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Day: June 11, 2021

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New Puppy Checklist: Toys, Treats, Supplies, and More for Your New Pup

Bringing a new puppy home for the first time is exciting. But, for many new pet owners, it is also overwhelming. You are probably wondering what you will need to make your home a welcoming place where your new furry friend can live a happy and healthy life. To help you properly welcome your new pup into your family, we have provided this guide that will tell you everything you need to make your home puppy-friendly! Read through our checklist, and remember, you can always reach out to one of our qualified Hello Ralphie virtual vets if you have any
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Why is My Dog Not Pooping? The Low Down on Dog Constipation

There many reasons why dogs can struggle to poop. Constipation and other issues related to waste removal can be caused by malnutrition, dehydration, metabolic diseases, or in some cases, even intestinal obstruction. How Can We Help? To help you understand why your dog could be struggling to poop, we have provided this straightforward guide on constipation-related issues in dogs. We will explain some of the common causes of constipation, so you can help your struggling dog feel its best. Before we get started, it is worth mentioning that you should always schedule an appointment with a veterinarian right away if
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Dermatitis in Dogs – Get to the Root Cause of Dog Skin Issues

Unfortunately, dogs can suffer from a variety of skin issues. If you have noticed that your dog is overly itchy or its skin looks red and inflamed, there is a good chance it could be suffering from some form of dermatitis. Canine atopic dermatitis is a general term that veterinarians use to describe irritated and inflamed skin. To help you get to the root of your dog’s skin issues, we are going to go over everything you need to know about dermatitis and its causes. If you want to help your furry friend feel less itchy and make sure they