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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 about people getting sick have caught people’s attention. Even though it is in the headlines now, Zika virus is not new. It has been found in monkeys and apes ...

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 sometimes safety, if your dog steps on your toes or claws at your legs).  Long nails can bruise skin and damage floors.  Eventually, nail overgrowth can harm your...

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...

Ask A Vet: Why Are Some Dogs More Hyper Than Others?

We see dogs all around and it is easy to notice that some of them seem to have boundless energy, wh...

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

You can bet that during your dog’s lifetime, he/she will need some type of surgery. Whether is to ...

Ask A Vet: Why Does My Dog Get Into The Trash While I Am Gone?

Have you ever come home to find your trashcan turned over and bits of garbage all over the kitchen...

Ask A Vet: Can People Be Allergic To Dogs?

Allergies are very common. Lots of people are allergic to lots of things. Unfortunately, dogs are a...

Ask A Vet: Should I Give My Dog a Glucosamine or Chondroitin Supplement?

There is some buzz about joint care supplements. People are intrigued by an opportunity to circumven...

Ask A Vet: Why Does My Dog Lick My Feet?

Dogs do things that we might not love, and licking our feet is one of those things. We should never...

Ask A Vet: Should I Give My Dog Joint Supplements?

There is some buzz about joint care supplements. People are intrigued by an opportunity to circumven...

From The Vet: 3 Things Every Boxer Owner Should Know About

Boxers are beautiful, expressive and friendly. Their nubby tails seem to always be wagging. Unfortu...