It is fairly common for a dog to become infected with an internal or external parasite at some point in its lifetime. Parasites can affect your dog in a variety of ways, ranging from simple irritation to causing life-threatening conditions if left untreated. Some parasites can infect and transmit diseases to people. Parasites that infect dogs »»

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Am I Being Selfish? When euthanasia may be the best option.

Rainbow BridgeI’ve spent the week trying to make a decision on whether to have my dog killed or to let her illness run it’s course. I suspect it’s time to do it, but I can’t seem to make that decision.

Causes of kidney disease in dogs and catsKidney disease is the number one cause of death in older cats and dogs. Here are the common causes of renal failure. The causes of kidney disease include:
Coccidia in dogsCoccidia are tiny single-celled parasites that live in the wall of your dog’s intestine. They are found more often in puppies, but they can also infect older dogs and cats. Dogs become infected by swallowing soil that contains coccidia or other substances in the environment that may contain dog feces.
Congenital defects in dog breeds
Decrease your vet bills with good nutrition for your pet
Diagnosis and treatment of renal failure in dogs and cats
Euthanasia, is it the right choice?
How to help your overweight dog lose weight
Is Your Dog malnourished?
Parasites that infect dogs
Probiotics – The Good Bacteria
The Real Story behind commercial pet foods
Things you should never feed your dog
Velvet Antler: Does it have health benefits for pets?
Whats a pet owner to do when their pet has just ingested something poisonous?
Why Does My Pet Eat Grass?