If your dog has been diagnosed with canine hip dysplasia (CHD), you are probably wondering, “How did this happen?” Spoiler alert: It’s way more complicated than you might think. Scientists don’t fully understand what causes hip dysplasia in dogs.
Common Dog Health Problems
Milk chocolate. Baker’s chocolate. Semi-sweet chocolate. For our canine companions, there is nothing sweet about chocolate or chocolate poisoning. However, while dog owners may understand that chocolate and dogs don’t mix, our lovable dogs do not.
That’s how I found myself on the other end of the stethoscope, so to speak, as my sister’s dog was at the ER being treated for chocolate poisoning. By sharing this true story of Banjo and the bag of semi-sweet chocolate chips, I hope to arm you with tips and resources you need in the case of chocolate poisoning.
Pain in dogs includes both physical discomfort and the emotional stress associated with pain. Veterinarians Dr. Buzby and Dr. Ralph Harvey share important insights into managing pain in dogs and the continuum of fear, anxiety, stress, and pain that we must address to be truly successful in helping painful dogs.
Blue Green Algae and Dogs: Danger! Protecting our dogs from the dangers of chocolate or household cleaning products are frequently discussed hazards. But there are many common causes of dog deaths that don’t receive enough attention. Blue green algae is one very real hazard. Please arm yourself with information about blue green algae and dogs–and […]