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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 better? It seems to be true for people and many other animals, especially dogs. We prioritize play for our human children and we should, because research indicates t...

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 because he is embarrassed. He is not wishing you would look away or give him privacy while he “does his business”.  It goes much deeper than that. Dogs are...

What Is Distemper And Should I Worry About My Dog Getting It?

Distemper is a serious disease, and we’ve seen several people express concern over it and the...

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 cancers...

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 ha...

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 disease...

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 touched...

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 head...

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 mig...

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 veterin...

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. We ...

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 are no...

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, she wa...

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 frequently an...

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 ab...

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 some...

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...

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