Canine Rheumatoid Arthritis is a form of arthritis where a dog’s immune system turns against him. Your dog’s body becomes his enemy. His immune system actually attacks his joints. Just like rheumatoid arthritis in people, rheumatoid arthritis in dogs inflames the joints and causes heat, redness, swelling, pain and tissue damage in joints. However, unlike […]
Common Health Problems for Bichon Frises
Bichon Frises have a a few common health problems and a genetic predisposition for some diseases and conditions.
In addition, just like other breeds, they also get contagious diseases, joint conditions and issues like parasites.
Canine diabetes symptoms often develop gradually, and dog owners may not notice the symptoms of diabetes mellitus until it is in an advanced stage. Diabetes in dogs can be controlled with treatment, and knowing the signs of canine diabetes can help you catch it early and get started on treatment. Age of a Diabetic Dog […]
Dog diabetes, while not curable, can be treated effectively, if you strictly follow a healthy schedule for diet, exercise and medication for your Bichon. If you find that your dog or puppy develops dog diabetes symptoms, it is very important that you consult with a veterinarian, as diabetes mellitus in dogs is a very serious […]
Dog seasonal allergies come and go with the seasons, just like your hay fever allergies to pollen and weeds. They usually appear when your dog is between 6 months and 3 years old. The allergens (the particles that your dog is allergic to) enter your pet’s body through his nose or respiratory tract. Or sometimes […]
Finding the best dog food for canine food allergies becomes a top priority if your dog is miserable, itchy and scratching all the time! Dog food allergies are not as common as airborne or seasonal allergies. However, if your dog is allergic to his food, he will experience intense itching and scratching. If you are […]