Mineral Oil For Dog Intestinal Blockage

Some months ago, I wrote an article that looked at whether olive oil could fix a bowel obstruction.  And the long and the short of that article is that for most bowel obstructions it should be your vet who is treating it. They are too risky to mess around with a home remedy such as …

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How Fast Does Pumpkin Work For Dog Diarrhea?

Every dog owner has had to deal with bouts of diarrhea in their pets, which make their faithful furry companion miserable, not to mention all the mess. Before you have time to consider the causes, you need a quick remedy and this is where the pumpkin comes in. Here we’ll examine how much pumping should …

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Can I give my dog Valerian tablets?

Is your dog finding it difficult to relax and sleep? Does she get nervous and aggressive at night? If you find your dog having trouble sleeping or stressed and anxious, and you’re wondering if Valerian supplement will help soothe his nerves and induce sleep, well it can.  Valerian root extract has been used for centuries …

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Can I Use Diaper Rash Cream On My Dog?

As the owner of a beloved dog, you want to do everything that you can to care for your pooch. However, any dog will know that sometimes problems arise that you simply would not have expected to content with! For example, has your dog ever broken out in a rash? If so, you will appreciate …

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Can I Give My Dog Human Vitamin B Complex?

If you’re a healthy adult who’s somewhat fit or at least generally active, you might have a bottle of two of multivitamins lying around the house. It’s completely normal for us to pop a chewable vitamin in the morning or before bed, but what if we give human vitamins to our dog too? Is it …

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Can I give my dog Robitussin for kennel cough?

Has your dog got a persistent cough of late? Does it sound as if they have something stuck in their throat and that they are on the verge of choking? Well, it could be that your dog has kennel cough and in this article I look at the best ways of treating it. My main …

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Can I Give My Dog Vicks Vaporub?

Have you ever heard of pet owners using camphor products like Vicks Vaporub to train their pets or to deter them from digging or chewing? Surprisingly, there are quite a few fur parents who use Vicks Vaporub for exactly that purpose, especially if they have a dog who’s a master digger or a dog that …

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Will Mothballs Keep Dogs From Pooping In My Yard?

So you’ve found dog poop in your backyard, you don’t own a dog yourself so you know that it must be that pesky mutt next door. Not only is dog poop gross It’s also technically an environmental hazard according to the United States Environmental Protection Agency.  Dog poop can pose a serious health risk to …

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Can I Give My Dog Turmeric With Rimadyl?

 “If only he could talk and tell me what is wrong with him.” That’s one of the most common complaints among dog owners, because there’s nothing more frustrating than seeing your faithful friend suffering and not knowing what to do. Truth is dogs do talk in their own way, mostly with their eyes and the …

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Does Walking Your Dog Trim Their Nails?

If you have recently been taking a closer look at your dog’s nails and you can’t afford a trip to the vets or a groomer and the thought of doing it yourself is a bit overwhelming, then I have some good news. Walking your dog will help to trim their nails. But because it’s a …

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