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.

Fleas

Dogs, cats and other animals are at risk of encountering fleas (and ticks) during the warmer months. Check your pets frequently throughout the summer. Watch for excessive scratching or licking. Avoid walking pets in tall grass. Read more. Flea season, Flea Wiki. Fleas are not just a nuisance, they also carry diseases and the tapeworm parasite;… Read More »

CPR for dogs

Do you know how to do CPR on a dog? What about dog first aid? Find valuable instructions, videos, diagrams, and links on the subject of canine CPR.  http://www.squidoo.com/cprfordogs Or seek Canine CPR certified individuals.

Chiggers

Chigger details in a nut shell. 1-chiggers don’t burrow into human skin, they bite and attach to delicate skin with their mouth. 2-chiggers respond to temperature and are most active between 77 and 86 degrees. 3-wear correct clothes. tightly woven socks and clothes; tucked long pants, long sleeved shirts, and high shoes or boots. 4-scrub… Read More »