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Dr. Kathryn Primm

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    Ask A Vet: Why Does My Dog Lick Everything?

    Does your dog do strange things? Repetitive behaviors that seem to have no purpose? People...

      Ask A Vet: My Dog Ate Chocolate, What Do I Do?

      I saw a dog yesterday for helping her canine buddy tear apart a bag of Snicker’s minis. Her...

        Ask A Vet: Why Is My Dog Shaking His Head?

        Does your dog shake his head and flop his ears from side to side? Does he ever cry or pull away...

          Ask A Vet: Why Is My Dog Throwing Up?

          Is your dog throwing up? Dogs vomit frequently and not all causes warrant medical intervention....

            Ask A Vet: Why Does My Dog Stare at Me?

            My dogs watch me frequently. Sometimes the stare is somewhat piercing and searching and I...

              Ask A Vet: Why Does My Dog Eat Grass?

              Why do dogs eat grass? It is common question and there are lots of guesses. It seems to be a...

                Ask A Vet: Why Does My Dog Howl?

                Sometimes in the evenings around my house in Tennessee, we can hear the plaintive cries of...

                  Ask A Vet: Does My Dog Feel Jealousy?

                  Dog owners would find this question to be ridiculous in the face of what they see from their...

                    Ask A Vet: Why Does My Dog Bark At Me?

                    I think we can all agree that barking is a form of communication. I always thought that my dog...

                      From The Vet: What It Really Means When Your Dog Eats Poop

                      Dogs eat poop for many reasons, and some of these reasons are unknown. It is a disgusting habit...

                        Ask A Vet: Can My Dog Really Love Me?

                        Recently my article Why Does My Dog Lick Me? generated some great conversation that I think...

                          Ask A Vet: What Should I Think About Before Taking My Dog To A Dog Park?

                          There are many things to consider before taking your pet to a dog park. Here in our area of...

                            Ask A Vet: Why Does My Dog Bury His Stuff?

                            Has your dog ever hidden a treat or bone? Have you ever wondered why? The answer lies in who...

                              Ask A Vet: Does My Dog Know He’s Been Bad?

                              Have you ever come in the door to a poop pile and your dog sees you notice it and gets the...

                                Ask A Vet: Which Pets Are Truly Hypoallergenic? Hint: None

                                I know what it is like to be allergic to the things you love the most. If you have read my...

                                  Ask A Vet: Does It Matter If My Dog Came from a Puppy Mill?

                                  You love your dog, right? Why would it matter where she came from? Are there lasting...

                                    Ask A Vet: Why Does My Dog Lick Me?

                                    Our dogs communicate with us and each other using non-verbal communication. As the leader of...

                                      7 Reasons Your Dog May Be Coughing

                                      Dogs cough for a variety of reasons. Just like people, they can cough to clear their airways of...