On demand feeding for Bichons has some advantages and disadvantages. Feeding on demand is the opposite of a dog feeding schedule. Free feeding or demand feeding is definitely easier for the pet owner. It takes the pressure off you to be home at feeding time and to give your dog his food at the same […]
Bichon Frise Adult Care
Bichon Frise adult care can be time consuming and labor intensive. This is a breed that requires frequent grooming and attention.
Bichons love people, parties, and being the center of attention. Even to the point of entertaining the crowd!
Cleaning your dog’s ears takes only a few minutes, but it can prevent common ear problems like wax buildup, ear infections and dog ear mites. While some vets recommend that you clean your dog’s ears daily, if you clean them just once a week, you will prevent most ear problems. And there are a number […]
The simple definition of canine hypothyroidism is that your dog’s body has lower levels of thyroid hormones than she needs, in order to thrive. When a dog has hypothyroidism, his whole body just slows down. What Causes Hypothyroidism in Dogs? Your dog’s thyroid is a little butterfly-shaped gland that is found at the base of […]
The symptoms of Addison’s disease in dogs can be tricky to diagnose clinically. Addison’s symptoms often appear and then go away, coming and going over time. This makes it really easy to ignore your dog’s symptoms, as you think the problem has resolved itself. However, even though your dog’s symptoms fade away, you need to […]
Addison’s disease in dogs is also called hypoadrenocorticism. It is a disease that usually affects female dogs that are young to middle-aged. The average age of a dog with Addison’s is 4 years old when she is diagnosed, but old dogs can’t be ruled out. Not only do dogs get Addison’s, but horses, cats and […]