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Protein and Kidney Failure from Your Dog’s Diet

Protein and Kidney Failure from Your Dog's Diet

Early research indicated that higher levels of protein in your dog’s diet would lead to kidney failure.  Do you know if your dog’s diet is safe?  Are you killing your furry friend by providing too much protein in your dog’s diet? The studies that showed a relationship to high protein levels and kidney failure that sparked concerns about protein levels ... Read More »

A Dog’s Diet Influences Oral Health

A Dog's Diet Influences Oral Health

Your dog is your very best friend.  Every single time you walk through the door your dog is so happy to see you that he wags his tail and practically smiles at you.  How can you show your pet how much they mean to you?  Well, one way is to take care of that smile for your pet.  Did you ... Read More »

Dogs Can Suffer Obsessive – Compulsive Disorder

Dogs Can Suffer Obsessive - Compulsive Disorder

Some dogs are prone to becoming victims of obsessive-compulsive disorder when under stress. The stress can cause either a sudden or gradual onset of the condition. The behavior pattern that emerges will depend on the particular breed. In general, longhaired large breeds of dogs may over groom, herding breeds may chase or hoard and a pure predatory breed may bite, ... Read More »

Disorders Your Dog May Inherit

Disorders Your Dog May Inherit

A vital part of good prevention is to know the common types of illnesses and disorders associated with particular dog breeds. For dogs, the parts of their body that are most frequently affected by congenital problems are the central nervous system, the eyes, the muscles, and the bones. For instance, the Beagle, Collie, miniature Poodle, German Shepherd, and Keeshond are ... Read More »