Browsing Category

Dog Health

Dog articles primarily, such as Controlling Barking. Articles and downloads, cases and pictures of canine health issues.

Feedingchart

Canine and Feline Feeding Chart Based on Weight in the Middle Metabolic Years. That’d be after spay or neuter, as an adult over a year old, and all the way through to the end....

Urinary Incontinence in Dogs – A Big Fat Document

Urinary Incontinence in Dogs So there’s dogs that forgot (or never got) their housebreaking, and then there’s dogs that leak. Some dogs have mechanical problems with the tubing. Other dogs have issues with the...

Gabapentin and You. Actually, Not You, Your Dog.

Gabapentin and You. Gabapentin has great utility in Vet medicine because it’s safe, it’s easy on the organs, it helps control epilepsy and it also ameliorates arthritis, specifically “bone on bone” and nerve pain....

Getting a Dog To Eat

Getting a Dog To Eat A normal dog will eat once a day, sometimes even once every 36 hours once it’s weight is “good” and when a dog curtails it’s eating, it’s natural to...

How To Feed Fatties (Obese Dogs) For Weight Loss

How to Feed Dogs to Get Them to Lose Weight There are four regimens you can use to get the weight off your dog from simply limiting amounts, to actually changing what you feed....

What You Should Know About Heartworms Download

What You Should Know About Heartworms Download A download of a simple one page document with the straight facts on heartworm disease. There’s something you don’t know. What You Didn’t Know About Heartworms

Homecooking

Homecooking for Your Dog or Cat People like the idea of cooking their dog’s food and it works, and it’s probably better for them, AS LONG AS they’re getting water soluble vitamins, calcium, soluble...

Cushings Disease HyperAdrenoCorticism in Dogs

Cushings Disease HyperAdrenoCorticism in Dogs Cushings Disease is a condition wherein the dog’s adrenal glands produce too much cortisol. When this happens a dog may exhibit signs like you’d see in Diabetes, namely increased...

Dementia

https://drjohnson.com/dementia/ Diet and Dementia A scale to assess level of dementia and also, a discussion of some nutrition that has been shown to ameliorate some of the signs. For real.  The article is linked...

Loss of Appetite / Inappetance in Dogs

Loss of Appetite / Inappetance in Dogs What does it mean when a dog loses it’s appetite? What can you do?  Should you see the Vet? (Yeah) But what follows is an article that...

Time

The Decision to Euthanize a Beloved Pet When it’s about that time, to let a pet ‘go’ because it’s suffering is going to be endless and incurable, people struggle with the decision about “when”...