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Grape and Raisin Toxicity in Dogs

Grape and Raisin Toxicity in Dogs

Can Dogs Eat Grapes? Grape and raisin toxicity in dogs is well documented. Although the exact substance that causes the toxic reaction is not yet known, dogs should not eat grapes and raisins because even small amounts can prove to be fatally toxic for a dog. Dogs of any age, breed, or gender may be affected. Grapes and raisins (dried grapes) are bad for dogs because one of the most serious compli...

Lyme Disease in Dogs

Lyme Disease in Dogs

Lyme disease in dogs is one of the most common tick-transmitted diseases in the world but only causes symptoms in 5-10% of affected dogs. It is caused by a spirochete (bacteria) species of the Borrelia burgdorferi group. When infection leads to disease in dogs, the dominant clinical feature is recurrent lameness due to inflammation of the joints. There may also be a lack of appetite and depressi...

Bloat in Dogs

Bloat in Dogs

What is bloat in dogs? Gastric dilatation-volvulus (GDV) is also known as “bloat,” “stomach torsion,” or “twisted stomach.” Bloat is an extremely serious condition, and should be considered a life-threatening emergency when it occurs. There are no home remedies for bloat, therefore dog owners must contact their veterinarians immediately if they suspect that the...

Veterinary Dentistry – Dog Dental Cleaning

Veterinary Dentistry – Dog Dental Cleaning

Who says dental care are for humans only? Yes, even your dog can suffer from gum or periodontal diseases and just like us humans, this is something we need not to ignore. This is why regular dog teeth cleaning is an essential part in keeping your dog’s overall well-being at par. Most dental problems could lead to your dog’s loss of appetite, broken or loss teeth. Serious cases of gum disease ...

Pet Exercise – Is Your Dog or Cat Getting Enough?

Pet Exercise – Is Your Dog or Cat Getting Enough?

By Kristi Snyder, DVM We all know that pet exercise is an important aspect of an overall healthy lifestyle. The same rule applies when it comes to our four-legged friends. Unfortunately, many of our pets are much too sedentary these days, which can take a toll on both their physical and mental well-being. A well-rounded exercise regimen is necessary to keep your pet looking and feeling his or h...

Got a New Pet? Pet-Proof Your Home

Got a New Pet? Pet-Proof Your Home

A new pet is more than how cute it looks like; it’s also another life that you need to be responsible of. These pets of yours get into trouble anytime, and — contrary to popular opinion — pets don’t always rationally know what can be potentially harmful to eat or drink. A pet’s safety is always crucial, but you’ll also want to take precautionary measures to safeguard ...

10 Signs to Detect Pet Cancer

10 Signs to Detect Pet Cancer

“I just can’t believe we couldn’t tell Missy had cancer,” said my teary-eyed client.  “There were no warning signs,” she added, as we discussed the biopsy results after removing a cancerous mass in the intestine. It is notoriously difficult to detect pet cancer early.  Let’s get rid of a common myth: in many cases, pet cancer cannot be detected on blood work. However, there are 10...

Tips for Beating Separation Anxiety in Dogs

Tips for Beating Separation Anxiety in Dogs

From the ASPCA For many dogs, even the slightest change in daily routines can be upsetting. In response, poor Fido may start acting disruptive or destructive, especially when left home alone. He may resort to urinating and defecating indoors, howling, chewing, pacing or trying to escape from the house or yard. When these issues are accompanied by signs of panic, distress or depression, they may in...

Broken Arrow Dog Grooming

Broken Arrow Dog Grooming

Try These Broken Arrow Dog Grooming Tips for Your Pet For most pet owners, maintaining our pet’s overall health at par is an important part of being a responsible pet owner. One way to ensure your pet is receiving the best care is by giving them a professional dog grooming. Proper Broken Arrow dog grooming is essential in keeping your pet healthy and happy. Taking your dog to a professional dog ...

Dog Paw Safety Broken Arrow OK

Dog Paw Safety Broken Arrow OK

Summertime presents its own unique set of dangers to your pup’s paw pads?   The summer can be very hard on dog’s paw pads. Here are some great dog paw safety tips. From PetPlace.com Common Causes of Summer Paw Pad Injuries in Dogs yellow dog paw and human hand shaking, friendship Hot Surfaces – Outdoor surfaces can reach blazing temperatures quickly under the summer sun. Your...

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