Posts Tagged dog food allergies

Dog Sores – How To Treat Dog Hot Spots And Identify The Root Causes - Posted 09/04/2011

Oh no. Fido has got dog sores. And he’s feeling irritated. Dog hot spots is a common health problem in our canine companion. The open wound can become really nasty looking quickly. Red and oozing pus in a matter of hours. Hence, it is important for you to notice the hot spots as soon as [...]

Dog Dry Skin – Why Your Dog Has Cracked And Dry Paw Pads - Posted 27/12/2010

Dog dry skin can happen to your doggy’s paw pads too. That’s because a dog’s paw pad is made of an outer layer of very thick, rough skin. This thick, spongy skin provides traction and plays the role of shock absorber whenever a dog runs, jumps, or skids to a stop. Thus, the pads help [...]

Dog Food Allergies – 10 Things Every Allergic Dog Owner Should Know (Part 1) - Posted 07/11/2010

  1. What is dog food allergies? Food allergies is a condition in which your dog’s immune system reacts adversely to an ingredient found in his food. Your dog may be allergic to one or more ingredients. This ingredient(s) that triggers the allergic response can be a protein, carbohydrate(eg. grains) or artificial additives in the [...]

Dog Sores – Why Your Dog Has Hot Spots - Posted 18/10/2010

What are dog sores? Dog sores are nasty skin infections found on your pet. One common form of dog skin sore is hot spots. A hot spot is an area of  raw, inflamed skin. Often, a hot spot is a circular patch of open sore. It looks like a red, oozing wound on your dog’s [...]

Dog Skin Allergies – 10 FAQ To Help You Understand Your Allergic Dog - Posted 04/10/2010

1.  What is dog skin allergies? This is a condition when a dog’s immune system “over reacts” to foreign materials(allergens) that he is exposed to. This over reaction is also known as an allergic reaction. Allergens that can cause an allergic reaction in dogs may include pollens, molds, food proteins, and flea saliva. They are [...]