Vets often ask for owners to bring a sample of their dog’s poop to a checkup. Have you ever wondered why, though? In other words, why do vets examine a dog’s poop?
Are you a dog owner, and a veterinarian has recommended a urinalysis for your dog? You must be wondering what urinalysis is for dogs. Here’s exactly what it is.
Just like humans, dogs can develop various types of cancers. It is quite worrisome for pet owners when their beloved dog is diagnosed with cancer. So, it’s normal to wonder if dogs can recover from cancer too.
Digging behavior is quite common in dogs. Some owners may find it cute too. However, excessive digging of holes can become a nuisance if the cause is not identified. So, it can help to know just why it is dogs dig.
Ever heard the term booster shots and wonder what it means? Has your vet given your dog booster shots, and you’ve wondered the same thing? You’re not alone, and you’re about to find out exactly what booster shots do.
Hiking with dogs is a fun activity. However, there are certain measures that should be taken before going out for a hike with your dog. We’re going to tell you what those measures are. In other words, this is how to go hiking with your dog.
Samoyeds, also known as ‘‘Sammies,’’ are quite popular because of their unique attributes. They have a fluffy white coat, a characteristic smile, and an independent yet friendly nature. Are those the only characteristics that make Samoyeds unique though?
Acne is a skin condition that develops due to the clogging of hair follicles that can lead to an inflammatory response. Dogs may get exposed to a range of skin issues, like eczema, allergy, and dermatitis. But can dogs also get acne?
The pancreas is a vital organ that is located in the abdominal cavity in close proximity to the dog’s stomach, liver, and small intestine. The pancreas has two main physiological roles: the release of enzymes to aid in digestion and to release hormones that regulate blood sugar. However, certain dietary factors, infection, and toxicity can lead to a condition called pancreatitis. But what is pancreatitis?
For centuries, humans have used dogs for hunting. Samoyeds are energetic dogs and were used for hunting by the nomadic tribes of Serbia. The question is though: are Samoyeds good hunting dogs?