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...


General

Choke chains and how to use them

By Kodichukwu Okonkwo, DVM | October 16th, 2016
818 views

I am writing this particular article because of an incidence that happened recently with a dog that was constantly kept, chained using choke chain. ...


General

Is a dog incomplete without cropped ears or docked tails?

By Kodichukwu Okonkwo, DVM | October 5th, 2016
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One of our clients called me to come to his home at once, his Rottweiler gave birth that morning. I don’t usually ask questions before getting to ...


General

Are dogs meant or supposed to be caged?

By Kodichukwu Okonkwo, DVM | September 2nd, 2016
745 views

I was once received an emergency call on a dog that collapsed in one hot afternoon and on getting there looking at the dog’s cage I started to cry...


Dog Nutrition

Is raw meat actually good meal for your dog?

By Kodichukwu Okonkwo, DVM | August 30th, 2016
2281 views

I was confronted by one woman that has been battling with her husband for feeding their dog raw meat and fish. She told me that it will make the dog...


General

Why your dogs fight and how to stop them

By Kodichukwu Okonkwo, DVM | August 9th, 2016
1818 views

We have this client who is a fan of mastiff dogs. He actually goes crazy for this group of dogs. He first got a pitbull cross which was a female whi...



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