Why do local dogs run when you try to frighten them?

By Kodichukwu Okonkwo, DVM | September 3rd, 2022


In my teenage age, we use to believe that all local dogs are cowards and that when you raise a stone and try to stone them they will run away. We al...

How to make your dog eat dry food

By Kodichukwu Okonkwo, DVM | March 22nd, 2022


Dried dog food are obviously not natural to dogs but are made to give them complete nutrition. The ingredients and additives contained in them helps...

How your dog can manipulate you

By Kodichukwu Okonkwo, DVM | March 21st, 2022


One of our clients complained that her dog has refused to eat anything other than chicken or meat. He refused to eat his regular canned food. The lad...

How do you remember your pet?

By Kodichukwu Okonkwo, DVM | December 14th, 2021


It's common to see someone, all by himself smiling over some memories. This happens to me a lot when I remember my pets, the ones still with me, the...

Dogs detect evil people?

By Kodichukwu Okonkwo, DVM | November 29th, 2021


A client was once trying to explain the death of his dog and mentioned that his dog was always barking at a particular guy that visits one of his te...

Probiotics, a good way to keep your dog healthy

By Kodichukwu Okonkwo, DVM | October 17th, 2021


It has been proven that probiotics is very beneficial to humans and animals. The conversation is growing everyday. It has also been proven to enhance...

Don't starve your puppy for any reason

By Kodichukwu Okonkwo, DVM | October 10th, 2021


It's a common knowledge that puppies should eat more food per day because they are growing constantly. The feeding regimen is usually 3-4 times daily...

What is a pet and why should I get one?

By Kodichukwu Okonkwo, DVM | August 10th, 2021


I have always loved to be around animals all my life. When I don’t have a pet, I go out to find one. I used to sneak out to fish in a faraway rive...

Gosh My dog didn't like my cat

By Kodichukwu Okonkwo, DVM | July 25th, 2021


I was in the sitting room when I heard a loud sound like a dog or cat being suffocated. I immediately realized that I had opened Rex (My Caucasian b...

Why make your dog uncomfortable with a cage?

By Kodichukwu Okonkwo, DVM | July 25th, 2021


There is a myth in Nigeria that when you cage your dog or restrict your dog from seeing  people the dog becomes aggressive and eventually becom...