Breed Identification

The rise of the Daniffs

By Kodichukwu Okonkwo, DVM | February 7th, 2016
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It is a common practice in Nigeria for breeders to mate different breeds for different purposes. The Daniff can be said to be a result from this pra...


General

Monster dogs you can find in Nigeria

By Kodichukwu Okonkwo, DVM | January 13th, 2016
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One of the main reasons why people own dogs in Nigeria is to make others scared of breaking into their homes unnecessarily. This informs the craze f...


Parasitic Diseases

How to fight and eliminate ticks from your dog completely

By Kodichukwu Okonkwo, DVM | January 13th, 2016
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One of the most common problems associated with owning dogs is tick infestation.  Ticks are blood-sucking insects that invade your dog’s body...


General

Things you need to know about buying an adult dog

By Kodichukwu Okonkwo, DVM | November 23rd, 2015
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Some people consider it wrong to get a dog as adult due to the fact that the dog did not grow with the new owner and might have some undesirable beh...


Business

The dog seller dilemma - the best compromise

By Kodichukwu Okonkwo, DVM | October 7th, 2015
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As a veterinary doctor people believe you should have the best source of puppies to sell where others expect you to have a lot of clients waiting to...


General

Why do people make their dogs to become stray dogs?

By Kodichukwu Okonkwo, DVM | October 6th, 2015
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Abuja city is not really where you find stray dogs easily because people in this area, in my opinion, get dogs for specific purposes such as pet, gu...


Dog Nutrition

Is starving your dog because you are broke right?

By Kodichukwu Okonkwo, DVM | September 22nd, 2015
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I have this friend who is a dog breeder; he has been a lover of pedigree dogs (dogs of pure line not mixed breeds). He once had an accidental mating...


Breed Identification

Are mixed breeds of dogs actually wrong?

By Kodichukwu Okonkwo, DVM | September 19th, 2015
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Having seen and worked on many dogs in Nigeria I have come to notice that about 80% of dogs existing here are mixed breeds. Many of these dogs have ...


General

How your dog can help you lose weight

By Kodichukwu Okonkwo, DVM | August 23rd, 2015
528 views

On my way to the tennis court every Saturday, I always don’t fail to admire the events along the road, people of various sizes working out either ...


General

Is making your dog aggressive important?

By Kodichukwu Okonkwo, DVM | July 18th, 2015
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A young man was given a German shepherd dog as a gift, and this dog was a very beautiful and healthy one. At a time this guy started to ask me what ...



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