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The vision defects faced by brachycephalic dogs

The vision defects faced by brachycephalic dogs

Brachycephalic dog breeds are renowned for both the wrong and right reasons. While these dogs are popular among pet lovers, ironically, they face several issues that demand constant attention from their owners. The oculofacial condition in such dog breeds leaves them with a disproportionate or deformed skull. As a result, these dog breeds are characterised... Read more »

Flying with your brachycephalic dog: frequently asked questions

Flying with a brachycephalic dog can be the biggest headache for respective pet parents. Most of the brachycephalic dog owners are simply frustrated by the bans imposed against snub-nosed dogs by airlines. However, if you dig deep into the statistics that convinced the airlines to adhere to strict flying regulations for brachycephalic pets, you might... Read more »

The must know dog first aid tip

The must know dog first aid tips

For dog owners, it is really heartbreaking to see their furry friend in pain, it is even worse if you do not know what exactly to do in such a situation. Scenarios like temperature changes, bleeding, seizures, choking etc can cause sudden discomfort and stress to your dog, it is imperative to be aware of... Read more »

Ocular syndrome in brachycephalic dogs: an overview

Being a pet parent, it is imperative for you to understand the importance of taking care of your pet in an impeccable manner. Your pet is your responsibility, they have nothing but affection and care towards you and it is your duty to take utmost care of them. Most of the people choose dogs as... Read more »

Toxic or danger food for dogs and the consequence of each

Toxic or danger food for dogs and the consequence of each

ASPCA Animal Poison Control Center gets several reports on pet poison, especially, where pet dogs are the victim, on a daily basis. Fortunately for the pet parents, the concerned authorities have put together a list of food items that could turn out to be hazardous for your dog. This article will list a number of... Read more »

Pet first aid kit tips

Pet first aid kit tips

Caring for your pet is something that you need to take pretty seriously. In the case of minor accidents; you might not have to take your pet to a vet, provided, you have a pet first aid kit. On the flip side, if the accident is major, a pet first aid kit can also be... Read more »

How to diagnose and treat lymphoma in dogs

How to diagnose and treat lymphoma in dogs

Canine lymphomas are diverse cancer types commonly diagnosed in dogs. There are over 2 dozens of diagnosed canine lymphoma variants and each of these exhibit significant variations from the other.  While some of the lymphoma variants in dogs are non-treatable and life threatening, the other variants, can be really dormant and can progress as an... Read more »

What to consider when taking your dog along for hiking

What to consider when taking your dog along for hiking

Dogs can be excellent companions to humans. Pet parents love to take their pet along wherever they go. You must have seen people taking their dog along for vacations or individuals who take their dog along even for hiking. The former can be a relatively easily task than the latter. Irrespective of whether you travel... Read more »

Understanding your cat’s body language

Understanding your cat’s body language

Compared to dogs, cats can be really mysterious. The body language of feline can be a tad more subtle than that of dogs. This is why most of the cat parents find it hard to decipher the body language of their beloved pet. This blog details some of the common cat body languages and its... Read more »

Tips to use food as a bait to efficiently train your dog PART 2

Tips to use food as a bait to efficiently train your dog PART 2

You have already learned about some of the important tips to train your dog by using food as reward. This blog post is written as a continuation of the first one, with some additional tips to using food as bait to train your dog. Look for signs of anxiousness Dogs that have anxiety issues or... Read more »