Vegetarian Dog Food

December 30, 2007

Recently, as in the last 12 month or so, our dog has developed really painful and annoying itching, scratching, chewing and skin rash issues. During this time we have tried medicated shampoos, endless courses of antibiotic treatments, steroid therapy, and now vegetarian dog food. We arrived at this new food experiment during research of traditional […]

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Where Do These Skin Irritations Come From?

December 29, 2007

You might be thinking that your dog is unique with regards the his skin issues. You wonder if there can’t possibly be another animal that has the same issues of flaking, itching, scratching and pain. The fact is that dermatological issues are very common in the dogs. In fact, a recent survey among veterinarians found […]

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Dust Mites, Dogs And Allergies

December 29, 2007

Did you know that almost 25% of the more than 54 million dogs in the U.S. that have received professional vet care are found to have some form of an allergy or other immunological disorder? One of the most common types of dog allergies is the inhalant type. This known as atopy. Included in the […]

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Dog Elimination Diet

December 28, 2007

Annie had been scratching like crazy. She was trying so hard to get to the base of her tail that she was spinning around in circles! We had heard that there was a process called an elimination diet that would help determine if the food she was eating currently would be causing her allergies. During […]

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Dangerous Foods For Dogs

December 28, 2007

Annie loves treats and like most people with dogs we enjoy giving them to her. We have cooked her dog food when we thought she was suffering from allergies and needed to get her away from store bought cans. We couldn’t help but think that there were foods that we should not be feeding her. […]

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Home Remedy Or Vet Visit

December 28, 2007

When a dog owner is first aware of the incessant scratching and licking that their pet is enduring there is a tendency to ignore the situation. Don’t feel bad, but it is true. You watch your best friend going slightly nuts from being uncomfortable and choose to do nothing. The reasons for this are not […]

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