Ear mites are one of the most common external parasites in dogs, next to fleas and ticks. These insect parasites look lice ticks or little spiders but they are barely visible to the naked eye. They thrive on the wax and oils that are present on the dog’s ears. Mites on dogs are very contagiousContinue reading “Ear Mites In Dogs: Cause, Symptoms, And Treatment”
Water is essential for life, for our dogs as well as for us. But if you notice your dog drinking lots of water suddenly, should you be concerned? Could your pet’s excessive thirst be a sign of a serious health problem? In some cases, the answer is no. There are plenty of simple, relatively harmlessContinue reading “Why is my dog drinking a lot of water?”
Water is one of the basic nutrients of dogs. It is an essential component in virtually every physiological process in the body, including body temperature regulation. Adequate intake of water in dogs is very important to prevent dehydration and complications associated with the lack of water in the body.
Yes, watermelon is a great snack to offer your dog. You will want to avoid giving them the rind or seeds, as either of these can cause issues such as intestinal obstructions.
Yes, bananas are a safe and healthy treat for your dog, but they should always be given in moderation. Too much of a good thing can cause health issues, particularly in the case of bananas.
The most obvious hazard of eating cherries is the pit, which can cause intestinal blockages when ingested. This can mean serious health issues for your pup, and some potentially expensive vet bills for you. But there’s also a hidden danger that many dog owners aren’t aware of: cherry pits, stems, and leaves all contain cyanide. If it’s consumed in large quantities, cyanide is toxic to dogs.
The answer is yes, pineapple is a safe and healthy treat for dogs. But there are a few factors you should consider before letting your four-legged friend chow down on a bowl full of pineapple chunks.
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