General

How to determine the age of a puppy using the teeth

By Kodichukwu Okonkwo, DVM | October 17th, 2014
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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
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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
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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
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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...


Dog Nutrition

How to make complete dog food at low cost

By Kodichukwu Okonkwo, DVM | March 14th, 2014
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One of the biggest challenges of keeping dogs in Nigeria is their feeding requirement economically, nutritionally and conveniently. There are a lot ...


Business

How to make money breeding dogs in Nigeria

By Kodichukwu Okonkwo, DVM | March 13th, 2014
11883 views

Dog breeding is a very lucrative business if properly planned and executed.  Dogs are lovely creatures cherished by a lot of Nigerians. Dogs are ...


General

How to approach a dog & prevent dog bite

By Kodichukwu Okonkwo, DVM | March 12th, 2014
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Dogs are sensitive animals which man succeeded to domesticate from the wild for various purposes as security & companionship. In their normal ha...


General

6 most beautiful toy dogs Nigerians Love

By Kodichukwu Okonkwo, DVM | March 12th, 2014
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Lhasa Apso The hairiest of all toy breeds existing in Nigeria & has gained tremendous admiration from Nigerians especially young ladies. Always...


General

8 most aggressive dogs to own in Nigeria

By Kodichukwu Okonkwo, DVM | March 11th, 2014
25085 views

Rottweiler Only the breed name Rottweiler or “Rott” for short sends shivers to anyone that knows this breed in Nigerian. Originating from Germa...


General

Who Values Dogs in Nigeria

By Kodichukwu Okonkwo, DVM | March 4th, 2014
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Nigeria is a country with people of diverse mindset and philosophy to life. A typical Nigerian can simply be referred to be confidently rich or poor. ...



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