Understanding Swimmer Puppy Syndrome

Understanding Swimmer Puppy Syndrome

Swimmer puppy syndrome is an unusual and uncommon deformity that’s mostly seen in newborn pups. This complication prevents these puppies from standing due to their rear limbs having weak muscles. If left untreated, it could lead to poor respiration, poor circulation,...
Short Spine Syndrome in Dogs: What You Should Know

Short Spine Syndrome in Dogs: What You Should Know

There are many conditions that could affect your dog, and it could range from something as common as leptospirosis to rare diseases like hypertrophic osteopathy. Another example of a condition that could afflict your dog is short spine syndrome. Dogs with the...
How to Massage a Dog with Arthritis

How to Massage a Dog with Arthritis

Older dogs have a thinner layer of cartilage, making them more prone to developing arthritis. This condition is a common problem, especially among bigger breeds of dogs.  So if your dog has arthritis, what can you do to relieve the pain and improve their quality of...
My Dog Has Diarrhea: What Should I Do?

My Dog Has Diarrhea: What Should I Do?

  If you’re a pet parent or a “pawrent,” chances are you’ve experienced cleaning after your pooch when they experience a bad case of dog diarrhea. It’s messy, a little frustrating, and can be alarming, especially if the loose stools persist for a few days. Dog...
Should You Be Worried About Dog Hiccups?

Should You Be Worried About Dog Hiccups?

  Dog hiccups are cute, but should you be worried? Does it have any underlying conditions that may be a cause for concern? Most of the time, dog hiccups are perfectly normal and will resolve themselves in a few minutes. However, once the hiccups start to last for...

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