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Heat Burns

Dogs are generally afraid of fire and most would instinctively stay away from heat. Dogs would seldom sustain burns from open fires. However accidents that

Hot Spots (moist eczema)

Hot spots are also known as acute moist dermatitis, and they re usually found in dogs that have longer coats or in those that have

Hyperthermia (Heatstroke)

Hyperthermia, known more commonly as heatstroke, is a dangerous condition that affects a lot of dogs. Hyperthermia often occurs during the warm months of the

Hypothermia

Hypothermia is more common than a lot of people realize. We all hear about dogs who get too hot and suffer from symptoms of heatstroke,

Strains

Strains are something that occurs in people as well as dogs. When your dog is suffering from a strain he or she may need your

Strangulation

Strangulation in dogs is something a lot of pet owners have to deal with. The problem is that many of us do things to try

Unconsciousness

It is scary to see your beloved dog unconscious, but when you do, it’s not time to fall apart; instead it is time to take

Vomiting

Like most people, at some point in a dog’s life, it will experience vomiting. This is not in and of itself a bad thing, as

What is first aid for dogs

Dogs get sick. A pet parent can never be too careful. There will always be instances when an injury or a situation brings serious risks

Whelping (birth, queening)

It’s your dog’s big day. The dog is showing signs of whelping. The supplies – towels, dental floss for the umbilical cord, non-toxic disinfectant and

When to contact a veterinarian

The importance of giving the dog veterinary care cannot be stressed enough. Breeders usually guarantee their puppies but the love invested on a puppy that

Physical examination

Wouldn’t it be nice if your pet dog can tell you how it feels and can show you something is wrong? Since it is not