Pets

My dog’s sudden paralysis – treatment with acupuncture and tick medicine

Acupuncture treatment for my dog

Recently my dog suddenly became semi-paralyzed. I have noticed that he used to have hind legs that sometimes shake involuntarily more than a year ago. He could not stand up to walk and was literally crawling on all fours to move from one area to another. Previously about 2 months back the same thing had [...]

What to do if your dog is vomiting out food and appeared to be choking

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Recently my beloved dog Sabai had been a little unwell with vomiting and he behaved as if something was lodged in his throat. A visit to the vet cured him and if your dog (or cat) have been suffering from this symptoms, hopefully it helps. Do not self medicate the animal as it may cause [...]

Why taking too much carbs can easily make you fat

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We often do not see the calories in the small little innocent items that we consume daily. But with each bite, it adds up to our caloric consumption. If we consume mostly carbohydrates, especially refined carbs…..really…we can really gain weight even though we may not feel that we eat a lot. This is especially if [...]

The turtle who thinks he is a dog- meet the Turtle Therapist

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When asked what is my favourite animals, I would say turtles and tortoises. From young, I am often fascinated with them. I find it amazing that they can move about carrying their little shells that doubles up as a home.  That everywhere they go, they could carry their home with them. So when I read [...]

Dogs Trained to Detect Diabetics & Cancer

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Orthopaedic surgeon Dr John Hunt started the Cancer & Bio-Detection Dogs research center in Aylesbury, England after noticing that dogs were pestering their owners on parts of their bodies that were later found to be cancerous.  Dogs could be trained to detect cancer because cancer cells produces metabolic waste that is different from normal cells- [...]

Taking care of dog with bloating and digestive problems- part 2

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Earlier articles: About Prosper, my beloved pet dog and Part 1 of Taking Care of Dog with Bloating & Digestive Problems 4. Care and love- most important factor This is the last point but it’s very very important- especially if your dog is sensitive in nature. You need to constantly offer it encouragement and speak [...]

Taking care of dog with bloating and digestive problems

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Based on previous article written, where the vet had told me that there was nothing much he could do about my dog’s health condition, I took my pet dog home. We were prepared for the worst. But being the type of strong willed person that I am, I just refused to give up- I mean, [...]

Help your overweight dog lose weight- a sad lesson learned with my dog

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Click HERE on follow up article on my dog’s development published on 4 March Today I want to share with you the story of my dear pet dog, that is now very sick and is dying. Hopefully the life of my beloved doggie would serve as a learning for all. In year 2002, my mom [...]