Caring For Newborn Puppies

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Caring For Newborn Puppies

The Nursing Period The puppies are here! It doesn’t get more exciting than the moments after delivery when you finally get a chance to meet the new litter. How many puppies are there? What colors are they? How many males or females? (Feel free to use WHELPING LOG FORM). It’s a heartwarming time as the mother dog forms a bond with her new puppies. Even if you have a healthy mother … Read moreCaring For Newborn Puppies

Puppy Care: Whelping

WHELPING PREPARATION & GUIDE Download Whelping Chart Witnessing the birth of a litter is exciting, amazing, meaningful, nerve wracking – and maybe a little gross. Dog mamas have been whelping, or giving birth, without our help for thousands of years, and most deliveries require no assistance or special preparations. The following suggestions are to help minimize problems that may arise, … Read morePuppy Care: Whelping

Diarrhea

Download & Print Me POOP HAPPENS When to Worry About Your Dog’s Diarrhea It’s not a topic anyone likes to discuss, but if you own a dog, chances are you have found yourself cleaning up a stinky brown puddle more than you’d care to think about. However, keeping an eye on our dog’s stools is … Read moreDiarrhea

Glaucoma

Download & Print Me Types of Glaucoma Glaucoma is an eye disorder, resulting from increased pressure within the eye caused by an intraocular pressure. This can be extremely painful for the pet and may lead to anatomical or biochemical blindness. Glaucoma can occur rapidly in our pets or may have a gradual onset, usually hereditary … Read moreGlaucoma

Laser therapy

Download & Print Me Laser therapy is an innovative treatment that has gained popularity in recent years as veterinarians discover its benefits for pets. Laser treatment can be used in conjunction with or in place of medication to manage pain, inflammation, and wound healing. “Laser”- an acronym for light amplification of stimulated emission of radiation” … Read moreLaser therapy

Dental Health

Download & Print Me Dental health Dental health is an important part of your pet’s overall health. Periodontal disease, which can lead to tooth loss, is one of the most common conditions affecting pets, and is a serious problem. If left untreated, these conditions can result in painful abscesses, poor quality of life, and even … Read moreDental Health

Diabetes

Download & Print Me So your pet has Diabetes… Diabetes in cats and dogs is a growing problem, with some estimates saying that one in three dogs will develop the disease. Diabetes is a condition in which the body cannot produce or use insulin properly, leading to high blood glucose levels. Insulin is a hormone … Read moreDiabetes

Cushing’s disease

Download & Print Me Hyperadrenocorticism(HAC) Cushing’s disease, also known as hyperadrenocorticism (HAC), is a condition in which the adrenal glands (located near the kidneys). It is a complicated disease that often acts more like a syndrome, and is caused by an excess production of cortisol. Cortisol is a hormone that helps regulate metabolism, blood sugar … Read moreCushing’s disease

AHDS

Download & Print Me Acute hemorrhagic diarrhea syndrome (AHDS) is a relatively rare condition in dogs that can be fatal if not treated properly. The disease is characterized by the sudden onset of bloody diarrhea and possibly vomiting, which can lead to severe dehydration and electrolyte imbalances. While AHDS occurs in both male and female … Read moreAHDS