Dog Health

There are a number of different health complications and illnesses that your dog can suffer from. Health issues such as various skin diseases, dental issues, ear infections, respiratory problems, and intestinal parasites can lower your canine companion’s quality of life. Depending on a number of factors such as age, breed, and past complications, your dog will need different levels of care and maintenance throughout its lifetime. If cleaning up after your pup gets to be too much, give our residential pet waste removal specialists a call.

If you start to notice a difference in your dog’s habits and behaviors, especially when it comes to its eating and pooping patterns, be sure to get your pet to a vet as soon as possible for a diagnosis.

Five Common Plants that can Hurt Your Dog

When you’re planting your garden or walking past your neighbor’s gardens, it’s important to consider your dog’s health. There are some very common plants that can hurt your dog and cause anything from nausea to very serious effects that require veterinarian intervention. 1. Begonias These bright, full-sun flowers are often sold in containers at the [...]

By |2021-10-07T17:05:45+00:00October 7th, 2021|Categories: Dog Health, Dog Ownership|

How to Stop Your Dog from Eating Poop

It’s a disgusting habit, but many dogs pick it up. They might eat their own poop, other dog’s poop, or the droppings left behind by whole other species. Whatever the reason, you likely want to discourage your dog from eating feces, not just because it’s gross but also because it can be harmful. Here are [...]

By |2021-09-07T12:03:31+00:00September 7th, 2021|Categories: Dog Health|

8 Ways to Make Sure Your Home is Dog-Friendly

Are you bringing home a foster dog, a new puppy, or just having a friend’s dog visit? Before your new four-legged friend arrives, it is a good idea to make sure your home is safe for them. Dogs are more motivated to get into trouble than you might think. Here’s how to make sure your [...]

By |2021-07-27T11:14:17+00:00August 10th, 2021|Categories: Dog Health, Dog Ownership|

Should You Give Your Dog Aspirin?

You can give your dog small amounts of aspirin. Vets might prescribe aspirin for all kinds of pain-related reasons. However, should you give your dog aspirin? There are risks of every medication, but also risks of leaving pain untreated. Here’s what you should consider before you talk to your veterinarian. Benefits of Aspirin for Dogs [...]

By |2021-07-23T12:48:26+00:00July 23rd, 2021|Categories: Dog Health|

Why Your Dog is Dragging Its Butt

Watching your dog scoot his or her butt across the carpet might be concerning, not just because now you have to clean up the carpet, but you have to wonder if they are uncomfortable. Indeed, usually, a dog drags their butt across the floor because they are itchy or have some kind of pain. There [...]

By |2021-07-16T10:56:36+00:00July 16th, 2021|Categories: Dog Health|

Most Common Causes of Diarrhea in Dogs

Has your dog been leaving behind runny poops? They aren’t pleasant to clean or for your dog to experience. What’s causing your dog’s diarrhea, and what should you do about it? Here are the most common causes of diarrhea, potential remedies, and when to reach out to your vet. 1. Food Changes Most commonly, dogs [...]

By |2021-06-08T11:11:06+00:00June 8th, 2021|Categories: Dog Health|
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