My dog is selective with food

By Kodichukwu Okonkwo, DVM | October 8th, 2019


“My dog – Chase - is a male Lhasa Apso that has refused to eat his own food. He ate canned puppy food as a puppy until one day he stopped and st...

Do not let that Caucasian Dog Dominate you

By Kodichukwu Okonkwo, DVM | July 16th, 2019


For the past three weeks we have been dealing with Caucasian dogs that have become very uncontrollable by the owners and handlers. This breed has al...

Pastors! please leave Cats alone!

By Kodichukwu Okonkwo, DVM | July 15th, 2019


I was a little boy when I saw a group of people standing around a dead cat (apparently killed by them) and are making some “Christian” incantati...

Can you make a lot of profit from breeding dogs?

By Kodichukwu Okonkwo, DVM | July 10th, 2019


Breeding dogs is a serious business which you will realize when you become a serious breeder. It’s very easy for a serious breeder to fix high pri...

How dog breeding can go wrong

By Kodichukwu Okonkwo, DVM | July 9th, 2019


As a beginning veterinarian I had this client who owned two Caucasian dogs, one male and a female. He complained to me about his female dog losing p...

Big dog breeds you can find in Nigeria

By Kodichukwu Okonkwo, DVM | July 8th, 2019


Nigerians tend to talk about big sized breed of dogs more than they talk about medium or small breeds of dogs. There is a higher possibility of maki...

Why you should avoid inbreeding for your dog

By Kodichukwu Okonkwo, DVM | January 25th, 2019


Inbreeding is when you allow your dogs to mate father to daughter, brother to sister and mother to son. People allow this happen for various reasons w...

How to stop your bitch from eating up her newborn puppies

By Kodichukwu Okonkwo, DVM | January 22nd, 2019


We have received several reports of bitches eating up their newborn puppies and some of our clients have attributed these to excessive starvation and ...

Do you allow your cat to leave the house to hunt?

By Kodichukwu Okonkwo, DVM | December 16th, 2018


A 1yr old cat was brought to the clinic with some injuries around his neck. The wound was swollen and filled with pus. The wound was so tender that th...

Dogs vs Snake fight

By Kodichukwu Okonkwo, DVM | December 15th, 2018


It was very early in the morning, at about 3am, in Zhidu settlement of Abuja, a town beyond Lugbe settlement, the owners of these two dogs heard some ...