Is Your Dog’s Breed Listed Here? Then Make Sure You Clean Their Ears WEEKLY

Is Your Dog’s Breed Listed Here? Then Make Sure You Clean Their Ears WEEKLY

According to Nationwide Pet Insurance, ear infections were the top reason people visited a veterinarian in 2016. This painful condition could be alleviated if dog owners were more consistent about caring for their dog’s ears, such as frequent inspections, and weekly cleanings. Which Dog Breeds Get The Most Ear Infections? If your dog has floppy ears, in other words, the ear itself folds down over the ear canal, they are at a higher risk than other dogs for infections. The following breeds (and their mixes) are particularly prone to ear troubles: Doberman Labrador Golden…continue reading →
5 Great Tips For Fighting Your Senior Dog’s Hearing Loss

5 Great Tips For Fighting Your Senior Dog’s Hearing Loss

One day your dog is running around with typical puppy playfulness, and the next you’re contemplating the fact you now have a “senior” living in your home. Canine aging can happen quickly, and as with humans, the process isn’t always easy. Getting older means a few more grey hairs on their muzzle and shorter walks to accommodate achy joints, and for some dogs, it also means hearing loss. As their body ages, the nerves in their ears can degrade. This leads to gradual hearing loss and deafness. The reality that your senior dog…continue reading →

If Your Dog Is One of These 21 Breeds, It’s Vital To Clean Their Ears Weekly

Advertisement According to pet insurance companies, ear infections are one of the top reasons people visit a veterinarian. This painful condition could be alleviated if dog owners were more consistent about caring for their dog’s ears, such as frequent inspections, and weekly cleanings. These 21 Breeds Are At The Highest Risk of Ear Infections If your dog has floppy ears, in other words, the ear itself folds down over the ear canal, they are at a higher risk than other dogs for infections. The following breeds (and their mixes) are particularly prone to ear…continue reading →
Dog Have Floppy Ears? Neglecting This Weekly Task Will Mean Extra Trips To The Vet

Dog Have Floppy Ears? Neglecting This Weekly Task Will Mean Extra Trips To The Vet

According to Nationwide Pet Insurance, ear infections were the top reason people visited a veterinarian in 2016. This painful condition could be alleviated if dog owners were more consistent about caring for their dog’s ears, such as frequent inspections, and weekly cleanings. Which Breeds Are Most Prone to Ear Infections? If your dog has floppy ears, in other words, the ear itself folds down over the ear canal, they are at a higher risk than other dogs for infections. The following breeds (and their mixes) are particularly prone to ear troubles: Cavalier King…continue reading →

Is Your Dog’s Breed On This List? Make Sure You’re Cleaning Their Ears Once a Week

According to Nationwide Pet Insurance, ear infections were the top reason people visited a veterinarian in 2016. This painful condition could be alleviated if dog owners were more consistent about caring for their dog’s ears, such as frequent inspections, and weekly cleanings. Which Dog Breeds Get The Most Ear Infections? If your dog has floppy ears, in other words, the ear itself folds down over the ear canal, they are at a higher risk than other dogs for infections. The following breeds (and their mixes) are particularly prone to ear troubles: Doberman Labrador Golden…continue reading →
2 Simple Ways To Protect Your Dog Against Painful Springtime Ear Infections

2 Simple Ways To Protect Your Dog Against Painful Springtime Ear Infections

Advertisement Every veterinarian knows spring has arrived through one simple indicator. A dramatic rise in dogs battling painful ear infections. 🙁 In fact, ear infections are in the top 2 most common reasons that owner’s take their dog to the vet. Ear infections in dogs are not something that should be taken lightly. They are painful and uncomfortable for your dog, and if you have a breed prone to ear infections, it can be difficult and time consuming having to treat them repeatedly. A regular infection of the outer ear can become an…continue reading →
8 Foolproof Steps To Prevent Ear Infections In Dogs

8 Foolproof Steps To Prevent Ear Infections In Dogs

Ear infections are messy, stinky, frustrating, and worst of all, uncomfortable for your dog. Several factors contribute to the development of yeast or bacterial ear infections including allergies and excess hair or moisture in the ear. The following 8 steps can help you get ahead of the causes and prevent this itchy, painful and all-too-common problem from affecting your pup. 1. Know your dog’s risk. While any dog can develop ear infections, several breeds are especially prone to them. Cocker and Springer Spaniels have thick hair and large, heavy ears that droop down…continue reading →
Signs Your Dog May Have An Ear Infection And How To Help

Signs Your Dog May Have An Ear Infection And How To Help

Do you suspect your dog has an ear infection? What are the signs you should look for? What should you do if you suspect that your dog has an ear infection? Are there ways you can prevent your dog from getting ear infections in the future? Unfortunately, ear infections are common in dogs, and some breeds of dogs are more prone to ear infections than others. Dog breeds with long, droopy ears like Beagles, Poodles, and Cocker Spaniels are at higher risk of ear infections, as well as any dog that spends a…continue reading →

Does Your Dog Have Constant Ear Infections? This Powerhouse Nutrient Can Help

Have you ever spent a sleepless night listening to your dog shaking his head and scratching his ears because he’s suffering from yet another ear infection? Surely there must be something you can do to help prevent your dog’s recurring ear infections, right? Luckily, there are some things you can do to help your dog, such as cleaning his ears out regularly with a cleaner or wipe designed specifically for dogs and putting cotton in his ears before baths or swimming. But did you know that there is a nutrient that may be…continue reading →
10 Things We Should Do For Our Dogs Because They Can’t Do It Themselves

10 Things We Should Do For Our Dogs Because They Can’t Do It Themselves

Advertisement Dogs can learn to perform incredible tasks. Some safeguard our very lives by detecting explosives or alerting us to dangers in the home. But there are certain things our pups just cannot do without our help. When it comes to health and safety, they depend on us to make the best decisions on their behalf. Every pawrent should do the following 10 things for their dogs’ wellbeing because they do so much for us! 1. Watch their waistlines. Dogs cannot comprehend the consequences of overeating or scarfing down unhealthy foods. It is…continue reading →