How does spitting into a dog’s food make him love you?

By Kodichukwu Okonkwo, DVM | March 12th, 2020


A Caucasian dog was previously brought to the clinic with a very bad cut wound on his leg that we had to take care of surgically. After 6 months the...

Dry dog foods that will surprise you

By Kodichukwu Okonkwo, DVM | March 6th, 2020


There are so many competing dog food in the Nigerian Market, I am referring to dry dog food here, although I believe that less than 40% of dog owner...

What people do to reduce the cost of feeding their dogs in Nigeria

By Kodichukwu Okonkwo, DVM | February 25th, 2020


Keeping dogs for security, companionship or pets is very important to some people that love these animals and some people who just need them to keep...

Christmas was a nightmare for this dog

By Kodichukwu Okonkwo, DVM | December 31st, 2019


Christmas is a huge season of sharing love with family and friends. Here in Nigeria, the Christians migrate in mass to visit their loved ones at hom...

Things I despise about cats

By Kodichukwu Okonkwo, DVM | December 31st, 2019


Cats have an unfortunate reputation here in Nigeria especially among Christians and some other people who just feel that they deserve no place in th...

Who prefers lions to dogs as pets?

By Kodichukwu Okonkwo, DVM | December 16th, 2019


I have always wondered why humans domesticated dogs from the wild as companion and pet and left the lion out. The Lion has been referred to as the kin...

Choosing a boarding facility or kennel for your dog

By Kodichukwu Okonkwo, DVM | December 13th, 2019


As a veterinarian, I am always under pressure to board/keep my clients’ dogs especially when they have a strong need to travel for a short while o...

Are some dogs homosexuals?

By Kodichukwu Okonkwo, DVM | December 4th, 2019


I moved to a new house from where I lived because I needed space for my dogs. One morning I was cleaning up my car after releasing my dogs to play a...

How to recognize internet scammers when buying a dog or puppy

By Kodichukwu Okonkwo, DVM | November 15th, 2019


There is a wave of make-money-quick going around these days. The internet is full of people promising lots of things to vulnerable users all over th...

5 things your dog can do to piss you off

By Kodichukwu Okonkwo, DVM | October 31st, 2019


It’s a joy to own dogs and enjoy their company but like children that love to cry to get attention from their parents or loved ones, dogs have a w...