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Dr. Kathryn Primm

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    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...

                  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,...

                    Ask A Vet: Why Do Dogs Have Tails?

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

                      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 keep in mind that they...

                        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...

                          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...

                            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...

                              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...

                                Ask A Vet: How Does My Dog Sense My Emotions?

                                Our dogs seem to know how we are feeling and to comfort us accordingly. Have you wondered how...

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

                                  Everyone wants a shortcut. We love “hacks” and tips. Articles about ways to maximize your cell...

                                    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...

                                      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...

                                        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...

                                          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...

                                            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...

                                              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...

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

                                                Marking behavior in a pet dog is a frustrating, but fairly natural behavior among dogs. There...

                                                  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...

                                                    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...

                                                      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...

                                                        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...

                                                          Ask A Veterinarian: Should I Give My Dog An Omega Fatty Acid Supplement?

                                                          We hear a lot of press about supplements. Some people think that they are a useless waste of...

                                                            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...

                                                              Ask A Vet: Can People Be Allergic To Dogs?

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