Health

Chocolate Poisoning in Dogs – Can my Shiba Eat Chocolate?

Chocolate is dangerous for your dog as it contains theobromine which has a stimulating effect on the nervous system. Dogs are much more sensitive to theobromine than humans are because they break down theobromine more slowly. Chocolate poisoning is one of the most common poisonings in dogs. If your Shiba Inu has eaten chocolate seek …

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Allergies in Shibas – Common Dog Allergies

Allergy in dogs occurs when the body’s immune system overreacts to allergy antibodies in substances (in the environment) that it normally would withstand. The most common allergies are airborne allergies, so-called atopic dermatitis, and food allergies. Dogs can also develop contact allergy. In some cases, you can not find the exact allergy. Allergy manifests as …

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Hip Dysplasia In Dogs and What You Can Do – Hip Dysplasia in Shiba Inus

Hip dysplasia can be a pretty painful condition for a dog. It is associated with abnormal joint structure and laxity of the tissues that connect as well as the ligaments that support the joint. The more that joint develops laxity the two bones are no longer connected. This causes a substantial change in not only …

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