Though there may be benefits to having two dogs in your home, this living arrangement may also bring challenges. Here are some factors to think about before adding a second dog to your family. Our McAllen vets also share some tips to help the process go smoothly.
Typically, the benefits of getting your dog vaccinated far outweigh the risk of reactions to vaccines. However, some dogs do react to getting their shots. Our McAllen vets list the most common reactions to vaccines in dogs in this post, and explain what to do if your dog has a reaction.
Parasites are an ongoing danger to your dog and can range from an inconvenient annoyance to a life-threatening health issue. Today, our McAllen vets list parasites that your dog is at risk of contracting and why it's imperative to prevent the infection and practice parasite control.
In adult dogs who are otherwise healthy, hookworms can cause gastrointestinal upset. However, this parasite can be fatal for puppies. In this post, our McAllen vets share information about hookworms in dogs and how these problematic pests can be prevented and treated.
By having your puppy vaccinated, you'll protect your young dog from several serious diseases. This means vaccination schedules will be an essential aspect of your pet's annual healthcare. Our vets in McAllen recommend referencing this schedule for your dog's vaccinations.
Do you find that you recoil from your dog when they try to give you kisses, from the smell? Bad breath is quite common in dogs and can be a sign of serious health issues. Here, our McAllen vets explain what might be causing your dog's bad breath and how you can help to treat or even prevent it.