One in every 125 dogs will have a seizure this year. What causes these seizures will vary from dog to dog, with some episodes signaling an emergency, such as poisoning or head trauma, and others seemingly happening without reason.
NexGard is marketed as a monthly flea and tick prevention that comes in the form of a chewable treat. One would assume that a product put on the market with the intent to protect dogs would never harm them, but NexGard doesn’t quite fit that profile. Ever since it got approved for veterinary use, it has been catching heat from dog owners who have seen horrific adverse effects in their dogs — including death.
Urinary tract infections (UTIs) in dogs are fairly common. But that doesn’t mean they should be ignored. Without targeted care, UTIs can get worse and cause damage to the kidneys, bladder, and urinary system.
Unfortunately, the treatment for UTIs offered at the vet rarely goes far enough to address the root of the problem. This means that the infections will continue to recur and cause inflammation and damage to tissues in the urinary tract.
Habitually understimulated dogs are more likely to develop long-term anxiety problems such as separation anxiety and obsessive-compulsive disorder. By getting your dog out for exercise and active play, you take away the excess energy that fuels the production of stress hormones like cortisol while helping to increase the production of serotonin, dopamine, and other calming endorphins.
Quercetin is a natural pigment found in a variety of colorful fruits and vegetables, such as apples, broccoli, berries, and more. This pigment (also known as flavonoid) is a powerful antioxidant that is blowing away scientists worldwide and making us wonder: could this be the allergy relief, so many dogs need and deserve?