We’ve all heard the saying “It’s just allergies,” but when it comes to your pets, leaving those allergies undiagnosed and untreated can cause further health issues. Mild allergic reactions to pollen, mold, bug bites from fleas or other insects, house dust mites and other allergens tend to grow worse from prolonged exposure. Whether or not […]
Breed-Specific Dog Skin & Ear Problems in German Shepherds Part 1: Allergy Conditions
German Shepherd dogs are a very popular dog breed, owing to their many qualities. While German Shepherds were bred specifically for their herding and intelligence, they are also known for their strength, trainability, and obedience. These traits make them excellent disability assistance dogs, police dogs, and watch dogs as well as excellent pets. They are […]
Cocker Spaniel Care Tips Part 1: Breed-Specific Ear Problems & Care
Cocker Spaniel dogs are excellent companions that possess a very expressive, loving, and sporty personality. They love to play outdoors as well as indoors, are easily trained, and are great with kids! They love to please those around them, making them a very desirable dog breed. It’s no wonder they have been a popular dog […]
What You Need to Learn About Yeast Infections in Dogs
If you find that your dog has irritated and itchy skin or a presence of strong or bad odor, they could have a yeast infection. Yeast, which is actually a fungus, normally lives on the skin of dogs (and humans) without causing an irritation or illness. If there is an excess of the yeast on […]
Ask an Expert: Gluten-free Dog Food & Allergies
Q: Is gluten-free dog food the best choice for dogs with food allergies?
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Ask an Expert: Dog Ear Infections
Q: Why is my dog getting ear infections?