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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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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Can I Give My Dog Zyrtec and Benadryl?

Is your dog itching all over and scratching like mad? Are his eyes watery? Is he sneezing a lot? Looks like your pet has an allergy, but what can you do to relieve his symptoms before you see a vet and get a clear diagnostic? Can you give your dog Benadryl or Zyrtec, drugs many …

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Help! My Dog Ate DayQuil

What happens when your dog eats a DayQuil? You know, like in the case of this 4-month old Golden Retriever. He was probably curious and thought it was a treat. You know, like puppies do. What do you do? Is it safe? Like, will he get a bit queasy and then get over it, or …

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Help! My Dog Ate Probiotics

Dogs are notoriously curious and one of their most important means of exploring the world is their tongue. Don’t be surprised if your pet is intrigued by the bottle of probiotics left on the table and helps himself to it. You should, of course, have a few words with your dog about his behavior but, …

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Help! My Dog Ate Melatonin

Many of us use melatonin supplements. A study in 2018 found that in the US, three million adults and half a million children are taking melatonin supplements. And as our ability to sleep probably gets worse over time, our reliance on this supplement will only increase. But melatonin can also be prescribed for use with …

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My dog ate Aquaphor

You didn’t see that coming, did you? Well, maybe you should have because dogs are very inquisitive by nature and there’s really no telling why the Aquaphor tub you left on the table caught his attention. The good news is your pet will probably be just fine, except for the oily diarrhea which, sadly, you …

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Help! My Dog Ate Prenatal Vitamins

Dogs eat weird things. We know this. So, what happens when your dog has some of your prenatal vitamins? You know, because preggy brain, you left the open container on the counter where Rover could reach it. Should you rush off to the emergency vet or just keep an eye on him? Could prenatal vitamins …

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Help! My Dog Ate Gummy Vitamins

Everyone needs vitamins, and dogs are no different. But, can they have human vitamins? What happens if your dog somehow gets hold of your stash of gummy vitamins? Since gummy vitamins are usually marketed at kids, they’ll probably be lying around on the floor somewhere, half-chewed and gross. That’s a prime snack opportunity for any …

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