Tag: dog health

Listening To The Animals; Becoming The Supervet by Noel Fitzpatrick,

Becoming The Supervet

Becoming The Supervet by Noel Fitzpatrick If the question ” Who would be your perfect fantasy dinner party guest?” ever came up who would you choose? My number one fantasy dinner guest would be Noel Fitzpatrick, otherwise known as The Supervet. Professor Noel Fitzpatrick is a world-renowned neuro-orthopaedic veterinary surgeon, the founder of Fitzpatrick Referrals…

Why Do Dogs Lick Their Own Wounds?

Why Do Dogs Lick Their Own Wounds? It’s instinct for a dog to lick its own wounds but why do they do it and is it actually helpful? When a human bumps his head the first thing they do is give it a good old rub. When dogs lick their own wounds it’s very similar,…

Dangers of Conkers to Your Dog

Dangers of Conkers to Your Dog This is a quick post to point out the danger of conkers to your dog. These are the fruit of the horse chestnut tree and are often confused with chestnuts which are similar, but completely edible.   What are Conkers? Conkers are the fruit of the horse chestnut tree.…

Cataracts in Older Dogs (Canine cataracts)

Cataracts in Older Dogs (Canine cataracts) Cataracts are a common occurrence in older dogs. However, they are also common if the dog is diabetic or has sustained an eye injury. Have you noticed a milkiness or cloudiness in your older dogs eyes? Does the dog bump into things and have trouble seeing in dim light? This…

Dog Cooling Mat (Product Review)

Dog Cooling Mat (Product Review) We have had several weeks of hot temperatures and it begins to take its toll on our dogs. Not only do they suffer from the heat, their routines are changed because we can’t walk them at certain times of the day. I purchased this dog cooling mat for my senior…