Home Remedies for Bladder Stones in Dogs

Bladder stones in dogs can be a frightening issue, especially since a traditional veterinarian would probably advise surgery as the best course of action. If your dog has a serious condition, that could sometimes be the case. Other times, your veterinarian might suggest alternative remedies. However, there are some circumstances where you can treat your dog’sContinue reading “Home Remedies for Bladder Stones in Dogs”

Learning About the Keto Diet for Dogs

The ketogenic diet has gained popularity in recent years, albeit it isn’t necessarily the newest. That is, for people. But the keto diet for dogs is also gaining popularity. And perhaps it’s not just a passing craze. Research has found it’s actually incredibly beneficial. The Basics of Keto Diet for Humans High fat, moderate protein, andContinue reading “Learning About the Keto Diet for Dogs”

How To Manage A Dog Ear Hematoma Naturally

Your dog’s ear has enlarged and appears to have a large blister on it. It could be tiny or obstruct the entire ear. What you are likely witnessing is a dog ear hematoma, regardless of its size. There’s often no need to panic, even though the name and abrupt presence of it are unsettling. AlthoughContinue reading “How To Manage A Dog Ear Hematoma Naturally”

Preventing Premature Aging in Dogs

To slow down your dog’s aging process and prevent premature aging, you must first understand what causes premature aging. This doesn’t involve just one factor alone, but several, including:  Metabolism Molecular/Cell Damage Epigenetics Stem Cell Regeneration Inflammation The one you have the most control over is inflammation. Reducing inflammation in your dog’s body alone canContinue reading “Preventing Premature Aging in Dogs”

Dog Breeds Prone to Cancer

Is it true there are some dog breeds prone to cancer? “Yes!” is the straightforward response to this question. Explaining why some dogs are more prone to cancer, on the other hand, is a more difficult task. Other risk factors for cancer in dogs, aside from genetics, include environment and lifestyle among other random factors.Continue reading “Dog Breeds Prone to Cancer”

Choosing Hospice for Dogs

When the choice is made regarding hospice for dogs, it’s important to understand you aren’t giving up. You’re focusing on their comfort through the difficult parts of their cancer journey. If you notice your dog’s quality of life decreasing or are noticing signs of decompensation, hospice could be a good route to help both youContinue reading “Choosing Hospice for Dogs”

The Facts on Canine Mammary Cancer: What You Need to Know

Canine mammary cancer (CMC) is a cancer of the mammary glands in dogs, most commonly found in middle-aged dogs. These cancers are rare and account for about 1% of all canine cancers. The good news is that CMC is a highly treatable disease, and effective treatments are available. CMC has a poor prognosis and isContinue reading “The Facts on Canine Mammary Cancer: What You Need to Know”

Signs of Arthritis in Dogs

You’ve probably heard that dogs aren’t supposed to have arthritis. The truth is, they can get it just like humans. When they’re young, they’re resilient and able to handle the stress of being taken care of. As they age and their joints start to wear down, arthritis sets in. This is a progressive condition thatContinue reading “Signs of Arthritis in Dogs”

Benefits of Slippery Elm for Dogs

Slippery elm bark has been used medicinally for centuries, and is still popular today. The benefits of slippery elm for dogs are numerous, including treating diarrhea, constipation, and other gastrointestinal issues. It’s also effective at soothing sore throats and coughs, and can be helpful for respiratory problems. Additionally, slippery elm has anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties,Continue reading “Benefits of Slippery Elm for Dogs”

Herbal Antibiotics for Dogs

The antibiotic penicillin is often referred to as a “wonder drug.” Prior to its discovery, people perished from minor injuries and infections. Minor scrapes and cuts were infected. Common illnesses like strep throat and pneumonia wreaked havoc on the body. Penicillin and other modern antibiotics can undoubtedly save lives. Their use, however, has come atContinue reading “Herbal Antibiotics for Dogs”