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Dr. Kathryn Primm

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    Ask A Vet: Why Does My Dog Hate To Have His Nails Trimmed?

    We all know how important it is to keep our dog’s nails trimmed. It helps save our floors and...

      5 Reasons Dogs Eat Grass

      Lots of dogs eat grass. Sometimes they eat and swallow it; sometimes they seem to just grab and...

        Ask A Vet: Should I Give My Dog A Probiotic?

        Everyone wants a magic bullet or something that will, in one fell swoop, stop aging or prolong...

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

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

            Ask A Vet: Should My Dog Wear A Coat In Winter?

            There are two camps of people in the world, dog people and… everyone else! I am only kidding,...

              From The Vet: 3 Signs Your Dog Has A Fever

              Fever is defined as a body temperature above the range that is considered normal for a healthy...

                Hip Dysplasia In Dogs

                Hip dysplasia is a concept that strikes fear for dog lovers. It is an important and common...

                  Diarrhea In Dogs

                  It is very alarming to notice blood in your pup’s stool. It is even more alarming if the stool...

                    Ask A Vet: Why Is My Dog Scooting?

                    People think watching a dog drag his rear across the floor is either gross or funny (or both)...

                      Ask A Vet: Why Does My Dog Hate To Have His Nails Trimmed?

                      We all know how important it is to keep our dog’s nails trimmed. It helps save our floors and...

                        Canine Influenza: Things All Dog Owners Should Know

                        News of canine influenza has been spreading – much like the the virus itself. It’s...

                          Ask A Vet: Why Is Play Important For My Dog?

                          Everyone thinks play is fun, but did you know that play can actually change your brain for the...

                            Why On Earth Do Dogs Stare At You When They Poop?

                            You may have noticed that your dog keeps his eyes on you while he is defecating. It is not...

                              4 Things You Should Know About Your Dog’s Tail

                              We love every part of our dogs, including their tails. There are so many different varieties...

                                Ask A Vet: Does My Dog Need Sunscreen?

                                We are aware of the dangers of sun exposure for ourselves and we hear frequently about skin...

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

                                  Some dogs do not like children. Some are even afraid of them  We adults know that children are...

                                    Ask A Vet: Is Vaccinating My Dog For Rabies Worth The Risk?

                                    This question is much more complicated than it may seem. First, let’s look at rabies as a...

                                      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...

                                        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...

                                          Ask A Vet: What Is A “Hot Spot” & What Can I Do About It?

                                          It is the time of year when I start to see lots of skin issues. One of those is Pyotraumatic...

                                            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...

                                              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...

                                                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....

                                                  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...

                                                    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,...

                                                      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...

                                                        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...

                                                          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...

                                                            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...

                                                              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...