FAQs About Seizures in Labradors

Neurological conditions may lead to seizures in Labradors. Your dog may experience muscle movement difficulties due to the temporary disturbance in the normal brain function. However, contrary to popular belief, a seizure is not a disease but a symptom of multiple misfiring of nerves in the brain. Epilepsy, …

Lyme Disease in Labradors: An Owner’s Guide

Lyme disease in Labradors is difficult to detect and can result in serious health problems. Apart from the United States, the disease is endemic in different parts of the world, including Australia, China, the United Kingdom, and other European countries. Deer ticks are responsible for causing Lyme disease …

Should You Have Your Labrador’s Dewclaws Removed?

Dewclaws are those little claws sticking out on the inner sides of your Labrador’s feet. They are practically like thumbs in dogs. Dogs often have them on the front feet. However, some also have them on their hind feet. Dewclaws are those “toes” that usually don’t reach the …

How Foxtail Can Kill Your Labrador

Did you know that foxtail can kill your Labrador? Foxtails are small and look seemingly harmless, but they can be a threat for any dog. These grasses with silky or bristly flowering spikes may stick in the throat of a pet obstructing the respiration and causing sudden distress. …

Yeast Infection in Dogs

Yeast Infection in dogs is not exactly rare. A dog may suffer from this skin condition any time of the year, but it is more common during summer. Believe it or not, a yeast infection is likely caused by an underactive immune system. Whether in dogs or humans, …

Kidney Problems in Dogs

Kidney problems in dogs are common – especially in seniors. This problem is estimated to affect 10% of dogs in their lifetime. Kidney problems have different causes. They may also affect dogs of different age groups. Since kidneys extract waste from blood, any damage or problems in it …

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