small dog syndrome was coined as a result of small sized dogs exhibiting certain behaviors
It's important to have a first aid kit for your dog. You never know when you'll need it and be glad to have it when your best friend has an accident.
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Also note the nearest 24hr ER vet clinic in case your vet is not available 24/7. We recommend having this on paper - you never know when your phone might run out of juice.
If you think your dog has eaten dangerous food or been poisoned, call your vet or the Pet Poison Hotline immediately.
You'll especially need tweezers if your dog gets a tick. Our post on Prevent Lyme Disease in Dogs shows how to use tweezers to pull out a tick.
Forms an instant gel barrier to stop minor bleeding fast, i.e. especially for bleeding caused by clipping nails and minor cuts.
Specifically formulated to help speed the healing process of cuts, scrapes, and minor abrasions. It's a gentle, cleansing formula that does not contain alcohol and will not sting.
Need a band-aid for your dog, but it's hard to find one that fits? PawFlex Bandages is a line of bandages just for dogs. PawFlex bandages are a disposable non adhesive fur friendly super stretch all in one bandage that maintains a secure comfortable natural fit. The PawFlex sizes and designs are created for specific sized dogs and specific wound-care areas.
Alternatively, stock some gauze pads and rolls.
You probably already have one from your vet when your dog was spayed or neutered. The vet typically has them in clear plastic or a soft collar version. Last time we needed a collar for our dog Kobi, a Havanese, we used a different kind of collar - an inflatable collar from BENCMATE. It seemed to fit our dog much better and he was less annoyed with it than the other collars we tried.
Large dog breeds require different nutritional needs than that of their small breed counterparts. big dog breeds are more prone to joint diseases
There are several ways to keep even the smallest dog warm when it's cold.