Prior to the 2018 FDA report on DCM or Dilated Cardiomyopathy in dogs – DCM was largely considered a genetic disease associated with only a few breeds. However in 2016 cardiology specialists started to see an increased number of DCM cases that were not associated with the typical breeds… Along with higher numbers of affected dogs than before.
You should know that there are TWO types of kidney disease. One that is “acute” meaning quick or rapid onset, and one that is “chronic” meaning that the disease has been going on for a long period of time. Acute onset Kidney Disease often happens due to immediate trauma – think of a car crash […]
5 Proven Ways To Reduce Separation Anxiety in Dogs (and 5 things to avoid). Separation Anxiety is probably one of the most common behavior problems in dogs. Almost 30% of all dogs suffer from fear related conditions, and these conditions are one of the most common reasons why dogs are relinquished to the shelter or adoption agencies.
There are so many different supplements on the market labeled for use for anxiety in dogs – learn all about CBD Oil, Valerian Root, Kava Kava, and more – along withe the current research on this topic.
About the Author: Nikki is a Registered Veterinary Technician (Veterinary Nurse) and Dog Mom with over a decade of experience with dogs and cats. Since graduation from college (BS Biology, AS Animal Health -2013) she has adopted two mixed breed dogs – Ranger and Ash, and has focused her time learning about pet food and nutrition.
Nikki shares information on a range of dog nutrition topics: from how to create a homemade complete and balanced dog food recipes, to how to choose a dog food. Nikki strives to give dog parents the information they need in order to make the best nutrition decisions for their pup!