Often called auto-intoxication or self poisoning is usually brought about by improper feeding, lack of exercise, bad ventilation and the use of prohibited foods such as liver, etc. Dogs kept in confined spaces and not taken out of the house for exercise naturally retain excretions which they retain on account of lack of exercise, especially […]

dogs and cats are bitten by snakes

Each summer a number of dogs and cats are bitten by snakes. Pets living in rural areas are more likely to encounter snakes, and it is not uncommon for snakes to come close to the built-up areas. Many owners exercise their dogs in these areas and, with the current abundant growth of grass, encounters with […]

How To Treat Dog Stung By Bee

Dogs¬†naturally are inquisitive, and when taken out for a run it is quite possible for them to disturb insects and become the object of the insect’s fury. A sting, especially on a part of the body unprotected by hair, excites a dog, and often causes convulsions and the animal to succumb. Should convulsions occur not […]

8 Tips For Preventing Dog Bites

1. Never approach a strange dog unless it is restrained by its owner. This is a particularly important rule for people who have dogs. People, especially children, who have friendly pets often expect a friendly reaction from all dogs. 2. Don’t run past a strange dog, especially one that’s chained up or fenced in. The […]

Importance of exercise for dogs

Caring for your dog, if you are a new owner, may seem like a lot of work, but it is essential if you want a strong and healthy canine. Getting your dog vaccinated First of all, it is extremely important that your dog be vaccinated against distemper, a disease that appears suddenly and affects dogs […]

Best Dog To Have As A Family Pet

Dogs make good companions but it is important that you select the right type of dog, that is one that suits your lifestyle. How to choose a dog breed for your family? Before you start choosing a particular one because you find it really cute, consider the following points: 1. The size of the dog […]

Proper Way To Bathe A Dog

Dogs become smelly for many reasons. Every dog emanates a body odor. In some cases it is so faint that it is hardly noticeable while in others it is positively obnoxious. Moreover, the older the dog the stronger the body odor is likely to be. And if the dog is a house dog it then […]

Cold Winter Safety Tips For Dogs

Signs are not wanting that wintry weather may be expected within a few weeks, and it is fitting that we should give some attention, at this time, to the wants of our dogs during what is for them the most trying season of the year. The novice fancier, in particular, will need to considerable adequate […]