Experienced Dog owners: Treatments + Medical FAQ

Medical treatment and support for people who have dogs.

Managing hip dysplasia / arthiritis
This is a common condition in old age he's got arthritis and this causes very severe inflammation and pain. Assuming the dog is about 20 kg take these ...
Thu, 26 Oct, 2017 at 6:58 AM
Treating flea allergies
Most skin conditions are mistakenly called 'mange' when they are actually skin allergies. Mange is not easily transmittable. The mange mites are t...
Tue, 7 Nov, 2017 at 11:37 AM
Basics of bringing in another dog into your home
It is natural for the first dog to try and protect is territory but it's great that you are wanting to find a solution of them being together. The ...
Wed, 25 Oct, 2017 at 4:39 PM
The essential medical kit
If you have a dog, or rescue dogs, keep a treatment kit handy with you with the following essential supplies: Basic medical supplies Melonex 7.5 m...
Wed, 25 Oct, 2017 at 4:30 PM
Injecting a dog: Sub-cut or Intramuscular injections
Giving an injection many times can save a dogs life and can be simple and safe, as long as you know the correct procedure. The first trick is to ‘observe’. ...
Wed, 25 Oct, 2017 at 4:28 PM
How to stop profuse external localized bleeding
If you find a dog with profuse bleeding from a hit an run to the limbs or from a knife or similar sharp object especially that has cut the main blood vessel...
Wed, 25 Oct, 2017 at 4:36 PM
Identifying & treating wet eczema / hot spots / acute moist dermatitis
Acute moist dermatitis is commonly called wet eczema (we’ll refer to it as wet eczema). It appears as a spontaneous eruption on the skin as a small area tha...
Wed, 25 Oct, 2017 at 4:48 PM
Identification and Treatment of Mange: Sarcoptic (red) & Demodectic (demodecosis) mange
Mange is a type of inflammatory skin disease caused by tiny parasitic mites on dogs. Nearly all dogs carry mites in small numbers throughout their lives. Ge...
Wed, 25 Oct, 2017 at 5:22 PM
Identifying symptoms and treating Canine Distemper
Critical things to know about Canine Distemper: It is one of the most frequent killers of stray and pet dogs and fatality is very high It is dead...
Wed, 25 Oct, 2017 at 6:57 PM
Are ticks serious? What should you do to stop them
Ticks are very bad news – for any dog –  they often cause tick fever and many times it is fatal. A single tick that has tick fever can create an epidemic in...
Wed, 25 Oct, 2017 at 7:55 PM