What Pug Owners Should Know About Epulis

You think that your Pug has Epulis – now what are you going to do? First, take a deep breath. Now, we’re going to go over some of the specifics of this disease and what you can expect to happen. These details outline Epulis so you’ll be able to determine the best line of treatment […]

Benefits of Coconut Oil For Dogs

Let’s talk about the benefits of coconut oil for dogs I’ve been a fan of coconut oil for about three years now and incorporate it into my daily diet. Once thought of as a “bad fat,” nutritional experts are now saying that’s not the case at all. In fact, coconut oil comes with a boat-load […]

Tips For Keeping You Pug Safe In Hot Weather

There is no doubt that the Pug is a fun and friendly little breed that anyone would be lucky to have. Unfortunately, these dogs are prone to a number of health problems including anatomical abnormalities which make them particularly sensitive to heat and humidity. To keep your Pug safe this summer, learn the signs of […]

Skin Fold Dermatitis In Pugs

Skin Fold Dermatitis is often initiated by abnormal rubbing in the area coupled with retained moisture in an area of the body where it’s warm and there is poor exposure to air. Extra rolls of skin in obese dogs can also be a favorable place for an infection to set in. These conditions are favorable […]

Should You Buy Pet Insurance For Your Pug?

When you get sick and go to the doctor, you are probably just charged a copay and your insurance plan covers the rest of the cost. Pet insurance works in a similar way, though there are some important differences between health insurance for people and for pets. If you’ve been thinking about getting pet insurance […]

Pugs And Colitis

Colitis is classified based on the predominant cell types present in the intestinal lining. It can be classified as eosinophilic, histiocytic, plasmacytic-lymphocytic, and granulomatous. The condition has been considered by many as a genetic defect particularly with the plasmacytic-lymphocytic and histiocytic forms. Other causes of colitis are idiopathic in nature, thus the causes cannot be […]

PDE In Pugs – Just The Facts

Pug Dog Encephalitis (PDE) is probably a Pug owner’s greatest concern and worst fear. Unfortunately, very little is known about this disease, however, what is known, for certain, is presented here for the benefit of Pug owners and those considering Pugs as their breed of choice. Please note that this article serves only as an […]

Legg-Perthes Disease In Pugs

Young pugs affected with Legg-Perthes usually have normal growth and development during the first three months of life. The disease starts when the blood supply to the head of the femur (thigh bone) decreases. The inadequate blood supply can cause the bone to deteriorate which eventually dies off. When this happens, the bone making up […]

How To Stop Stinky Dog Farts?

We’ve all been there. You’re hanging out with your pup and minding your own business. Then it happens. The dreaded fido farts. Oh sure, it’s cute at first. When you’re dog’s a puppy those tiny toots yield plenty of laughs from the whole family. Eventually, that novelty wears off. Soon you’ll find yourself in a […]

Homemade Food For Pugs

You may be thinking about home cooking for your Pug to prepare a special dinner now and then or as an everyday alternative to offering kibble. Either way, homemade dog food can be a healthy choice. A flavorful and nourishing dish: Fresh beef with spinach, lima beans, green beans, carrots, and baby peas, along with […]