Pet Scoops News & Article Exchange
  Pet News & Articles 
 
  Alternative Health Care
 
  Animal Laws - Maryland
 
  Animal Rights/Welfare
 
  Birds
 Native Wild Birds
 Pet Birds & Exotics
 
  Careers with Animals
 
  Cats & Kittens
 Adopting & Buying
 Breeding & Pregnancy
 Breeds & Clubs
 Grooming
 Health & Vet Care
 Nutrition
 Products & Reviews
 Safety
 Training & Behavior
 
  Dogs & Puppies
 Adopting & Buying
 Breeding & Pregnancy
 Breeds & Clubs
 Exercise
 Grooming
 Health & Vet Care
 Kennels & Pet Sitters
 Nutrition
 Products & Reviews
 Safety
 Shows & Field Trials
 Training & Behavior
 
  Exotic Animals
 
  Farm Animals
 
  Ferrets
 
  Fish & Aquariums
 
  Horse & Ponies
 Adoping & Buying
 Breeds
 Grooming
 Health & Vet Care
 Nutrition
 Stables & Boarding
 Tack & Supplies
 Training & Competing
 
  Pet & Animal News
 Local
 National & World
 
  Pet Adoption & Rescue
 
  Pet Classifieds
 Help Wanted
 Lost & Found Pets
 
  Pet Coupons/Specials
 
  Pet Events
 Contests
 Fundraisers
 Shows
 
  Pet Insurance
 
  Pet Loss
 
  Pet Travel
 
  Ponds & Gardens
 
  Rabbits & Cavies
 
  Reptiles & Amphibians
 
  Small Animals
 
  Therapy Animals
 
  Wildlife & Waterfowl
 
  Zoo Animals


 
   
Dogs & Puppies : Health & Vet Care Last Updated: Oct 25th, 2006 - 08:57:26

Dogs & Puppies : Health & Vet Care
How to Treat Your Dog's Dandruff: 7 Tips
Dandruff mostly occurs when the dog’s skin cells naturally form, die, and flake off at a very fast rate.  The following are seven suggestions on how to keep your dog’s coat clean and dandruff free...
Feb 12, 2006, 22:44

Dogs & Puppies : Health & Vet Care
Emergency Dog Accidents: Burns, Seizures, Gastric Torsion
During an emergency or an accident, you can reduce your dog’s immediate pain and discomfort or even save his life with prompt, immediate action.  You need to always be prepared for such accidents and emergencies such as burns, seizures, and gastric torsion...
Feb 12, 2006, 22:25

Dogs & Puppies : Health & Vet Care
8 Items That Every Dog Owner Must Know When Going To The Vet
Your veterinarian is one of the most important people in your dog's life.  You should choose your veterinarian just as you select your own doctor, by reputation and quality of service.  You and your dog should feel at ease with this professional.  You need to feel that you can trust your veterinarian, especially in an emergency situation...
Feb 12, 2006, 22:21

Dogs & Puppies : Health & Vet Care
6 Ways To Help Soothe Your Puppy's Teething
Teething is a natural process that occurs when your pet’s deciduous (baby) teeth are replaced by adult teeth.  This process usually starts in puppies between the age of 3 and 6 months.  All puppies go through teething because it helps them relieve the discomfort that is associated with the process.  In addition, it may help the new tooth penetrate the gums.  Teething is something that you should not prevent.  Below are 6 tips to help your pet go through this experience with less discomfort and without having to sacrifice your favorite shoe and everything else in the house where he can sink his teeth into...
Feb 12, 2006, 22:06

Dogs & Puppies : Health & Vet Care
Your dog's mineral needs
What do minerals do? Minerals, in addition to vitamins, only make up less than two percent of any formulated diet for dogs.  However, they are the most critical of nutrients.  Although minerals are without any calories or energy, their main function is to assist the body in energy production.  A dog's body can make vitamins, but it cannot make minerals.  All minerals come from the food that your dog eats, but the availability of the minerals is quite complex.
Feb 12, 2006, 22:03

Dogs & Puppies : Health & Vet Care
What to do when a foreign object gets inside your dog’s body
With their combination of scavenging habits and inquisitive nature, most dogs, at one time or another, will be likely to have a foreign object embedded in their skin.  Sharp objects such as glass, needles, thorns, as well as plant seeds, are the most common culprits that can be embedded in their skin.  These items often enter the eyes, nose, ears, skin, vulva, and particularly the area between their toes.  For this reason, always examine your dog’s coat and skin for any sign of foreign bodies after taking him out for walks...
Feb 12, 2006, 22:00

