Sebaceous Cysts In Dogs: How To Deal With Them

How common are sebaceous cysts in dogs? Well, I was petting my Cocker Spaniel’s neck recently and noticed a bump that looked fluid-filled. In the time it took to reach for my eyeglasses to get a closer look, the lump burst. A mess of cottage cheese material and blood oozed…

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Barktoberfest 2021

Barktoberfest 2021 will benefit K9s For Warriors and Freedom Ride Rescue! Our event will be held at Compass Rose Brewery where dogs are welcome indoors as well as on their expansive outdoor patio and seating area!  Event features include a raffle to win pet-friendly getaways and other high-value prizes, vendors,…

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Seizures In Dogs: What Are Causes And Treatments?

Seizures in dogs can be very scary, and I know because I witnessed my first Cocker Spaniel having a seizure. I had no idea at the time that dog seizures could appear suddenly, without warning, at any age, and to any dog. Witnessing a dog having a seizure is scary,…

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Should Dogs Have Vegetables Added To Their Diet?

Dogs should have fresh food as part of a healthy diet includes feeding vegetables. However, there are some vegetables dogs can eat and others to avoid. I’ve been feeding my dog veggies for close to 10 years without ever cutting a cucumber or slicing a carrot. Yes, dogs can and…

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How To Clean Dog Teeth Without Brushing

Not all dogs like to have their mouths touched to keep teeth and gums clean. I am often asked how to clean dog teeth without brushing. February is National Pet Dental Health Month, but keeping teeth clean is something dog moms and dads should do year-round. If it sounds easier…

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Can Dogs Eat Sweet Potatoes?

In an ongoing quest to give feed my Cocker Spaniel healthy treats, I pondered ‘can dogs eat sweet potatoes?’ Ironically, sweet potatoes aren’t a potato at all. My dog eats regular potatoes on occasion, so I decided to investigate whether sweet potatoes were safe for dogs to eat. Can dogs…

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Cataract Treatment In Dogs: How To Help A Dog’s Eyes

I saw a cloudy haze forming on my Cocker Spaniel’s eyes and I feared he might be developing cataracts. I worried since I know many pet parents who have had cataract treatment in dogs. Cataracts cloud the lens of a dog’s eyes and Cocker Spaniels have a higher-than-average propensity to…

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