Dog farms - Do they make Business Sense?

By Kodichukwu Okonkwo, DVM | June 11th, 2018

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It’s a very popular thing now in Nigeria especially here in Abuja but mostly in Jos for people to think about investing in dog farms. So many inves...


Japanese Spitz a dog that can function as pet and guard dog

By Kodichukwu Okonkwo, DVM | June 9th, 2018

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The first serious dog bite I have received as a veterinarian is from a Japanese Spitz. We had this client that has an aggressive Japanese Spitz that...


Are dogs actually dirty or messy by nature?

By Kodichukwu Okonkwo, DVM | June 6th, 2018

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I was about 8 years old when I was watching a local stray dog who went to a sandy place, defecated and started to use his back legs to kick sand unt...


When driving with a puppy freely becomes dangerous

By Kodichukwu Okonkwo, DVM | May 28th, 2018

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Being a veterinarian, moving dogs with my car became almost a daily affair at a point. Some clients might decide to bring their pets for grooming, s...


Can dogs actually hurt children intentionally?

By Kodichukwu Okonkwo, DVM | May 22nd, 2018

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Jack was my aunt’s dog, a local breed of dog with nice hairs pattern, he was brought for holidays at my grandmother’s home. He has been an indoo...


Most common lies told by desperate dog sellers in Nigeria

By Kodichukwu Okonkwo, DVM | May 19th, 2018

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I once got into a heated argument with a client who just bought his puppy and brought same for vaccination. I started to fill in the pet card and spec...


Are people that eat dogs murderers?

By Kodichukwu Okonkwo, DVM | May 16th, 2018

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Enugu is a town I grew up as a child till I turned 14. There was persistent water scarcity then and water business was very lucrative for those that...


Throwing food on the ground for your dog

By Kodichukwu Okonkwo, DVM | May 14th, 2018

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Growing up I have always observed people throwing food for their dogs to pick up from the floor and somehow I thought it was right until I became a ...


How the way you keep your dog can tell if you can be rich

By Kodichukwu Okonkwo, DVM | May 12th, 2018

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Riches has nothing to do with formal education or university degrees but the way you live your life looking for wealth determines how wealthy or ric...


Reasons why you should train your dog

By Kodichukwu Okonkwo, DVM | March 28th, 2018

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Dogs are simply animals that have innate instincts engraved in their DNA which in many cases will not be favorable to human owners. It’s a wonde...