Category Archives for Pet Health

How to Recognize and Treat an Ant Bite on Your Dog’s Paw

How do you treat ant bites on a dog?

Most of us are concerned about things like bee stings or spider bites on our dogs. But, specific ants can cause problems for your dog, too. Insect bites of any kind should be taken seriously, but sometimes it can be hard to see an ant on your dog before the damage is done. So, knowing […]

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Why is My Dog Lethargic and Not Eating or Drinking?

lethargic dog with labored breathing

Is your dog suddenly lethargic? Do they have other symptoms that seem strange to you? Perhaps they’re not eating or drinking, or maybe they even look sick. Although scary, it’s not always a cause for serious concern. But, there are many factors to consider. If your dog is acting strangely, you need to check for […]

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What Should I Do If My Dog Swallowed Chewing Gum?

is chewing gum dangerous for dogs?

It’s common for dogs to try to eat things that they shouldn’t. Whether it’s something off the road or something off your plate, they often aren’t picky about what they put in their mouths. So, it’s not a surprise to find out that a dog has swallowed chewing gum. You’ve probably heard that certain substances […]

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My Dog’s Paw is Swollen and Red between Toes

What is pododermatitis?

Seeing that one of your dog’s paws is swollen or red might alarm you. It’s not normal and could be uncomfortable for your pet. But, you still need to find out the underlying cause. Thankfully, most issues that cause swelling and redness of the paws can quickly be identified and treated. More often than not, […]

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How to Get Rid of a Yeast Infection on a Dog’s Paw

Is it a dog fungal skin infection?

A yeast infection on a dog’s paw is more common than you might think. They aren’t usually problems that can make your dog sick. But, they can be irritating and cause your dog discomfort. If left untreated, they can also lead to other health problems. Thankfully, there are different ways that you can treat a […]

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