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From The Vet: DO’s and DON’Ts for Halloween

Halloween is a fun evening for kids and adults.  It is not always pet friendly, but with a little ...

Ask A Vet: How Often Should I Bathe My Dog?

It is culturally expected that most human beings shower or bathe every day. We can even bathe more ...

Ask A Vet: Can My Dog Recognize Other Dogs Of His Own Breed?

Just the other day, a client told me that she thinks her darling pug, Buzzby, is able to recognize ...

Ask A Vet: Why Is My Dog Afraid Of Thunder & What Can I Do?

Lots of dogs are afraid of thunder.  We are fairly sure that the sound is what triggers the fear f...

Ask A Vet: Why Does My Dog Love To Ride In The Car?

Some dogs truly adore riding in the car, to the point that the excitement associated with opening t...

From The Vet: 7 Important Facts You Need To Know About Parasites

All puppies have worms. Worms have evolved over time to be pretty creative in the ways that they ...

Ask A Vet: Why Does My Dog Pee When She’s Excited?

You can envision the scenario. You just arrived home and your dog is excited to see you. As you bend...

Ask A Vet: Why Does My Dog Bark When She Wants Something?

Everyone knows their own dog’s voice. But does it surprise you to know that dogs seldom bark to c...

Ask A Vet: Why Does My Dog Follow Me To The Bathroom?

We laugh at jokes and memes that declare how having a dog means you never have to pee alone again, ...

Ask A Vet: Why Does My Dog’s Hair Suddenly Stand On End?

Image Source: Rattiepack Via Instagram   Have you ever been walking your dog when suddenly he s...

Ask A Vet: Can What I Feed My Dog Make Him Calmer?

We struggle with where our focus should be when we select foods and supplements for our dogs. There...

Ask A Vet: Why Does My Dog Jump On Me?

Everyone that has ever met a dog has been jumped on.  Puppies do it almost reflexively and it is a...

Ask A Vet: Why Does My Dog Pace Back And Forth?

Image Source: University of Liverpool Faculty of Health & Life Sciences Via Flickr Humans are no...

Ask A Vet: What Do Dogs Prefer? Treats Or Praise?

No one has even been able to completely explain how our dog friends came to be our friends. It is a...

Ask A Vet: Why Does My Dog Twitch In His Sleep?

Have you ever seen a dog lying down asleep, but his muscles are twitching and jerking? Actually, it...

Ask A Vet: Why Does My Female Dog Hump Things?

Image Source: ktrainyo Via Instagram “Humping” (mounting behavior) in our pet dogs is awkward to...

Ask A Vet: Why Dog Some Dogs Get Separation Anxiety?

Image Source: SmileyMailey Via Instagram Anxiety Disorder in humans is characterized by fear that im...

Ask A Vet: Is It Safe To Take My Dog Running With Me?

Many people these days find running to be a great way to keep in shape and they wonder if they can t...

Ask A Vet: Why Does My Dog Take The Squeaker Out Of Toys?

peilanku Via Instagram We all delight in watching our dogs play and some dogs have specific ways of ...

Ask A Vet: What Is The Best Way To Trim My Dog’s Nails?

All dogs have toenails and all toenails need some management. The best way to trim a dog’s na...

Ask A Vet: Why Does My Dog Still Mark Even After He’s Been Neutered?

Marking behavior in a pet dog is sometimes frustrating and many veterinarians advocate neutering as...

Ask A Vet: Why Does My Dog Sniff People’s Privates?

Does your dog seem to have his face always in people’s crotches? Embarrassing, isn’t it? We...

Ask A Vet: Why Does My Dog Lean On Me?

Many dogs, including one of my own, spend a fair amount of time leaning against their human’s leg...

Ask A Vet: Could My Dog Be Afraid Of The Dark?

A fear of darkness, called achluophobia, has been documented among humans for decades. Researchers ...

4 Things NOT To Do If Your Dog Gets Bitten By A Snake

There are venomous snakes out there and your dog is a nosey character.  Let’s face it, he mi...

Ask A Vet: 3 Summer Dangers You Have Not Thought Of

Summer is fun. The days are long and when school is out, everything seems to relax a little.  Mayb...

Ask A Vet: Is It Bad To Raise Littermates Together?

Image Source: Lisa L Wiedmeier Via Flickr Some people say that littermates cannot be trained and rai...

Ask A Vet: Is A Dog’s Mouth Really Cleaner Than A Human’s?

In light of a recent news story about a woman nearly dying from an infection sourced to her dog’s...

Ask A Vet: 5 Tips To Make Bath Time Easier On You And Your Dog

Many dogs love to swim and play in the water, but sometimes a bath is a “horse of a different...

Ask A Vet: My Puppy Chews Up Everything. What Can I Do?

We all know that puppies will cut teeth. It’s a normal thing for puppies to do. And as humans, we...