Category Archives: Dog Health

Dog Vomit In Middle of Night

Sick children wake their parents up at night, and furkids are no exceptions. About 4 a.m. a few days ago I woke to a warm wetness on my back. Then I heard the gagging. I knew if I rolled one … Continue reading

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Dogs, Obesity and Diabetes

My Mother’s Day presents from the furkids: 50 percent accuracy on the piddle pad, half of my lunch knocked of the ottoman and eaten, and slurps and snuggles. It balanced out. Max’s blood work last week indicated we needed to … Continue reading

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Diabetic Dogs Must Be Watched

Max is having a busy day. Having a diabetic dog means you must be vigilant. If a normal dog vomits or urinates more than usual for a day, typically you don’t have to worry. But if a diabetic dog does, … Continue reading

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Dogs Need Regular Vet Care

My crew went to the veterinarian the other day. Crazy as it seems, it is easier to take all three at once even though Max didn’t need anything. Windy needed a Parvo booster, a Proheart injection (for heartworm) and an … Continue reading

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Diabetes Can Be Managed in Dogs

Max is doing well. He gets seven units of Humulin N insulin every 12 hours. This insulin, which humans also use, must be given after breakfast. At night he gets a few tidbits and then his shot. You must give … Continue reading

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New Dog For A New Year

We welcomed Max to the family less than 48 hours ago. Max is a four-year-old miniature schnauzer. He is well behaved and a cuddler. He is also recently diagnosed as diabetic. Max’s elderly owners, who have chronic health problems of … Continue reading

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Damage Done By Puppy Mills

A new study confirms everything that has been said about emotional damage from puppy mills. http://bit.ly/psa5v1 Dogs kept in puppy mills for years as breeding stock are severely psychologically damaged, and this study is supposedly the first research that confirms … Continue reading

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