2004 Articles

Snow Dogs

Are you building sled dog team and looking for speed? Get a Siberian Husky. Are you more concerned with strength and stamina? Then go for the Alaskan Malamute. Looking for a dog that is somewhere in between, and is more human–oriented than dog–oriented (an important distinction in team building)? Your best bet is a Samoyed.… Continue reading Snow Dogs

2004 Articles

Allergies

What Are Allergies, and How Do They Affect Dogs? One of the most common conditions affecting dogs is allergy. In the allergic state, the dog’s immune system “overreacts” to foreign substances (allergens or antigens) to which it is exposed. These overreactions are manifested in three ways. The most common is itching of the skin, either… Continue reading Allergies

2004 Articles

Halitosis

Halitosis, also called bad breath, foul breath, malodor, foetor ex ore, and fetor oris is defined as an offensive odor emanating from the oral cavity. Bad breath is a common pet odor complaint. Causes may be oral (most common) or extraoral (rare). The sour milk odor accompanying periodontal disease may result from the bacterial population… Continue reading Halitosis