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Dog Eye Issues – What is Entropion?

Dog Eye Issues – What is Entropion?

Entropion is genetic condition, believed to be congenital (inherited), in which a dog’s eyelids fold inwards towards the eye, causing the eyelashes to rub against the cornea. This causes irritation and is extremely uncomfortable. Though both the upper and the lower...

Dealing With Abrasions, Cuts and Wounds

Dealing With Abrasions, Cuts and Wounds

At some point almost every dog owner will be faced with his or her pet being injured. Hopefully these injuries are minor and can be taken care of quickly so your pooch can get on the fast road to recovery! We want to help you prepare for the unexpected, so here is a...

Cleft Palates and Cleft Lips in Puppies

Cleft Palates and Cleft Lips in Puppies

Cleft palates and cleft lips are physical defects that are usually inherited from a puppy‘s parents. In a handful of cases these conditions can be caused by dietary deficiencies or exposure to chemicals while in utero. Whatever the cause, these conditions can be...

Canines and Cataracts Issue

Canines and Cataracts Issue

Many dogs face the problem of cataracts. As a health issue, cataracts affects your dog's eyesight. What Are Cataracts? A cataract occurs when the clear lens inside of a dog’s eye that allows for focus of vision, begins to cloud. This cloudiness prevents light from...

Canine Parvovirus – Dog Health Series

Canine Parvovirus – Dog Health Series

An in-depth health article on Paravirus, it's causes, treatments and negative health effects. What is Parvovirus? Canine Parvovirus (commonly known as Parvo or CPV) is a viral illness that most commonly affects puppies. Unvaccinated adult dogs are also at risk of...

Hip Dysplasia – Dog Health Series

Hip Dysplasia – Dog Health Series

Hip Dysplasia is one of the most well-known health problems when it comes to canines. While this joint problem most commonly effects large breeds, dogs of any size can be diagnosed. In this piece I’ll discuss the condition, what breeds are most at risk, treatment and...