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 river ...

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...

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 giv...