What is wrong with the Nigerian Local Breed of dog?

By Kodichukwu Okonkwo, DVM | June 30th, 2015

29838 views

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

823 views

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

1415 views

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...


BEWARE OF DOGS

By Melvin Jacob Oshomegie , BSc | June 28th, 2015

1195 views

Have you ever been to a house where it was boldly written on the gate ‘beware of dogs’? Have you ever had to call your friend, a family member o...


How to stop your dog from digging your yard

By Kodichukwu Okonkwo, DVM | June 12th, 2015

1080 views

Dogs’ digging is a problem many of my clients keep asking for lasting solutions. Some of them have complained about their dogs digging up their orna...


Most popular names Nigerians give their dogs

By Kodichukwu Okonkwo, DVM | April 13th, 2015

3967 views

Naming a dog can be a very confusing task to many persons and to some people, it’s always like there are names waiting to be given to any dog. Niger...


Things you need to know about bathing your dog

By Kodichukwu Okonkwo, DVM | April 2nd, 2015

1371 views

Some persons have serious negative mind set about dogs, so they refuse to give the dog a good bath. During one of my home services I coincidentally ...


Things you need to know about keeping Mastiff dogs

By Kodichukwu Okonkwo, DVM | April 1st, 2015

1935 views

Mastiff dogs are dog breeds like Neopolitan Mastiff, Bullmastiff, Cane corso, Bull dog etc. These dog breeds have similar body conformation, ancesto...


Why your dog eats heavy and still loses weight

By Kodichukwu Okonkwo, DVM | March 29th, 2015

1114 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...


How to buy pure breed dogs in Nigeria

By Kodichukwu Okonkwo, DVM | March 28th, 2015

8220 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...