General

Femi Fani-Kayode the inspiring dog lover

By Kodichukwu Okonkwo, DVM | June 30th, 2017
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The Nigerian former aviation minister, Femi Fani-Kayode popularly known as FFK has been very popular for his continuous criticism of the present (Bu...


General

Dog Lovers versus Cat Lovers in Nigeria

By Kodichukwu Okonkwo, DVM | June 29th, 2017
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I was in a different company as a veterinarian when two ladies walked into the clinic with their sick dogs. As usual Landlord (the clinic cat) came ...


General

How does the name you give your dog affect people’s perception of the dog?

By Kodichukwu Okonkwo, DVM | May 30th, 2017
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I encountered one dog called Hitler, a massive Caucasian breed of dog. Hitler couldn’t let me enter the premises and had to be chained properly so...


General

How to get the best from your Security Dog

By Kodichukwu Okonkwo, DVM | May 18th, 2017
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One complain I often get is the problem of non-performing dogs and sometimes puppies that refuse to bark at strangers and playful to everyone. One of ...


General

Where does the odor from your dog come from?

By Kodichukwu Okonkwo, DVM | March 15th, 2017
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So many persons conclude that dogs are very dirty animals due to the reoccurrence of that characteristic and consequent dog smell which many find of...


General

Sleeping on the same bed with your dog – What you need to know

By Kodichukwu Okonkwo, DVM | January 17th, 2017
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I have kept so many dogs indoors but the only dog that had access to my bed was Peach my black pug. She was very little, the size of my fist when I ...


Dog Nutrition

How Economic Recession is Affecting Dogs in Nigeria

By Kodichukwu Okonkwo, DVM | December 10th, 2016
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It is worrisome that many dogs are feeling the impact of the ongoing recession in Nigeria that many case of nutritional deficiency has dominated cli...


General

Common Ear problems of dogs & their solutions

By Kodichukwu Okonkwo, DVM | November 27th, 2016
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The ears of the canines are so vulnerable to various problems. You could just wake up one morning to discover that your dog’s ear is swollen, like...


General

The Joy of Keeping Dogs

By Kodichukwu Okonkwo, DVM | November 9th, 2016
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My little niece once went with us on an evening walk, she was about 3 years old and a man in his 40s was passing on the opposite side of the road wi...


Genetics Diseases

Albino dogs – the best care for them in Nigeria

By Kodichukwu Okonkwo, DVM | October 16th, 2016
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Albinism is a common case in the human race and very noticeable in Africa. Albinos are known to suffer a lot of challenges due to lack of skin pigme...



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