As he was (relatively) infection-free at that moment, we took the opportunity to have some bloods taken for a Sensitest – which we hope will highlight Fin’s allergies.
Tag: health issues
I have mentioned our rescued cavalier many times in connection with his many allergies.
As if that wasn’t enough, just after Fin turned 9 years old, I noticed that he was holding his head on one side. He really looked as though he had aged in the space of about a week or so.
Dogs are not very discriminating when it comes to food and drink, so be very careful where you leave your beer!
More importantly the ethanol in your favorite brew could have disasterous consequences for your pet. Depending on how much is consumed and whether the dog has eaten recently, effects can be seen between 15 minutes and 2 hours later.
It’s that time of year again. With the hot summer days still to come. Fleas will be rearing their ugly little heads yet again. Flea infestations are annoying for dogs and cats and humans, but they can also be very dangerous. Problems caused by fleas may range from mild to severe itching and discomfort to …
Every time a female dog has a season she undergoes hormonal changes associated with pregnancy – whether she becomes pregnant or not. The changes in the uterus that occur with each season make infection more likely with age. Cases of pyometra are most commonly seen in the 4-6 week period after a season and are more common …
It is important to keep a watchful eye on your dog’s weight for signs that they may be underweight or overweight. As a general rule, you should be able to feel your dogs ribs and spine but not see them protruding. They should have a waist, just behind their ribs and their tummy should be tucked up. It is usual for a dog to carry a little more weight in the winter months, but “lean and fit” is good.