, some tips for giving your dog human supplements like glucosamine, chondroitin, and fish oil.
Do you have a mixed breed dog and want to know which breeds make up your dog’s genetic background? Maybe you were told that you have a purebred dog, but you’re not 100% sure yourself. The most accurate way to find the breed of your dog is to use a dog DNA testing kit. Here’s how it works.
Can’t make it to the vet clinic? Try calling a mobile vet! Mobile vet services range from basic services like vaccinations to advanced services like surgeries and euthanasia.
This video shows how to check your dog’s vital signs — gum color, temperature, and heartbeat — in order to determine whether you have a sick dog on your hands or not. Did you know that you may be able to get a vet’s diagnosis over the phone?
According to Cesar Millan, the 5 most common dog behavior issues that owners face with their dogs are:Aggression toward other dogs, overexcitement or hyperactivity, barking while the owner is gone, barking at specific things, and problems on walks. See what Cesar Millan recommends for training dogs with those behaviors.
Not sure of what symptoms can be considered life threatening to your dog? Here are some symptoms to watch out for. Also looking for a mobile vet.
Want to win 3 hours of dog training with the Dog Whisperer, Cesar Millan? Well, now you can!
The big question is which Rabies injection is better for your dog? Is there a different formula used in the 3-year Rabies vaccination, compared to the 1-year Rabies vaccine? Is the dosage that is injected larger and, therefore, potentially more dangerous for your dog?
Here are some of the top celebrities which specifically have products for dogs, including Ellen DeGeneres dog food, Cesar Millan dog food, and Rachel Ray dog food, among others. Most celebrity pet foods are all-natural, organic and healthy for your pets.
These 3 videos contain information that is helpful for new dog owners as well as lifelong dog owners — like myself. I learned so much from these DVDs… and I’ve had dogs all my life! I predict these Cesar Millan DVDs will be a lifesaver for lots of dog owners — especially those who have reached their peak level of frustration and don’t know where else to turn.
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.
Did you know that owning a dog costs about $1000 for the first year alone? Then, it costs about $500 each year after that — and that’s just for the basics! Here are a few ways to save money when you own a dog.
Did you know that you don’t always have to take your dog to the vet in order to get a veterinarian’s diagnosis — and maybe even meds — for your dog’s minor health issues? It’s true. With any non-emergency doggie ailment, you generally have 3 options.
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.
If you haven’t already, I encourage you to program the phone number of an emergency care center in your cellphone now. You never know when you might need a little after-hours care or advice.
There’s no better resource for a dog owner than a veterinarian’s blog. Not only are vet blogs filled with little-known facts and behind-the-scenes info that few are privy to… Vet blogs also show the personal character, fortitude, and never ending love for animals that veterinarians have, day in and day out. These are the best vet blogs… ever! I refer to them often for their professional expertise and personal opinions.
The Dog Whisperer, Cesar Millan, is looking for canine candidates for this season’s ‘Dog Whisperer’ show which airs on the National Geographic Channel. Dogs — and their owners — who are in need of serious help. If you live in New York City, Atlanta, Dallas, Omaha, Cleveland, or Chicago, you can apply to be on the show! Here are the details.
Emergencies happen when you least expect them. Take the time to prepare now so your pet sitter AND your vet will know how to handle an emergency, in the event that you’re out of town and your dog needs help.