Dog Nutrition

Why your dog eats heavy and still loses weight

By Kodichukwu Okonkwo, DVM | March 29th, 2015
866 views

I have heard so many complaints about dogs eating plenty with no corresponding weight gain or wellbeing. I have examined various cases and discovere...


Breed Identification

How to buy pure breed dogs in Nigeria

By Kodichukwu Okonkwo, DVM | March 28th, 2015
5885 views

Whether you like it or not different people prefer different breeds of dog likewise different people are suited to different kind of dog breed. I ha...


General

How to house train a pug

By Kodichukwu Okonkwo, DVM | March 28th, 2015
911 views

The pug is a very funny breed of dog. Some people say it’s an ugly dog but yet cannot remove their eyes from the dog. One of my client’s daughte...


General

How to keep a Lhasa Apso

By Kodichukwu Okonkwo, DVM | March 19th, 2015
738 views

Lhasa Apso dog is a very gorgeous looking pet dog with plenty hair and funny looks. This dog has replaced toys for children and adults also. The lon...


Dog Nutrition

Choosing Commercial food for your dog

By Kodichukwu Okonkwo, DVM | March 19th, 2015
752 views

Feeding your dog is unavoidable. Just like you cannot stay without food these dogs cannot live without food. Most dogs eat anything served to them b...


General

Train your pet dog by talking to him

By Kodichukwu Okonkwo, DVM | March 18th, 2015
697 views

Training a dog is very important especially for pet dogs that live right inside your home. Dogs, in-as-much as they are animals have some intelligen...


General

How to determine the age of a puppy using the teeth

By Kodichukwu Okonkwo, DVM | October 17th, 2014
2006 views

It is a common issue in our environment to buy a puppy without proper information as to the age and pedigree of the puppy. There are cases were vend...


Zoonosis

Ebola virus disease (a zoonotic disease threatening the human race)

By Kodichukwu Okonkwo, DVM | April 23rd, 2014
830 views

The whole world are at their heel waiting for the outcome of the control of the recent outbreak of Ebola virus disease. HIV & AIDS had dominated...


Poisoning

How insecticides can kill your dog (Organophosphate poisoning)

By Kodichukwu Okonkwo, DVM | April 8th, 2014
5718 views

One of the most frequent sudden killers of dogs in Nigeria is exposure to insecticides used against insects and sometimes used mistakenly to kill tick...


Non-infectious Diseases

How heat stroke can kill your dog

By Kodichukwu Okonkwo, DVM | March 27th, 2014
1995 views

I once received a call from my client telling me that she just came back from work and met her dog dead sobbing seriously. As it is my tradition I t...



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