Articles about Wellness

Canine Cyst Removal 31 March 2016

Cysts in Kerries are common. Some breed lines are more affected than others. Cysts can be removed surgically, but may come back. They are not cancerous...

Colitis 31 March 2016
by Cindy Hatzfeld, Judith Bruno and Janet Joers

Disease of the colon. Colitis treatments suggested.

Corns 01 April 2016
by Mary VanderKop, DVM

I am a veterinarian and have had some experience dealing with foot problems, so wanted to pass on some potential solutions.

We have had quite good success treating corns with creams prepared for human use for conditions such as ichthyosis and hyperkeratosis.

Cracked Pads 31 March 2016

How to deal with dry or cracked pads.

Dealing with Incontinence 31 March 2016
by Judith Bruno

Dealing with Incontinence. There are simple ways to manage something many of us will eventually encounter with our older Kerries.

First Aid Kit for Active Dogs 31 March 2016

For Dogs: First Aid Items. List of Dosages of Commonly Used Drugs. Other Good Advice...

Itching Skin 31 March 2016
by Janet Joers

Itching skin is a common problem in Kerries. Here are some ideas to try.

Medicating Your Dog 31 March 2016
by Jeff Grognet, DVM

Some owners have trouble giving medicine to their dogs at home. As a practicing veterinarian, I've developed a few tricks to make medicating easier.

Nasal Mites and the MDR1 Gene 15 March 2016
by Lynn Erckmann

Nasal mites (Pneumonyssoides caninum) can infect any canine species including coyotes, foxes, and wolves in addition to domestic dogs. The mites set up shop in the sinuses and nasal cavity. Most symptoms are not real serious, but some dogs can develop a chronic, watery nasal discharge and nosebleeds. Sneezing and 'reverse sneezing' can sometimes be chronic and severe

Reverse Sneezing: Suggested Remedies 31 March 2016

Reverse sneezing seems to be common in Kerry Blue Terries. What is it and what can we do about it? The following are recent reader comments from the archives of the Kerry Blue Terrier Newslist.

What is it? Reverse sneezing sounds like snorting, wheezing, and/or choking. The dog is unable to breathe normally.

Question of the Week

Previous Questions of the Week Ideas

Today is November 19, 2017

On this day in 1916:

The first unofficial standard of the breed is published by the "Bazaar" of Killarney.