Most Common Causes of Skin Problems in Dogs

A dog’s skin can make up between 12 – 24 per cent of his overall body weight.

The largest organ of your dog’s body, skin not only fulfils a vital function but is a good indicator of your dog’s overall health. If a dog with a gleaming coat and healthy skin passes by, you’ll often notice it — and those dogs tend to be happy characters too. In this three-part series i … Read moreMost Common Causes of Skin Problems in Dogs

Arthritis in Dogs | Dogs Arthritis Symptoms

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In simple terms, arthritis in dogs (often referred to as osteoarthritis) means inflammation of the joints, which is a common problem for dogs, and can cause pain, discomfort, and stiffness. It is estimated that four out of five older dogs are affected. Large and medium breeds are affected more, and certain lifestyles, such as engaging … Read moreArthritis in Dogs | Dogs Arthritis Symptoms

Cushing’s Disease in Dogs | What it is?

Hyperadrenocorticism (Cushing's Disease)

Cushing’s disease in dogs (also known as hyperadrenocorticism) is named after Henry Cushing who first described the disease in humans in 1912. It is one of the most common conditions affecting a dog’s endocrine system and mostly occurs in smaller dogs aged over seven years. The disease causes dogs to produce excessive amounts of cortisol, … Read moreCushing’s Disease in Dogs | What it is?

How Do Dogs Get Worms ? | Treatment, Prevention and Diagnosis

Dog Wormers | Symptoms of worms in dogs

What are the types of worms? How do dogs get worms ? How to treat Ringworms, Hookworms, Roundworms, Tapeworms and Whipworms in Dogs ? There are many organisms that live inside our dogs, many of which do not pose a threat to their health and well-being. However, dogs are susceptible to several internal parasites which … Read moreHow Do Dogs Get Worms ? | Treatment, Prevention and Diagnosis

Is it Dangerous for Dogs to Eat Horse and Cattle Poop ?

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There are quite a few infections that cattle, sheep and horses could pass to dogs (and vice versa) if they eat each other’s faeces. As well as salmonella, E coli and campylobacter, and a variety of other bacteria present in many faeces, there is a specific risk of leptospirosis to the dogs if the faeces … Read moreIs it Dangerous for Dogs to Eat Horse and Cattle Poop ?