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Allergies on Yorkies: Causes and Treatment

    Breed 101, Common Conditions    July 12, 2018

Yorkie allergy treatment

I have been trying to minimize Bonbon’s allergies for some time. Specially during Spring and Summer time, pollen is a real issue and it affects humans and dogs as well, and so much so Bonbon. When dealing with allergies, you can treat the symptoms but it is hard, nearly impossible, to cure them.






There are different types of allergies that may come and go with the season. Sometimes dogs can grow into or out of allergies. I remember Bonbon never suffered any allergic symptoms until a few years ago, when he turned 6 years. Although it takes some effort and time, allergies can be reduced with persistence and patience.

Allergies might occur caused by:

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How to take care of your Yorkie’s Nose

    Common Conditions    September 6, 2017

protect dog nose

With out any doubt, the sense of smell is the most developed one on dogs. Their nose, which is made of very sensitive skin, provides then with loads of information about the environment. “dogs smell everything” causing their nose to be exposed to the elements, dirt, contaminants, etc.






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Controlling the Weight of Your Yorkie

    Common Conditions    August 23, 2015

Overweight Yorkie Nutrition

Any owner of a Yorkie will always tell you that your dog should have the right weight. You should not close your eyes if your Yorkie looks a bit fluffy. You should not look for reasons why the dog looks like that saying that your dog has big bones. You need to assess the body condition of your dog and try maintaining the right weight of your pet.

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Cost Effective Ways to Take Care of Your Yorkie

    Common Conditions    July 3, 2015

Yorkshire grooming

If you have a Yorkie, you will need to take care of your pet. But if you start using professional services, you will see how costly it may be. That is why it is essential to learn the affordable ways of taking care of your Yorkie. The greatest problem of any owner of Yorkie is to manage hair of your dog properly. This type of dogs needs regular grooming and care that may take a lot of time and efforts. Using professional grooming services is easy but you can save on them.

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Coping with Bladder Stones in Yorkies

    Common Conditions    May 27, 2015

Yorkies

Yorkies have a lot of health conditions that are similar to those that humans have. That is why you should not be surprised when you learn that your dog has bladder stones. The causes of their formation may be different and can be divided into external and internal. Any owner of a Yorkie needs to know that food that includes purines can promote developing stones as they are considered to be precursors to uric acid. If you see that your pet is predisposed to having stones, you should limit the intake of meat.

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Seizures in Yorkie Terriers can be a sign of health Problems

    Common Conditions    October 19, 2014

Seizures in Yorkie Terriers

When Yorkshire terriers experience seizures, it is sign that the dog is experiencing some health problems. The Yorkie is a small breed and are more risk of health problems than other breeds. The disorders can develop fast. If you see your dog having a seizure, you should contact a veterinarian right away.

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Common Yorkie Health Problems

    Common Conditions    June 22, 2014

yorkie veterinary check up

Yorkies may be small in size, but the breed comes with their fair share of health issues. While some of the health problems Yorkies face are genetic and therefore impossible to avoid, there are other issues that can be affected by the dog’s environment. Read more below about the different health issues that are common to Yorkies.

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What is Yorkie Hypoglycemia

    Common Conditions    June 22, 2014

yorkie hypoglicemia symptoms

Hypoglycemia is characterized by a sudden drop in normal blood sugar levels that is normally seen in underweight puppies or caused when puppies fast too long between meals.
It is important to realize that just because a new puppy may experience an episode of hypoglycemia, that this does not imply that the particular puppy is actually “hypoglycemic.” Hypoglycemia is a persistent ailment brought on by the overproduction of insulin from the pancreas.

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Common Yorkie Health Problems

    Common Conditions    June 22, 2014

yorkie eye exam

Yorkies may be small in size, but the breed comes with their fair share of health issues. While some of the health problems Yorkies face are genetic and therefore impossible to avoid, there are other issues that can be affected by the dog’s environment. Read more below about the different health issues that are common to Yorkies.

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