Dogs, like humans, suffer from orthopedic issues, pain, and general body breakdown. Pain is often hard to diagnose, as our pups don’t verbally communicate. Preventive measures against body breakdown and pain are an invaluable part of a well-rounded longevity plan for your dogs. Listen to this episode of Pet Life Radio’s Wynn with Dogs as host Raquel Wynn speaks with Tamer Elsafy, CEO of Flexpet and proponent of a preventive health plan for your pup.
I want to begin this article with a story about my son. As a baby, he cried A LOT, even after seeing to all his needs and cradling him in my arms as I paced back and forth. A cousin of mine who happens to be a nurse suggested swaddling him, an age-old method of […]
Your cat’s and dog’s paws should be checked regularly, daily if they spend lots of time outdoors. If your pet limps, that’s a sure sign that something is wrong. Burrs or other foreign bodies can get stuck between toes. Sometimes they are so deeply embedded they are hard to see. These can be gently removed […]
All animals shed to a degree. The amount of shedding and regrowth of hair varies with age, breed, environment and health. Dogs normally shed twice a year, in spring and fall. Shedding is a normal process that rids the coat of dead hair. Shedding in the spring allows the dog to rid itself of its […]