Things you need to know when you have to get a dog

By Kodichukwu Okonkwo, DVM | May 19th, 2016

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I love dogs so much that each time I encounter one I feel so excited and will love to pet the dog and to enjoy the dogs company. Many of our clients...


Is giving your dog vaccination important?

By Kodichukwu Okonkwo, DVM | April 27th, 2016

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One lady, a business woman apparently came to the clinic with her puppies that got infected by maggots within their skin. The puppies were about 8 w...


Why Castrate or spay your dog

By Kodichukwu Okonkwo, DVM | April 26th, 2016

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One morning, I got a call from one of our oldest client. “Ooooh Doctor this my male dog don climb the female again oh” He screamed! - meaning th...


Dog breeds and their price range in Nigeria

By Kodichukwu Okonkwo, DVM | March 18th, 2016

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People keep coming to me to ask these questions; what is the price range of the most popular dog breeds in Nigeria? Which dog breed is the cheapest ...


How to care for your new puppy

By Kodichukwu Okonkwo, DVM | March 15th, 2016

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It was a Thursday evening after a lot of work at the clinic, I wanted to go have lunch and there was this puppy drooling saliva, carried by a woman ...


Why Nigerian dog breeders should specialize

By Kodichukwu Okonkwo, DVM | February 16th, 2016

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I once met a man who desperately wanted to breed dogs. The passion I saw in his eyes was relentless and the willingness to pay for a good bitch and/...


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...


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...


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...


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...