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Ask A Vet: Can My Dog Get Alzheimer’s Disease?

As our society ages and Baby Boomers reach their senior years, everyone is more likely to be touched by Alzheimer’s disease. It seems like everyone knows someone who has been affected by this diagnosis, whether it is a friend or a family member or just someo...

From The Vet: 3 Things You Should Know About Your Dog’s Ears

We know that dogs have ears and in fact, the ears are sometimes the cutest part of their whole head. Some dogs have darling curly and fluffy ears. Some dogs’ ears stand up and some dogs even have one that stands and the other that flops over! Let’s face i...

5 Things You Need To Know About Your Flea/Tick Preventative

Parasite products are not created equal, but if you don’t know to ask the right questions, you mig...

Ask A Vet: When Is My Dog Fully Grown?

Got a puppy? Wonder just when he is going to stop growing? It’s a common question that veterin...

Ask A Vet: Why Does My Dog Always Stink Like He Needs A Bath?

Anyone who cuddles a dog knows that sometimes there are unpleasant aromas associated with them. We ...

Ask A Vet: How Can I Safely Remove A Tick From My Dog?

Ticks are creepy and crawly and look enough like spiders to make me and my staff cringe. They are no...

From The Vet: 5 Ways To Help Your Dog Age Gracefully

It is so hard to watch your dog grow old before your very eyes. It seems like just yesterday, she wa...

From The Vet: 5 Things You Should Know About Bathing Your Dog

All dogs need to be cleaned sometimes, and some more than others! Because humans bathe frequently an...

Ask A Vet: Can My Dog Get Zika Virus?

Recent headlines about the threat of Zika virus have hit the news and social media. Scary stories ab...

Ask A Vet: What Do I Do If I Cut My Dog’s Nails Too Short?

Dog lovers know that most dogs need to have their nails trimmed. It is a matter of hygiene (and some...

Ask A Vet: Why Does My Dog Eat Things He Shouldn’t?

No one can deny that dogs love to eat. They eat what we feed them and anything else that they can fi...

Ask A Vet: Should I Worry About My Boxer Going Under Anesthesia?

At some point during your Boxer’s life, he/she will need some type of surgery. Because of Boxers...

From The Vet: 3 Hacks That Could Save Your Chihuahua

Chihuahuas are popular pets the world over. What’s not to love? They are super cute, fun, portable...

Ask A Vet: Why Do Dogs Have Tails?

Anyone who has been around a dog knows that dogs communicate with their tails. Low wagging tails ind...

Ask A Vet: How Often Should I Clean My Dog’s Ears?

We love our dogs and want to take the best care of them, but we have to always keep in mind that the...

Ask A Vet: Why Is My Dog SO Itchy?

Thump, thump, thump. Jingle, jingle, jingle. These are not the sounds of Santa Claus and his reindee...

From The Vet: 4 Signs Your Dog Has Joint Issues

Do you have an older dog? Are you noticing changes in him/her? The most important thing that you ca...

Ask A Vet: How Do I Know If My Dog Had A Good Night’s Sleep?

Sleep is necessary for us all. Sleep allows our bodies to rest and regenerate and dogs are no diffe...

Ask A Vet: Why Does My Dog Tilt His Head When He Hears Something?

You have the squeaky toy behind your back and you are squeezing it and trying to appear bewildered....

From The Vet: Hacks That May Save The Life Of Your Great Dane

Everyone wants a short cut.  We love “hacks” and tips. Articles about ways to maximize your ce...

Ask A Vet: Why Are Some Dogs “Lap Dogs”?

Does your dog like to cuddle or be very close to you? Does she seem to always want to climb in your...

Ask A Vet: Are There Certain Breeds That Just Can’t Get Along?

Many people can bring a new dog into their house and all is well. Some people have a dog that they k...

Ask A Vet: My Dog Doesn’t Want To Go For Walks, But Needs Exercise. What Do I Do?

All living things need to move. It is a fundamental of life science that “form follows functi...

Ask A Vet: Is It Safe To Give My Dog Cheese?

Cheese is a favorite of a lot of humans. We love it and many of us keep it in our refrigerators almo...

Ask A Vet: Why Do Dogs Have Dewclaws?

We know what our dogs’ feet look like. Most dogs have 5 toes on the front feet and 4 toes on the r...

From The Vet: 4 Signs Your Dog Has Allergies

Dogs can be allergic to things in the air, just like people. In people, this is commonly called “h...

Ask A Vet: Why Does My Dog Bark At Every Noise?

Does your dog wake you at night barking at some imagined threat? Mine does. I turn on lights and loo...

Ask A Vet: Why Does My Dog Mark In The House?

Image Source: Pete Markham Via Flickr Marking behavior in a pet dog is a frustrating, but fairly nat...

Ask A Vet: Why Does My Dog Follow Me Everywhere?

It’s a picture that we all know: you stand up and so does your dog. You head to the bathroom...

Ask A Vet: Is My Dog Being Aggressive Or Is He Just Afraid?

Does your dog ever act aggressively? Does he attack people? Bite you? These outbursts can be embarr...