Category Archives: Dog Health Issues

Indoor/Outdoor Dog – Which One Should You Own?

Indoor/outdoor dog Should you make your dog live outside?  Or is that cruel?  Should you always make your dog live inside?  Does an outdoor dog have more behavioral problems than an inside dog? 

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Walking Your Dog on a Leash – Collar or Harness?

Walking your dog on a leash It is much safer for you to walk your dog on a leash.  Off leash walking is dangerous unless your dog is very well trained. But should you attach the leash to the dog’s … Continue reading

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Chicken Jerky Dog Treats–Is the FDA Bowing to China?

Chicken jerky dog treats About 2,200 cases of illness have been linked to chicken jerky dog treats imported from China.  It has resulted in the death of 360 dogs and one cat. But yet, the FDA has not recalled any … Continue reading

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Do You Support Car Restraint for Dogs?

Car restraint for dogs Do you support this?  What do I mean by car restraint for dogs?  There are many types of products offered. I will tell you what I do.  I put a harness on my dog – the … Continue reading

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Do Veterinary Associations Support Pet Food Nutrition?

Pet food nutrition – Is this important to veterinarians? In recent months, four veterinary associations have supported a policy against raw meat pet food.  The American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) and the American Animal Hospital Association (AAHA) have joined with … Continue reading

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Dog Health Guide – 5 Habits That Can Add to a Dog’s Life

Dog health guide Most of us love our furry friends.  We want what is best for our dogs. Owning a dog is a big responsibility.  Dogs are completely dependent on us and the decisions we make regarding their health and … Continue reading

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A Powerful Dog Human Relationship

A recent story has demonstrated the dog human relationship in a very powerful way. You may have seen pictures of this relationship on Facebook.  The post has gone viral. 

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Old Age in Dogs – What to Expect

Old age in dogs is something we don’t think about when we bring a puppy into our home for the first time. But of course, having a senior dog is inevitable. 

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Chinese Sweet Potato Treats for Dogs May be Toxic Too

Sweet potato treats for dogs Most of us are familiar with the concern about Chinese chicken jerky dog treats.  There have been many cases reported of illness, serious illness, and deaths related to these treats.  Now sweet potato treats for … Continue reading

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Here are Some Great Tips for Walking a Dog

How often should you walk a dog? How long should you walk?  What are the benefits?  This post offers some tips on walking a dog. 

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