A Guide to Rhododendron Poisoning In Dogs

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What is Rhododendron Poisoning? All parts of the rhododendron plant are toxic for dogs. Symptoms include gastrointestinal upset followed by Hypersalivation Vomiting Lack of appetite Diarrhea Dizziness Weakness Leg paralysis Signs of impaired vision Abnormally slow heartbeat (bradycardia) Hypotension Shortness of breath (dyspnea) Depression Seizures Coma Large doses can be fatal. Rhododendrons belong to a Read More …

Death By Chocolate, How Much is Too Much?

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We all love Easter; whether you appreciate the religious significance, enjoy the lighter nights and better weather that spring brings or just the fact that’s it’s the first public holiday of the year. Easter for children however really means chocolate; chocolate eggs, chocolate buttons, mini eggs, chocolate rabbits, chocolate chicks, bars of chocolate, choc-o-lat! Now Read More …

My Dogs Stopped Breathing-How to Give A Dog CPR

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From Wiki How CPR stands for ‘cardiopulmonary resuscitation’ and is a life-saving procedure used to help dogs that have stopped breathing and/or have no heartbeat. When a dog stops breathing, the oxygen levels in its bloodstream fall rapidly, and without oxygen vital organs such as the brain, liver, and kidneys, rapidly fail. Brain damage occurs Read More …