Category Archives: Dog Advice

The Must-Have Dog Supplies for Your Pet

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If you are a dog owner, you would know that having a dog is no easy task especially when it comes to buying supplies for your dog. Dog supplies are endless and expensive; therefore you should always buy only what you need.

Dog supplies like dog beds, eating bowls, blankets, feeders, food, and cages are all the necessities that your dog would require. Do not forget a collar for your dog and some clothes if you are interested in dressing up your dog. A tip or a reminder is to only buy dog supplies that have been tested on dogs. You would not want your dog to suffer from allergy and illness caused by untested products.

It is always good to be extra attentive when choosing dog supplies for your dog. Otherwise, you will waste your money on getting things that do not fit your dog. A bed too small for your dog, for example, will be useless and finally tucked away in some corner of your house. Always have your dog’s relevant measurements at hand when you go shopping for some dog supplies.

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Home Care Suggestions for Hemorrhagic Enteritis

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HGE (at least in terms of veterinary medicine) stands for Hemorrhagic Gastroenteritis, and it is a disease of dogs. The symptoms for HGE include bloody diarrhea, vomiting and listlessness in your dog. This disease if left untreated can be fatal to your dog.

Even though it can lead to fatality, if treated early, your dog should make a full recovery. If you notice the said symptoms in your dog, make a quick home treatment for your dog before bringing it to the vet. You should however give your vet a quick call and follow his recommendations.

For treatment at home, you should withhold all food and water from your dog. Your dog should not consume anything orally. Then you can continue to observe the symptoms very closely and note the regularity of your dog’s diarrhea and vomiting. Continue reading

Hemorrhagic Enteritis Treatment Options

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Hemorrhagic Enteritis Treatment Options

Hemorrhagic Enteritis is a disease of the dogs. In simple terms, it is like a diarrhea with the dogs. Some symptoms that your dog may experience are bloody diarrhea, vomiting and listlessness.

If your dog has got the Hemorrhagic Enteritis, do not worry because it is treatable. The treatment is usually suggestive. The main objective of this suggestive treatment is to return and sustain fluid and electrolyte imbalances in your dog and to give its gastrointestinal tract a complete rest. Continue reading

HGE Diagnostic Procedures

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HGE is Hemorrhagic Gastroenteritis and it is usually a disease found in dogs. The usual symptom for this HGE is a bloody diarrhea. This disease is usually identified when the vet can rule out any other causes for bloody diarrhea. The vet may also diagnose your dog with HGE if your dog suddenly suffers from bloody diarrhea and a high packed cell volume (PCV).

The vet will request diagnostic procedures to be done on your dog if your dog has acute and recurrent vomiting and diarrhea. If you see these symptoms in your dog, it is best to bring your dog to the vet as fast as you can. Continue reading