Kennel Cough: Symptoms and Treatment

Kennel cough is really more of a symptom than a specific disease. Kennel cough is most commonly attributed to a hacking, painful-sounding cough in dogs, but the source of this cough can be highly variable. Most commonly the symptoms of kennel cough are caused by a bacterial infection of Bordetella bronchiseptica, though a variety of […]

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Parvo in Dogs: What Every Dog Owner Should Know

Parvovirus is the name given to both an unpleasant and potentially deadly canine disease and the virus that causes it. Parvovirus (also known as CPV or “parvo” for short) is most commonly experienced in high-density locations like boarding kennels and doggie parks where one carrier animal may rapidly infect other animals. Parvovirus Risks Parvo is […]

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5 Fantastic (Yet Under-Used) Ways to Exercise Your Dog

As caring dog owners, we all appreciate the importance of exercise for dogs. In most cases, this exercise takes the form of regular daily walks through your local neighbourhood. However when you consider all the ways we humans get exercise – from cycling to kite surfing – it makes a daily walk around the block […]

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Canine Car Sickness: How To Cure Car Sickness In Dogs

According to recent statistics, over 50% of us regularly transport our dogs by car. It should therefore come as no surprise that dogs suffering from car sickness can find themselves at a significant disadvantage. For example, it might be that owners of these dogs stop taking them out into the countryside, or their favourite park, […]

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