Author: Dr. Shruti Bhattacharya

Brought home a new puppy? Do you need to know what supplements are required? Then you are at just the right place. Read the full blog post to understand what your puppy really needs. Adults are not the only ones who need dietary supplements or vitamins. Your dogs or puppies are in very much need of the same. Most common dietary supplements which are used by dog guardians are multivitamins to support the arthritic joints dogs, fatty acids to cause reduction in shedding and improvement in the coat shine, probiotics to reduce or alleviate gastrointestinal problems and finally antioxidants to…

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It’s time to know the herbal remedies which can cure your dog suffering from kennel cough In my previous poor I discussed kennel cough, the causes, and symptoms of the same. In this post, I will discuss the herbal remedies which can prevent Kennel cough in your dog. Kennel cough is just like the common cold in dogs. It can infect your dog if he/she comes is contact with any other dog. Kennel cough can infect your dog if your dog cones ins direct contact with an infected dog-like touching noses, using contaminated surfaces like water, food or food bowl…

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If your dog is puking, you are probably very concerned and want to know what to do next. Read the full blog post to understand the causes and preventive measures of the same. Vomiting is not uncommon in dogs. Some of the reasons behind dog’s vomiting is nothing to worry about. However, if the vomiting is a sign of a serious health problem, you may need immediate veterinary care. Some dogs may vomit from time to time depending on the situation, however, if your dog is big repeatedly vomiting, it deserves your attention. Your dog’s vomiting can have a look…

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What are the steps to be taken to stop your dog from eating poop? If you are reading this post, you have a dog who likes to eat poop. Try out the following amazing tips to correct and stop your dog from eating poop. Most commonly, your dog eats poop due to malnourishment. You can do the following to improve your dog’s nourishment and reduce the poop eating behavior: Enzyme supplementation The current canine diet which is commercially available has a high level of carbohydrates and low levels of need-based proteins and fats which were a part of the canine…

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Does your dog eat his own poop? Fear not, you will find all your answers to how to discourage this behavior here. Keep reading all the way to the end. Dogs have been known to have many weird habits like sleeping with their legs in the air, licking their butts, rolling in dirt and mud, drinking from the toilet bowl, etc. However, some puppies and dogs have also been reported to eat their own poop. This has been observed to be the most repulsive behavior of all. This behavior has also led to many dog guardians trying to rehome their…

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Kennel cough in dogs: its dreadful but treatable Does your dog show symptoms of hacking away or is constantly making noises which sounds like he/she is choking on something?? If yes, then your pup maybe suffering from canine infectious tracheal bronchitis or kennel cough. Kennel cough is a highly contagious respiratory disease. Dogs normally contract kennel cough via places where there are large amounts of dog congregates like daycare or boarding facilities, training groups, dog shows, and dog parks. Kennel cough can be spread to other dogs by either a direct contact like touching noses, droplets, or by use of contaminated…

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This year spend Valentine’s Day with your dogs and make it extra special for all of you. Your furry baby loves you 24/7 of the 365 days a year. You are their whole world. You may have other people in your life, but in their life, you are the only one. So, this upcoming Valentine’s Day, make life amazing not only for yourself and your loved one but also for your adorable pup. You know you love them to the moon and back. Why not use this eve to show them exactly how much? Here, I have come up…

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Did you know that the tye of training you provide to your canine companion will modify his or her brain? Does training modify dog brain? Really? Yes, you read it right. The kind of dog training that is given to a dog modifies the neural network in their brain. Interesting fact, isn’t it? Do you want to know how this new research came to light? Then keep on reading until the end. If you have gone through any literature about dog care, you would have known that is of utmost importance to dog be it of any breed and any…

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Counter conditioning and desensitization might be the key to breaking separation anxiety in dogs. Dogs suffering from separation anxiety usually engage in unwanted behaviors like excessive vocalization, property destruction etc. when they are left alone. This causes distress to the dog as well as his or her guardian. Such behaviors usually end up with the dog back in the shelter. Although there is a limited amount of research in this field, it has been observed that dogs tend to develop such behavior if they are males, found or adopted from shelters, separated from their litter-mates before 60 days or lose a…

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For a long time, in almost every dog groups on Facebook or other social media, dog parents have been asking how to get rid of the separation anxiety in dogs. With lock down coming to an end and people getting back to work, this problem of dogs suffering from separation anxiety is on the rise. Causes and treatment of separation anxiety in dogs Just like any other unhealthy behaviors of dogs like chewing, biting, barking etc. anxiety is treatable. Depending on the circumstance, anxiety can either be totally cured or it can be brought down to manageable levels. If you…

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