Dogs, like humans, can also get allergies. It is often difficult to determine the cause of an allergic reaction in dogs.
Healthy eyes are important for a dog. If any changes or problems arise, consult a vet as soon as possible as many eye disorders can only be treated effectively if treated early enough.
Wenn Ihr Welpe Sie in die Hand beißt, sollten Sie ihm rechtzeitig Einhalt gebieten, damit er weiß, dass er eine gewisse Grenze nicht überschreiten darf.
Dietary fibre (roughage) is beneficial for healthy digestion in dogs and leads to an increase in the feeling of being full.
Measuring a dog’s blood pressure from time to time provides information on how efficient the heart is and how elastic the vessel walls are.
Lyme disease (Lyme borreliosis) is an infectious disease transferred by ticks. In addition to game and rodents, it also affects dogs and humans.
One of the most common hormonal imbalances is the over-functioning of the adrenal cortex, known as Cushing’s syndrome.
Dogs can also suffer from elevated levels of glucose in the blood i.e. diabetes mellitus. If the early indications are recognised, however, the dog can receive treatment at an early stage, it can still reach old age despite having this disease.
Dogs can also develop epilepsy. Although such seizures are generally not as serious as they look, the potential cause should be determined.
Fever is a common sign of illness in dogs. By using a thermometer you can measure your dog’s current state quickly and easily.
There is always a risk that dogs will catch fleas when the weather is warm. An owner wishing to spare their pet from these bloodsuckers, should take precautionary measures.
When it comes to feeding dogs, a number of questions frequently arise. We would like to provide answers to these.
Dog owners rightly ask which dog food is good and how to recognise this. Here we explain the decisive factors.
Prevention is better than cure - this is also true for infectious diseases. There are effective vaccinations against the most dangerous agents to protect dogs even when they are still puppies.
As the owner, you are generally the first to notice when your dog shows signs of illness.
If a dog scratches itself frequently and its skin or fur have changed, or if it has open wounds, you should determine the cause.
If your dog shows signs of pain in joints or muscles, limps, or is not using any of its legs, this is known as lameness.
If a dog has problems urinating, it can be a sign of chronic renal insufficiency.
If a dog is carrying excess weight, this not only affects its general vitality - it can also cause serious health problems.