To Shave or not To Shave

“The act of shaving a double coat removes the dog’s natural insulation and causes his system to kick into high gear. He’ll now produce coat to protect himself from extreme temperatures, sunburn and sharp objects. “ …….. if your sole motivation for shaving your dog in the spring is to “keep him cool,” you need…

Scotties at high risk of vaccinosis

Sadly I read this weekend that scotties are at high risk of vaccinosis. They appear on the list , compiled by Dr Jean Dodds, of breeds at highest risk of vaccinosis. I’m aware of all the publicity doing the rounds on annual vaccinations, but wasn’t conscious of our precious scotties being on such a list! Dr Jean…

Why the Lepto 4 vaccine may be causing problems

Originally posted on Canine Health Concern:
Lepto 4 vaccine: is it worth the risk? There are safety concerns surrounding the Lepto4 vaccine from MSD (which incidentally contains thimerosal, aka the neurotoxin mercury). I have to ask why the UK’s Veterinary Medicines Directorate (VMD) would publish details about adverse reactions to the Lepto vaccine during 2014,…

Excessive Licking of Surfaces

By Dr. Becker Visit Healthy Pets Mercola.com for this article Often, the first sign your pet isn’t feeling well is a change in behavior. Many pet guardians are aware that certain behavior changes, such as a sudden lack of interest in playing or eating, are red flags. But there are actually many other types of behaviors pets perform…

Monthly Health Check

What a great idea from our friends at “Chase Away K9 Cancer” on Facebook. We too are going to repost this health reminder on the 14th of each and every month – we’re a little late this month, but as they say “better late than never” ….. so grab your ‘pupper’ and start checking …….

Monthly Health Check

What a great idea from our friends at “Chase Away K9 Cancer” on Facebook. We too are going to repost this health reminder on the 14th of each and every month – we’re a little late this month, but as they say “better late than never” ….. so grab your ‘pupper’ and start checking …….

Monthly Health Check

What a great idea from our friends at “Chase Away K9 Cancer” on Facebook. We too are going to repost this health reminder on the 14th of each and every month – we’re a little late this month, but as they say “better late than never” ….. so grab your ‘pupper’ and start checking …….

Monthly Health Check

What a great idea from our friends at “Chase Away K9 Cancer” on Facebook. We too are going to repost this health reminder on the 14th of each and every month – we’re a little late this month, but as they say “better late than never” ….. so grab your ‘pupper’ and start checking …….

Monthly Health Check

Its the 14th – time for that check up – What a great idea from our friends at “Chase Away K9 Cancer” on Facebook. ….. so grab your ‘pupper’ and start checking …. now!