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Dog Care Tips : About Heated Dog House Pads Dog Care 

Dog Care Tips : About Heated Dog House Pads

Let’s talk about using heated dog house pads. Several companies make heated dog house pads for dogs but you want to be careful with anything you use that is heated with dogs obviously. Check with your veterinarian first. Heat is great for back problems, joint problems, that sort of thing but at the same time it can make certain things worse as in skin diseases, wounds, not necessarily wounds all the time but say allergic skin disease or flea allergy may get worse when that thing is heated so always…

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Dog Care Tips : How to Treat Dog Mange Dog Care 

Dog Care Tips : How to Treat Dog Mange

Let’s talk about how to treat mange in dogs. The first thing to know about mange, is what it is, and there are two types. Mange is actually a mite. It’s a small little mite, that lives in the skin. There are two types that we generally see, demodectic mange, or demodex mange, versus sarcoptic mange, or scabies. Demodectic mange, most dogs have it normally anyway. They get it from their mothers, right after birth. It’s a little mange that usually, or a mite that doesn’t cause many problems. It…

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Dog Care Tips : Soothing Itchy Skin for Dogs Dog Care 

Dog Care Tips : Soothing Itchy Skin for Dogs

Let’s talk about soothing itchy skin for dogs. The first thing to know is: why is the dog itchy? Is there something underlying, like flea allergies, any type of just environmental allergies, infections of the skin, those types of things. So check with your veterinarian first on how to properly help soothing skin. There are lots of different ways to deal with itchy skin. For allergies- antihistamines, which your veterinarian can talk to you about. Also, shampoos and sprays usually work somewhat well for itchy skin that’s just dry, or…

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Dog Care Tips : Cleaning a Canine Ear Canal Dog Care 

Dog Care Tips : Cleaning a Canine Ear Canal

Let’s talk about how to clean your dog’s ear canal. The first thing to talk about is the ear anatomy in a dog. They have an actually rather large canal, that’s covered by a pinna or a ear flap. The canal itself goes straight down and then makes an angle toward the skull where the eardrum is. And so you always want to be careful. You don’t want to force anything in there or put a lot of cleansers down these ears. You know, and check with your veterinarian to…

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Dog Care Tips : Foods That Build the Immune System in Dogs Dog Care 

Dog Care Tips : Foods That Build the Immune System in Dogs

Let’s talk about foods that help boost immune system in dogs. There are lots of foods these days that claim to boost immune system. And how are they doing this, basically it revolves around you know essentially fatty acids, omega three fatty acids, vitamin nutrition and supplements. Check with your veterinarian, your veterinary clinic to find out what are some of the best foods to feed your pet. A lot of these foods will say, good for the immune system or immune system booster and what they are really talking…

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