Dogs


6 Common Paw Problems in Dogs Source: Carol McCarthy / PetMD Dogs feet are generally hardy, and minor cuts and abrasions usually heal quickly, but some injuries and conditions need your or your Vet’s attention. Here are some common paw problems and what pet owners can do about them. Yeast […]

Paw Problems in Dogs


Natural Treatments for Conjunctivitis in Dogs Conjunctivitis is an itchy inflammation of the tissue that coats the eye and the lining of the eyelids (conjunctiva) It is as common in dogs as it is in humans. Conjunctivitis can be an issue by itself or because of another eye problem. While […]

Conjunctivitis in Dogs


Top Ten signs your Pet may have Diabetes (source PetMD) Hyperglycemia, abnormally high levels of glucose in the blood, is a hallmark sign of diabetes. Insulin, a hormone produced and released by the pancreas, plays a key role in maintaining normal sugar levels. Low levels or absolute deficiency of insulin results […]

Diabetes in Pets on the Rise!



Sunburn in Dogs Summer means sun and sun means sunburn, especially here in New Zealand, where the sun can burn the skin in only 10 minutes. We know this and we protect ourselves accordingly, but we don’t always consider that our pets might suffer from sunburn as well. Dogs (but […]

Protect your Dog from Sunburn!!





Holistic approach to earproblems. Source Julie Henriques / Dogs naturally Does your dog have itchy, gunky, smelly or even painful ears that just don’t seem to get better? If you answered yes, you’re not alone. And like other dog owners, you’re probably frustrated by how hard it can be to […]

Ear Problems in Dogs


Which Dog is for You? A four-legged companion in your life can bring a bounty of rewards. Not only does a pet offer love and affection, but they can help keep your immune system strong, reduce depression, even lower blood pressure. Part of finding the right dog, of course, is […]

Which Dog Suits your Lifestyle


Watching your dog constantly scratching or licking can be distressing and irritating. But don’t blame your dog for these bad habits — a skin condition is probably the culprit. Possible causes range from parasites to allergies or underlying illness. Following an earlier article on skin issues in dogs, I have […]

Dog Skin Problems (part 2)



Skin Problems in Dogs. Watching your dog constantly scratching or licking can be distressing and irritating. But don’t blame your dog for these bad habits — a skin condition is probably the culprit. Possible causes range from parasites to allergies or underlying illness. Below an overview with images of some […]

Dog Skin Problems (part 1)