Dogs & Puppies : Health & Vet Care
The Potential Dangers of Your Dog's Vaccinations
Many dogs have allergic reactions that are the direct result of vaccinations.  Because of the severity of some of these reactions, vaccines have become a very controversial subject.  There are an increasing number of dangers and the veterinary community is becoming more aware of these issues when it comes to routinely giving annual vaccinations...
Feb 12, 2006, 21:49

Dogs & Puppies : Health & Vet Care
Front leg lameness
Dogs carry over 60 percent of their weight on their front legs, with their hind legs acting as accelerators.  Their front legs are attached to the rest of his body by muscles with no collarbone, which provides for more flexibility.  All this powerful equipment is susceptible to injury or damage by misuse, particularly in breeds whose bone structure has been changed through selective breeding...
Feb 12, 2006, 21:42

Dogs & Puppies : Health & Vet Care
Bone, joint, and muscle problems
Your dog’s body is built to enhance massive endurance and agility.  His hind legs have great, powerful muscles, that allow him to get instant acceleration and help maintain speed.  For this reason, you need to make sure that he is not suffering from any kind of bone, joint, and muscle disorder that can cause lameness, pain, or paralysis.  Give your dog a regular home check up and look for any signs of injury to the limbs, such as swelling or tenderness to the touch.  Hind leg lameness can be due to one of the following problems:  Hip dysplasia, Perthe’s disease, luxating patella, and ruptured cruciate ligament...
Feb 12, 2006, 21:28

Dogs & Puppies : Health & Vet Care
What to do when your dog is bleeding

Dogs are naturally curious animals.  They will try and investigate anything and everything that crosses their path.  It is very common for them to get into small accidents and experience minor scrapes and cuts.  They may either run into sharp objects, step on glass, or get caught on barbed wires... 


Feb 12, 2006, 21:26



Site Design by MarylandPet.com - A Pet Businesses Directory of Animal Shelters, Boarding Kennels, Pet Groomers, Pet Friendly Hotels, Pet Sitters, Pet Stores, Animal Trainers, Veterinarians, and many other pet related businesses and services in Maryland, Virginia, Washington DC, Pennsylvania, Delaware, New Jersey and West Virginia. © 2004-2008 | Privacy Policy | Advertise your pet business on MarylandPet.com!

 
 
Latest Headlines

 

 

Alternative Health Care  

Safe, Effective Flea Control  

 

Animal Laws - Maryland  

Maryland Animal Law Resources by County  

 

Animal Rights/Welfare  

National Feral Cat Day Program Launch  

 

Birds  

 

No articles available.

 

Careers with Animals  

Have Your Own Business As Pet Sitters  

 

Cats & Kittens  

Schipperke Dog Breed  

 

Dogs & Puppies  

Breed Clubs: What Are They and Should You Join?  

 

Exotic Animals  

 

No articles available.

 

Farm Animals  

 

No articles available.

 

Ferrets  

 

No articles available.

 

Fish & Aquariums  

 

No articles available.

 

Horse & Ponies  

Where To Ride Your Horse  

 

Pet & Animal News  

Washington Humane Society Humane Law Enforcement Case Results in Felony Conviction and 3 Year Sentence for Man who Killed Dog  

 

Pet Adoption & Rescue  

Washington Humane Society Guarantees Good Home for Every Adoptable Dog  

 

Pet Classifieds  

Lost Cat in Lonaconing & Hagerstown

 

Pet Coupons/Specials  

Dog Training - Special Discount  

 

Pet Events  

Celebrating canines virtually  

 

Pet Insurance  

Pet Insurance: Yes, It Really Exists  

 

Pet Loss  

Pet Loss: Should You Clone Your Cat?  

 

Pet Travel  

Transporting Dogs in the Car  

 

Ponds & Gardens  

 

No articles available.

 

Rabbits & Cavies  

 

No articles available.

 

Reptiles & Amphibians  

 

No articles available.

 

Small Animals  

 

No articles available.

 

Therapy Animals  

Animal Assisted Therapy: Can it help you?  

 

Wildlife & Waterfowl  

 

No articles available.

 

Zoo Animals  

 

No articles available.