For those who love keeping cats, cat allergies are all too common. It could be a family member’s never-ending cold symptoms with running noses and eyes, non-stop sneezing and a perpetually ticklish nose or certain rashes that break out on your skin whenever you play with Kitty.
Pancreatitis is a deadly disease for both humans and dogs and if left untreated, is most likely to cause death also.
CPV or canine parvovirus infection is of viral origin and is highly contagious. Manifestation of the virus happens in 2 different forms – intestinal and cardiac.
There are hardly any dogs that haven’t or don’t fall prey to a tick attack at some point of time in their lives. It is no different than us Americans having to deal with high taxes at least one point in our lives.
Whenever you see your dog scratching its ears excessively or shaking its head violently from side to side, it’s quite possible that he has been affected by Otodectes cynotis mites, commonly known as ear mites.
Nearly all dog owners complain that their pets fall prey to a flea attack at some point of time or the other. And why not? With nearly 2,000 species and subspecies to their credit, fleas thrive in warm, humid environments, feeding happily on the blood of their hosts.
Fatso, Fatty, Pumpkin Pie, and Roly Poly are names that we call friends (well, perhaps behind their back if you want to be rude since these are unkind names), family members, and associates who are slightly or terribly corpulent and out of shape.
One common complaint of owners of dogs is that the latter turn destructive or disruptive when not under supervision or simply left alone.
Perhaps your pet normally has a thick and beautiful coat of fur. Then, one day you notice a bare spot of skin or a red and inflamed area on their leg. To make things worse, your pet is insistent on biting, chewing and licking it.
Your dog is a compassionate friend, who can share with you your happiness and sadness. Have you ever seen tears coming out of your dog’s eyes? This is didn’t happen because your dog feels sad.