Some three million dogs are relinquished to shelters each year in the USA. And the hard truth is that not all of those dogs will survive the experience. Young dogs are more likely to be re-homed by potential rescuers than senior animal shelter dogs, and old age has been a factor that puts people off adopting a pet. It also increases a dog’s chance of being returned to a shelter after … [Read more...] about Senior Animal Shelter Dogs – A New Report On Improving Their Chances
Dog medicine side effects are a common concern for pet owners. When your dog needs medical treatment it can be hard to hear that in getting him better, you might be opening him up to the possibility of some more unpleasant symptoms too. Side effects are the most challenging problem of some of our powerful drugs. And are key issues with many common medicines. Those recommending … [Read more...] about Dog Medicine Side Effects
Low fat diets for dogs come in several different forms. In today’s article we investigate low fat feeding options for dogs. Asking if low fat diets are necessary or beneficial, as well as looking at the role that dietary fat plays in canine nutrition and in treating pancreatitis in dogs. We’ll also look at the causes of pancreatitis in dogs, and investigate the link between the disease … [Read more...] about Do Dogs Need A Low Fat Diet?