Aug
21

Treating bladder stones in dogs with diet

Treating bladder stones in dogs with diet
Dogs are very prone to developing bladder stones. This disease in dogs is very much like the bladder stones that are suffered by humans. In dogs, certain minerals block the flow of urine in the urethra, causing pained exertion of liquid wastes. These solidified minerals are alternatively called uroliths, stones, or calculi.

Dogs with bladder stones may develop cystitis, a condition wherein their urinary bladder gets inflamed, all because of the small stones present in the dog s urinary tract. These small stones can be made up of calcium oxalate, struvite, cystine calculi, and ammonium urate.

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Aug
21

First aid for dog diarrhea

First aid for dog diarrhea
If your dog is suffering from diarrhea, it is not right to just let the condition take its toll. While diarrhea may heal without you doing anything about it, that path is a very dangerous road to take. Pet owners should always be aware of what their pets are going through for their own benefit. Certain diseases prove to have irreversible effects. And you don t want your pet to die from a health condition if you can help it.
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Aug
21

Can mange affect dogs and humans?

Can mange affect dogs and humans?
If you suspect that your dog is suffering from mange, you should do something about it immediately. As a responsible pet owner, you cannot just leave your dog to the mercy of these microscopic parasites that could thrive, duplicate, and infest the skin and hair of your dog. In just a matter of a few days, you will see that your dog s hide would be red from itchiness and its hair would start to fall off.
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Aug
21

Natural treatments for urinary tract infections (UTI) in dogs

Natural treatments for urinary tract infections (UTI) in dogs
UTI or urinary tract infection is very common both in humans and in dogs. The symptoms of this disease in your pets are very much the same as it is in you. More often than not, this disease is caused by bacteria such as the E. coli. If left untreated, UTI may develop into a disease of the kidney that could otherwise cause death to your pet.
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