Why Is My Dog’s Occiput Getting Bigger?

Did you notice that the small bump towards the rear of your dog’s head seems to be getting bigger?  The “smart bump” (officially called an occiput) is a normal part of a dog’s anatomy and seems to be more pronounced in some dog breeds, especially Labradors.  However, a change in size or appearance can be …

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What Is SimpleGuard?

Ticks and fleas aren’t just simple bloodsucking parasites.  They may create significant health problems too – as if the fact that they will throw your dog into a frightening scratch-craze wasn’t scary enough to make you dread them.  Tapeworms can infest your pooch if it ingests a flea while attempting to lick the itch off.  …

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Why Has My Puppy Got Diarrhea At Night?

Your puppy having diarrhea in the middle of the night is no fun for anyone, and can honestly be a little scary.  Having a new puppy is a lot of fun, but it can also be stressful and when you add a health issue, no matter how minor it is, it can add to that …

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Can Dewormer Cause Blood In Stool?

We love our four legged friends, and we want to do everything that we can to take care of them.  Sometimes they get sick, and it’s up to us, their protectors, to take care of them.  One of the common things our dogs might end up contracting is worms.  What’s worse, even when we get …

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Black Great Pyrenees- Fact Or Fiction?

Known as Great Pyrenees in the US and Canada, in Europe (including the UK) these dogs are known as Pyrenees Mountain Dogs. To their loving owners and legions of fans, the breed is known affectionately as “Pyrs”.  But regardless of what they are called in which part of the world, the burning question that you …

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Can Dogs Eat Falafel?

Falafel is a popular Middle Eastern dish, and is commonly seen as a street food.  Technically a falafel is a ball or patty shaped fritter made from either fava beans or ground chickpeas (or sometimes both) that has been deep fried, but they are often served in a pita which serves as a pocket or …

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Help! My Dog Has A Rash On It’s Groin

When a dog develops a rash, many owners quickly panic assuming that there is something seriously wrong with their pup. But, there is often no need to worry when your dog develops a rash on its groin. This article will tell you all you need to know about groin rashes on dogs!  If the rash …

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