Canine skin cancer, with tumors that affect the skin or the tissues under the skin, is the most common kind of cancer seen in dogs. The Bichon Frise dog is among the top 10 dog breeds that get cancer, so as Bichon owners, we need to pay attention to any bumps, lumps or irritated areas […]
Senior Dog Care
Senior dog care requires more of your time and attention than your dog did when she was a puppy.
As Bichons become senior dogs, they develop old dog conditions. They slow down and need your help more often than when younger.
Cataracts in dogs are common, just like they are in older people. However, because dogs use their keen senses of smell and hearing to compensate, we often have trouble discovering that our dogs are losing their sight. Bichon Frises, like other dog breeds, can lose their vision because of cataracts. Because cataracts usually develop slowly, […]
How it Affects You and your Dog Canine kidney disease affects up to 10% of dogs, and we start to see it when dogs reach the age of 5 or 6. Kidney failure, on the other hand, due to an injury, severe infection, trauma or ingesting a toxin, can occur at any age. Your dog’s […]
Even though dog cancer treatment has made great strides in recent years, we still do not have a single and complete cure for cancer in dogs and cats. With no single best treatment for the varied kinds of canine cancer, your vet may use a variety of approaches to get the best result. Whether your […]
Old dog separation anxiety is not the same as the separation anxiety we see in younger dogs. In addition, the reasons for separation anxiety in senior dogs are quite different, as well. Even if you have a well-adjusted dog that has been perfectly comfortable with your schedule of leaving routinely, he may become apprehensive when […]