Dog Diarrhea and Vomiting, for 3 days: What to do before calling a vet

Vomiting and diarrhea are very much common problem in dogs and are usually signs of gastrointestinal upset. There are many possible causes of these two conditions and they include intestinal bacterial overgrowth, food intolerance, food allergy, food based toxins, foreign object obstruction or an underlying health condition like kidney failure or liver disease. However, it …

How to help a Constipated Dog (Puppy): Causes & How to Prevent

Constipation is the inability or difficulty in bowel movements. It is a digestive problem in animals that occurs when the colon muscles are contracting too slowly causing the stool to move slowly. In the process, the colon reabsorbs too much water from the stool making them hard and hence difficult to defecate. Constipation is a …

Why is My Dog Scratching Ear and Shaking Head? Causes and Treatment

Imagine the distress your canine may be going through when you realise that it is scratching the ears and continue shaking the head. There could be something bothering his ears causing all this discomfort and chances are that the dog could be hurting. Dogs do not have fingers to probe the goings on inside the …

Bumps on Dog’s Nose Causes (Hives, Tumors, Dermatitis, Trauma, Allergies)

Sudden bumps on your dog’s nose can be a worrisome condition to many pet owners. However, bumps on a dog’s nose are commonly due to allergies or a bacterial infection. The bumps can also be a symptom of an underlying medical condition like weak immune system or skin disorder. Therefore, it is important to consult …

Dog’s Back Legs Shaking (Shivering, Trembling): Causes, Treatment

Shaking or tremors in pets are involuntary twitches of muscles and vary in how rapid or slow the vibrations happen. Hind legs of a pet may shiver or shake due to several possible reasons. Dogs can shake due to stress, excitement, fear, taking poison or viral infection like distemper. The shivers may also be due …