Monthly Archives: July 2011

Helpful Cleaners or Distasteful Habit

July 27, 2011
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Helpful Cleaners or Distasteful Habit

The reason why dogs eat their feces is not exactly known.  This is a common behavioral problem and doesn’t necessarily mean there is something wrong with your dog. However, there are some medical conditions (LIKE) that can cause a dog to eat their feces, so a thorough check up by a veterinarian should be...

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Calorie Counting for your Canine!

July 18, 2011
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Calorie Counting for your Canine!

Obesity is a very common problem in many dogs.  The Purina Company recently completed a long term study related to longevity and weight control, in which two groups of Labrador Retrievers were compared.  Dogs in group one were kept in ideal body condition by controlled feeding.  Dogs in group two were allowed to eat...

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Brown Spots Be Gone! on the lawn that is..

July 11, 2011
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Brown Spots Be Gone! on the lawn that is..

It’s  summer and everyone wants their grass to be lush and green.  Those of us with k-9 friends often have brown spots where the dog urinates. It may be more common with female dogs that urinate a large amount in one spot versus the males that deposit smaller amounts in several different locations.  I...

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Thunderstorms

July 6, 2011
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Thunderstorms

Dogs and Thunderstorms Ever met a dog that’s afraid of thunderstorms? It’s not as uncommon as one might think. Actually, the anxiety levels that these storms create can range from mild trembling and hiding to being destructive and possibly injuring themselves. Lots of dogs are afraid of storms. Fortunately, these dogs can be helped.  The therapy type depends...

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