How to buy pure breed dogs in Nigeria

By Kodichukwu Okonkwo, DVM | March 28th, 2015


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...

How to house train a pug

By Kodichukwu Okonkwo, DVM | March 28th, 2015


The pug is a very funny breed of dog. Some people say it’s an ugly dog but yet cannot remove their eyes from the dog. One of my client’s daughte...

How to keep a Lhasa Apso

By Kodichukwu Okonkwo, DVM | March 19th, 2015


Lhasa Apso dog is a very gorgeous looking pet dog with plenty hair and funny looks. This dog has replaced toys for children and adults also. The lon...

Choosing Commercial food for your dog

By Kodichukwu Okonkwo, DVM | March 19th, 2015


Feeding your dog is unavoidable. Just like you cannot stay without food these dogs cannot live without food. Most dogs eat anything served to them b...

Train your pet dog by talking to him

By Kodichukwu Okonkwo, DVM | March 18th, 2015


Training a dog is very important especially for pet dogs that live right inside your home. Dogs, in-as-much as they are animals have some intelligen...

How to determine the age of a puppy using the teeth

By Kodichukwu Okonkwo, DVM | October 17th, 2014


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...

Ebola virus disease (a zoonotic disease threatening the human race)

By Kodichukwu Okonkwo, DVM | April 23rd, 2014


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...

How insecticides can kill your dog (Organophosphate poisoning)

By Kodichukwu Okonkwo, DVM | April 8th, 2014


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...

How heat stroke can kill your dog

By Kodichukwu Okonkwo, DVM | March 27th, 2014


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...

How to make complete dog food at low cost

By Kodichukwu Okonkwo, DVM | March 14th, 2014


One of the biggest challenges of keeping dogs in Nigeria is their feeding requirement economically, nutritionally and conveniently. There are a lot o...