Category: Dog health

Is my dog overweight?

We all love our dogs but just like many other dog owners we can find it difficult to say ‘No’ when it comes to treats. After all, when they look at you with their big eyes and soulful expressions they really pull on the heartstrings. But when does giving your dog too much to eat become a problem? First...

Alabama Rot – taking precautions

Alabama Rot or, more accurately, cutaneous and renal glomerular vasculopathy (CRGV) is an often fatal condition that has caused the deaths of five dogs in the North East. Initial symptoms are lesions appearing around the legs, tummy or mouth and then lethargy. CRGV dmages the blood vessels in the kidneys causing clots and death occurs from irreversible kidney damage....

Taking care of your dogs in cold weather

Happy New Year to you all and your dogs! As winter progresses and our climate seems to jump from winter to spring every other day we thought we’d share a few tips on looking after your pooches during the cold snaps. It should go without saying but please don’t leave your dog outside when the temperature drops When on...