Category Archives: Health

Anal glands, CPR, bugs, parasites, pee & poop, evaluating the health of a dog, eye examinations, hip certification, heat stroke, spay or neuter, massage to calm, toxic foods and plants, vitamins, weight issues and more.

Dog Health list

Aging and the golden years. Anal glands. Don’t over look them. Breeder details. What to know and how to select. Bugs:  TICKS appear first warm days of March. Decline in heat of summer. Reappear Aug & Sep. CHIGGERS are most active between 77 degrees and 86 degrees. FLEAS like wet weather. Most active late spring… Read More »


What time of year can you typically expect to see a tick? In the Southern states (TX, OK, GA, etc) there can be two tick seasons, starting with the first warm days of March. A decline normally occurs during the heat of the summer but ticks return again during late August and September. The North states… Read More »

Poop health

Dog poop color and consistency may indicate an underlying problem. Learn more by reading whole article. Large accumulated quantities of poop, left laying around, tends to make animals and people sick. Regardless of which creature produces it, dogs, cats, geese, livestock, humans, etc, poop needs to be cleaned up and managed. A single gram of dog feces can… Read More »