Fecal Incontinence and Your Dog

Fecal Incontinence and Your Dog: A Survival Guide Part II

In my last post, I talked about fecal incontinence and your dog and how you can prepare with the right supplies. Supplies make coping easier, but they are certainly not all you need in your arsenal as you set out…
Fecal Incontinence in Dogs

Fecal Incontinence and Your Dog: A Survival Guide

It was just over a year ago that Jet began experiencing fecal incontinence. The first time it happened was when he had an intestinal bug. At the time, we put his incontinence down to the bug and didn't think much…
Why is My Dog Pacing?

Why Is My Dog Pacing?

Something that I hear often in the foster, rescue, and the canine community in general, are questions pertaining to behavioral issues. One question that pops up repeatedly is: why is my dog pacing? Today I want to cover 5 of…
Dog Paws Yeast Infection

What’s Causing Your Dog’s Itchy Paws?

This Christmas we went to visit my parents and their terrier, Finn. Finn was adopted from Elizabeth's Animal Rescue and Sanctuary in Florida. Finn is a wirehaired dachshund with a little bit of something else peppered in. He is an…
Senior Dog Medications

Do You Read Your Dog Medication Inserts? You Should

Do you read your dog medication inserts? You should, and let me tell you why. On January 28, 2014, Jet was diagnosed with mitral valve insufficiency via cardiac ultrasound. We began him on 20mg of Enalapril daily. On May 15,…
First Aid Kit For Dogs

Build Your Own First Aid Kit For Your Dog

They sell first aid kits built for dogs. I saw one the other day on a daily deal website. Pre-packed first aid kits for dogs are much the same as pre-packed first aid kits for people in that they are…