How to handle a dog with mood swings

By Kodichukwu Okonkwo, DVM | November 7th, 2017


I have had to deal with a lot of dogs especially the ones with mood swings. When I say mood swing I mean being very unpredictable in terms aggressio...

Thinking like a business man or woman breeding dogs

By Kodichukwu Okonkwo, DVM | October 27th, 2017


Dog breeding is one of the most difficult businesses to venture into and yet when handled with business sense it can be very rewarding. Breeding dog...

Are Nigerians kind to stray dogs?

By Kodichukwu Okonkwo, DVM | October 21st, 2017


I was younger when I use to observe some stray dogs scramble for food at the meat sellers place. The market was very close to the slaughter place so...

Some misconstrued dog perception in Nigeria

By Melvin Jacob Oshomegie , BSc | October 20th, 2017


When it comes to dogs in Nigeria, you will find varying kinds of people those who own dogs, there are those who do not own dogs but are crazy about ...

Please watch that Aggressive Bullmastiff

By Kodichukwu Okonkwo, DVM | August 1st, 2017


When you think about monster dogs your mind should first go to mastiffs which are muscular, massive and ugly looking dogs. Looking like a monster do...

Femi Fani-Kayode the inspiring dog lover

By Kodichukwu Okonkwo, DVM | June 30th, 2017


The Nigerian former aviation minister, Femi Fani-Kayode popularly known as FFK has been very popular for his continuous criticism of the present (Bu...

Dog Lovers versus Cat Lovers in Nigeria

By Kodichukwu Okonkwo, DVM | June 29th, 2017


I was in a different company as a veterinarian when two ladies walked into the clinic with their sick dogs. As usual Landlord (the clinic cat) came ...

How does the name you give your dog affect people’s perception of the dog?

By Kodichukwu Okonkwo, DVM | May 30th, 2017


I encountered one dog called Hitler, a massive Caucasian breed of dog. Hitler couldn’t let me enter the premises and had to be chained properly so...

How to get the best from your Security Dog

By Kodichukwu Okonkwo, DVM | May 18th, 2017


One complain I often get is the problem of non-performing dogs and sometimes puppies that refuse to bark at strangers and playful to everyone. One of ...

Where does the odor from your dog come from?

By Kodichukwu Okonkwo, DVM | March 15th, 2017


So many persons conclude that dogs are very dirty animals due to the reoccurrence of that characteristic and consequent dog smell which many find of...