Slug Pellets and Your Dog: A Potentially Lethal Combination

Slug pellets kill slugs, which is precisely what the pellets are supposed to do. The trouble is that these pellets can have the same effect on your pet dog. While you will do everything you can to prevent your dog from ingesting slug pellets after they've been distributed, accidents can happen, and this can be very serious indeed. What happens when you believe your dog has eaten slug pellets? Poison Ingestion [Read More]

How To Ease Your Dog's Motion Sickness

Taking your dog on a road trip can be a great experience for both you and your pet. For most dogs, going on a road trip with the family is an exciting experience. However, some dogs experience motion sickness on long car rides. This makes the car ride uncomfortable for them no matter what the destination. If your dog is one of those that experience motion sickness, you may be wondering what you can do so that you don't have to leave your beloved pet at home when you decide to go on a trip. [Read More]

How To Help Your Dog After A Torn Dewclaw

The dewclaw is the upper nail on the inner side of your dog's paw. Some dogs have them removed when they are puppies, but not all people have them removed. If your dog still has this dewclaw, he could tear this claw when running in the grass, when running on the carpet, or on just about anything. If your dog has torn his dewclaw, it can be extremely painful for him. [Read More]

2 Things To Do Immediately After You Catch Your Dog Eating Chocolate

After hearing your dog getting into something, you may have walked in to discover that they are chomping away at chocolate. Since chocolate contains theobromine that can be deadly for dogs, you may be in a panic wondering what you should do. Besides making plans to take your pet to a veterinarian, the following is what you need to do immediately after catching your dog eating chocolate. 1.  Try to Make Them Throw up by Giving Them Activated Charcoal [Read More]