Archive for February 2011

First aid for the limping dog

What causes a limping dog? A dog can limp for various reasons. Injuries that can result to a limping dog can happen because these animals are very active. A sprain will make a dog limp in the same manner that a stone lodged in the dog’s toes or a thorn in paw will prevent the…

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How to Treat & Prevent Your Dog’s Dry Skin

Dry skin in dogs is a very common ailment. As this video will show you there are preventative measures you can take as well as treatments you can put in place to help your dog with their dry skin. The result of dry skin is extreme itching and after a while all that scratching really…

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What to do if your dog has a fever

Dogs like their human friends get fever too. Canine fever is a symptom of an underlying health concern. Fever occurs when the normal temperature is increased by the body in response to a bacterial or viral infection. The set point of normal body temperature for humans is 98°F while a dog’s normal body temperature is…

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