Dogs and Medicine
Let’s explore the basics of the dog digestive system, like how long does it take for a dog to digest food? How long does food stay in a dog’s stomach? Where does you dog’s digestion actually take place?
Regular-strength Benadryl is a common OTC antihistamine, but is it safe for dogs? Let’s look at how and when Benadryl might be recommended for dogs with allergies, anxiety, insect stings or bites, and motion sickness.
Does your dog suddenly have irritated or possibly infected eyes? Should you use medicated OTC eye drops for humans as eye drops for dogs? Please read this first!
Can you put Neosporin on dogs to treat a minor wound, cut, or scrape? Can you put Neosporin on dogs’ stitches or sutures? What happens if a dog licked or ingested Neosporin? Let’s answer some common questions about Neosporin for dogs here.
Can you give a dog aspirin or ibuprofen? The answers aren’t clear cut when it comes to human medications for dogs — and you should always consult a vet.
Yeast infection in dogs can arise when naturally occurring fungi reproduce out of control. Learn more about causes, symptoms and treatment options for yeast infection in dogs.
Is your senior dog’s once-stentorian bark starting to sound hoarse or weak? Are they less energetic? Let’s look at the canine voice box, or larynx, and examine laryngeal paralysis, a potentially debilitating condition.
Google’s Year in Search data has been released! 2016’s top dog questions were mostly searches about health, care, behavior … and Goofy? We’ve got answers to the year’s burning questions!
The 8-year-old dog was facing humane euthanasia when his pet parents sought out the treatment, Lymphocyte T-Cell Immunomodulator. Now he’s running and jumping!
Cynophobia is the fear of dogs. Calling any phobia “weird” or “silly” dismisses issues and symptoms that are very real. What causes people to be afraid of dogs? Is it treatable?
We’ve all known people who fall asleep quickly. But Mable puts them to shame. This cute 5-year-old bearded collie mix suffers from canine narcolepsy. The…
Here’s some interesting medical news out of Canada. To read the rest of the University of Guelph Press Release follow this link. Epilepsy Research in…
I wonder if we can get life insurance companies to give us dog-lovers a break on those health insurance premiums? Heck, they’re always raising home…