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 killed 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 punish your dog forever 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...

Binggo dog food is no longer the savior

By Kodichukwu Okonkwo, DVM | February 26th, 2021


During the 2016 recession in Nigeria, I wrote an article to demystify the doubt people had about the indigenous dog food called Binggo. That article...

Keeping Japanese Spitz with a bigger dog can be a real trouble

By Kodichukwu Okonkwo, DVM | August 11th, 2020


I am not against Japanese Spitz dogs as a breed, in fact, I love them for their security sense and their elegance structure. They are some of the ea...

Do we really buy or adopt dogs and puppies in Nigeria?

By Kodichukwu Okonkwo, DVM | August 5th, 2020


“How much should I ‘give you’ for the puppy?” Wole asked still looking at the puppy he had selected. “Let me just give it to you at two hu...

5 Food components your dog needs immediately

By Kodichukwu Okonkwo, DVM | August 3rd, 2020


As a living thing, your dog need basic minerals & nutrients on a daily basis to stay alive and healthy every day. These nutrients cannot be compro...

Why dogs matter in our lives

By Kodichukwu Okonkwo, DVM | July 10th, 2020


Dogs have found their way deep into our lives as humans due to the fact that they have been able to show strength in areas humans fail. Dogs were do...

Rich dog owners are bad people...

By Kodichukwu Okonkwo, DVM | June 8th, 2020


I was live on WE FM 106.3 in Abuja with some other animal lovers talking about dogs and other animals. The discussion was centered on a quote by Mah...