puppy health Archives

Cavalier King Charles Puppies

Edit Thing Cavalier King Charles Spaniel puppies are curly haired lap pups. They are as playful as you like but if you have a quiet lifestyle, they are content. This lovely little dog is a great company keeper and adores his owner. This pooch was first developed by breeding small Spaniels with Pugs. The dog traveled across the globe and is now loved by many nations. This dog is not very big only about 12” high. If you love carrying […]

Preventing Health Problems In Basset Hound Puppies

The two main health problems in Bassett hound puppies are ear problems and being overweight. The main causes of these two health problems are the Bassett hound’s conformation. Those extra-long ears and short legs may look adorable, but they do place Bassett hounds more at risk from health problems than longer-legged, shorter-eared breeds. Preventing Ear Problems Those long ears were bred for a reason. They help scoop scent up off of the ground towards the Bassett hound’s nose. The ears also hug […]

The Care And Feeding Of Your New Cocker Spaniel

Cocker spaniels are a very popular breed of dog for several great reasons. First, they’re loving and loyal pets to have and to share your home with. They don’t get extremely large so they make an ideal pet for apartment dwellers and are quite friendly to most everyone they meet. Also, they don’t bark a lot so they’re not going to annoy the neighbors if you’re out of the home for the evening. These are reasons that cocker spaniels make […]

Are Mixed Breed Dogs Healthier?

As a leading provider of puppies for sale, we hear a lot of interesting questions about what breed is best suited for our customers. One of the most common is whether mixed breed dogs are healthier than purebreds. The answer to this question is yes. When you buy a purebred dog, you are getting a very specific set of traits related to that breed. For instance, if you want a dog for hunting, there are breeds that have the necessary […]

Why Does My Dog Eat Grass?

I have had a couple people ask me if they should be “worried about their dog eating grass?” Well, if you are a person who treats your yard with chemicals, it can make your dog very sick, or even be fatal.  Alot of people think that a dog eats grass when it has an upset stomach, which is just a theory. A theory that if you ask me, is proven false by the fact that most dogs throw up after eating grass. […]

Anxiety in Smaller Dogs

I have always noticed a much higher level of anxiety in small dogs. A few years back, I owned a Min Pin and it was one of the most nervous little things I had ever met. There are a number of ways to tell if your dog is anxious, but rest easy, there are also plenty of ways to help your furry friend through it. Symptoms of Anxiety in a Small Dog: Nervous Peeing Extreme Panting Trembling Belly Crouching/Pancaking Snarling/Snapping […]

How to Keep your Dog Safe on Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving can be a very stressful time of year. We worry about every little detail and drive ourselves up a wall planning it all out. It is the most food based holiday of the year, and dogs enjoy the revelry at least as much as humans, with bits of this and that dropping on the floor, and all the great smells floating around the house. But Thanksgiving can’t be a free-for-all for our pets. Just because we try to pack away all we […]

Canine Ear Health

Welcome back to the GFP Dog Blog, and today I want to talk about Canine ear health. Whether they’re the type that flop like a Labrador’s, or stand at attention like a Husky, a dog’s ears are one of the most distinguishing characteristics of any breed. Read on to learn more about the inner workings of a dog’s ears, and what you can do to keep your dog’s ears healthy. Anatomy of a Dog’s Ears A dog’s ears are complex, giving Rover the […]

Pet Key Family of Services

At Greenfield Puppies, we are constantly striving to provide you with solutions that help you to have a happier, healthier, and safer pet. Our affiliation with the Pet Key Family of Services is a great way for us to give you some of the necessary things needed for your new family member. We have been working hard to find a program that encompasses a large number of the things you need to transition a new pet into your home, and Pet Key […]

Canine Diabetes

The search for diabetic dog food is on the rise as humans are not the only ones that have become prone to diabetes these days. Diabetes is now considered to be a common problem for dogs as well. Canine Diabetes: Diabetes Mellitus affects thousands of dogs every year. This disease causes the endocrine system to fail to produce enough insulin for the body. Insulin serves three very important functions in the body. It creates pathways for glucose to reach the […]