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...

How much can you buy mixed breed of dogs?

By Kodichukwu Okonkwo, DVM | May 8th, 2020


It’s so funny how some people parade their dogs and claim that they are full breed or pure breed of dogs without knowing that what they really hav...

A dog found me...

By Kodichukwu Okonkwo, DVM | April 3rd, 2020


As the Coronavirus scare was dominating every activity globally and as a shutdown of human activities was still being adopted by affected countries ...

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...