Tag: dog health

Bloat in Dogs

Bloat occurs when the dog’s stomach fills with air, fluid and/or food.  The enlarged stomach puts pressure on the other organs, causing difficulty breathing, eventually decreasing blood supply to the dog’s vital organs.  Also known as Gastric Dilatation Volvulus (GDV), gastric torsion and twisted stomach, the condition causes rapid clinical signs and death in several… Read more »

March is Pet Poison Prevention Awareness Month

What You Don’t Know Can Kill Them As professional pet sitters and dog walkers, we are aware that there are many common household items or foods that can be fatal to dogs and cats.  Since the month of March is Pet Poison Prevention Awareness Month, here are the Top 10 Pet Poisons for dogs and… Read more »