Dog Health Tacoma WA
Your dog's health is extremely important, and as his owner there are things you can do to ensure he lives a long and happy life. Read the following articles to get tips on how to maintain your dog's health.
Both food allergies and inhalant allergies can trigger ear infections and itchy skin. The most common type of allergy is to substances in the air that are inhaled (a disease known as atopy), such as cottonwood seed, mold spores, etc. Read on to get more information on dog allergies.
If inflammation of the gum is left untreated, the bone around the roots of teeth can begin to deteriorate, and as the bone tissue is destroyed, teeth may become loose or fall out. Eventually, the infection can cause receding gums and tooth loss and may enter the bloodstream, potentially affecting the heart, liver, and kidneys.
All dog owners know that fleas are bad news. However, there are some misconceptions about fleas, how fleas can affect a dog, and how to treat and prevent flea afflictions. A veterinary dermatologist sets the record straight on popular myths about fleas and your dog.
Although there are some benefits to a raw diet, when it comes to a raw meat diet I would be very cautious. As far as I am concerned, supplements may be a better way help dogs’ joints feel better.
Just like humans, dogs are at risk of suffering broken bones, torn ligaments, arthritis and congenital diseases. Fortunately for dog and owner, these ailments can be treated, and in most cases, prevented. Here, an orthopedic surgeon details the most common injuries dogs face.
Specially trained seizure dogs supposedly can pick up on subtle physiological changes in their human companions that can begin up to 45 minutes before an epileptic seizure. The dogs then warn the humans so they can find a safe environment or take precautionary measures.
A leading authority on veterinary vaccines and the Chair of the Department of Pathobiological Sciences, Schultz will perform five- and seven-year challenge studies to determine the duration of immunity of the canine rabies vaccine. His goal is to extend the state-mandated interval for boosters.
Pet dental heath has evolved from an occasional teeth cleaning or removal at the vet's office to comprehensive dental plans and treatments that have blossomed along with advances in veterinary technology and education.