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Impalement Injuries

When most of us think of our dog being injured or sick we think of an ear infection, a bite by another dog, a fracture,

Incisions – Serious cuts

A dog’s lively and impetuous nature is what makes them endearing. Man’s best friend will never fail to lighten the dreary day of a dog

Incisions – Simple cuts & nicks

Dealing with the results of minor and major accidents is part and parcel of owning a dog. Dogs are active, inquisitive and most would get

Insect Bites

It’s important to acknowledge that insect bites hurt your dog as much as they hurt you. In fact, an insect bite will often cause secondary

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

Poisoning

We all want to think that we keep our pets safe and sound, and generally this is true, but many dogs suffer poisoning despite our

Porcupine Quills

If you live in a specific area where there are porcupines abound your dog may find his or her way into the painful experience of

Punctures

Many dogs suffer puncture wounds when they are doing the simplest of things, such as playing in their yard. Other dogs suffer puncture wounds when

Shock

Shock is a state of being that often occurs after the body has experienced something traumatic. Many people use the term shock as in being