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...

A dog attack on a 13 months old baby in Abuja – my observations

By Kodichukwu Okonkwo, DVM | October 11th, 2019


According to the news of this gruesome attack that took place in the barracks where a dog attacked a 13 months old baby and tore his scalp in rage whi...

5 things you stand to gain owning a dog

By Kodichukwu Okonkwo, DVM | October 9th, 2019


Owning a dog can be a complex thing to do and at the same time very rewarding experience. It can be fascinating to have a living thing that can keep y...