Cushing’s disease is a hyperactive adrenal gland disease that occurs when the adrenal glands pump out excessive amounts of hormones called glucorticoids. Glucorticoids are the body’s natural source of cortisone. When excessive amounts are in the blood stream, they end up pushing the body’s metabolism to the point where...Read More: Coping With Cushing’s Disease
Reprinted in its entirety from the ASPCA blog on May 4th, 2017 You’ve heard of predatory lending, but probably never imagined that this unethical financial practice could apply to man’s best friend. You can lease a car, or rent furniture—why not other high-ticket items, like puppies? Pet stores and...Read More: Puppies for Sale …or for Lease
When our pets develop ear infections, the amount of stress we can put ourselves under to soothe their pains can be overwhelming. Seeing them in pain in that way, can be an anxious and stressful experience. Never fear! The Big Bad Woof has a few natural remedies that can...Read More: How to Calm An Ear Infection
Unlike humans, dogs and cats have a propensity to pack on pounds virtually overnight. Combine the wrong food with overfeeding PLUS a low exercise regimen and you’ll have an overweight pet in no time flat. A lot of people get dogs as part of a commitment to their own...Read More: Treating Obesity: The Silent Killer
Finding a tick on your dog, can be alarming at first. But’s there truly no need to panic, just grab the following supplies, as well as your pooch and get ready for removal. First, find the following items. Gloves Clean tweezers or a tick remover (available at The Big...Read More: Removing a Tick
It’s just a normal night in. You and your dog are cuddling together on the couch when all of a sudden, you smell a foul stench. Did something die? Did you forget to shower? No. Your dog has gas. And tonight, it is unrelenting. It is offensive. It is...Read More: One Quick Fix: Gas!