Making a Doggy Clean-up Kit

Whether it is a puppy that is not yet housebroken or an older dog that got into the trash, dogs occasionally make messes in the home.  In order to easily deal with these messes, it is a good idea to make a dedicated doggy clean-up kit.  Here is a list of things that go in the kit and things never…

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Grass Awns: A Problem for Dogs

Grass awns are a serious problem for dogs each spring and summer.  These weeds have a point and hairs that point backward, giving them the ability to work their way into a dog’s coat.  Eventually, if not removed, they can work their way into the skin and from there into major organs.  Surgery may be required to remove the grass…

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Mouth Problems In Dogs

Dogs can have some of the same problems with their mouths that humans can.  Ideally, you brush your dog’s teeth every day with special doggy toothpaste (don’t use human toothpaste, it is bad for dogs).  However, even with routine care, some dogs just have more mouth problems than others.  Smaller dogs have more trouble than big dogs.  It is important…

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Golden Retriever asleep on the floor