Signs of Hip Dysplasia in Dogs

Signs of Hip Dysplasia in Dogs

Canine hip dysplasia is a genetic condition that affects the development of the hip joint. Some types of dogs are more prone to hip dysplasia, but it can affect dogs of any size, age, or breed. This degenerative disease causes great pain and loss of mobility, but...
Identifying and Treating Dog Hot Spots

Identifying and Treating Dog Hot Spots

New pet parents often wonder, what is a hot spot on a dog? If you’ve noticed your dog relentlessly chewing or scratching at one particular patch of skin, your dog might have a hot spot. Hot spots are a common skin infection in dogs, but they can be cured....
Helping Your Dog Manage Seasonal Allergies

Helping Your Dog Manage Seasonal Allergies

Did you know that seasonal allergies affect dogs as well as people? If you’ve been noticing sneezing and runny eyes after your daily walks, your dog might have seasonal allergies. Excessive scratching, hair loss, and ear infections also indicate an adverse...
How to Tell If Your Dog Has a Food Allergy

How to Tell If Your Dog Has a Food Allergy

Food allergies are a common source of misery to humans and canines alike. Dog food allergy symptoms range from vomiting and diarrhea to incessant scratching and ear infections. Allergy testing should be considered for any pet that is suffering from symptoms for more...