Why do people make their dogs to become stray dogs?

By Kodichukwu Okonkwo, DVM | October 6th, 2015


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...

Is starving your dog because you are broke right?

By Kodichukwu Okonkwo, DVM | September 22nd, 2015


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...

Are mixed breeds of dogs actually wrong?

By Kodichukwu Okonkwo, DVM | September 19th, 2015


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 ...

How your dog can help you lose weight

By Kodichukwu Okonkwo, DVM | August 23rd, 2015


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 ...

Is making your dog aggressive important?

By Kodichukwu Okonkwo, DVM | July 18th, 2015


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 ...

Bestselling dogs in Nigeria

By Kodichukwu Okonkwo, DVM | July 7th, 2015


Most dog lovers in Nigeria especially the financially comfortable ones, go from owning dogs to breeding for sale due to natural forces associated wi...

Is palm oil and boiled rice enough food for your dog?

By Kodichukwu Okonkwo, DVM | July 6th, 2015


I had this client, very wealthy, who owns a St. Bernard dog and two Chow chow breeds of dog. His dogs were always sick and emaciated. I treated the ...

What is wrong with the Nigerian Local Breed of dog?

By Kodichukwu Okonkwo, DVM | June 30th, 2015


A very wealthy man once came with his dog to the clinic for medical attention but before he came, he had called me. I was really expecting a German ...

Does your dog worry about something?

By Kodichukwu Okonkwo, DVM | June 28th, 2015


Owning a dog can be an exciting experience to some persons and can just be a necessity to others. This brings about a particular perception of the d...

Should Animals have rights in Nigeria?

By Kodichukwu Okonkwo, DVM | June 28th, 2015


The above question is still a very hot question Nigerians are battling to come to a compromise. In Africa in general, animals are very low in consid...