In our last post, we discussed vaccinations every healthy dog and puppy should have – rabies, distemper, adenovirus and parvo virus. In this post, we will go over vaccinations that are also valuable in preventing disease, but are not needed by every dog in every situation.
Every dog deemed healthy enough for vaccination by a veterinarian should be vaccinated against the following diseases:
If you are up for the challenge and fun of trimming your dog’s nails – yes, I do think trimming dogs’ nails is fun, weird, I know – keep reading.
Halloween is coming up quickly! Are you ready for a pet-safe holiday?
“Cancer is the number one natural cause of death in dogs and cats in the United States, Europe and Japan.”
Many people know dogs for their ability to sniff and find drugs at schools, find bombs at airports, locate stranded or lost hikers, and track criminals.
Having a sick or injured pet is scary. The following is a list that I hope will be helpful as you decide if your pet needs to be seen NOW or SOON or can be adequately cared for at home.
More like pounding: Talley`s jaw dropping approach to ravishing a food dish of its`kibble contents, bits flinging in all directions. At six years old she continues to eat (and I say that lightly) every meal as if it were her last.
Did you know that one of the top five reasons for visiting the veterinarian with your dog or cat is for ear problems?
…and it’s not a brain tumor. Thank goodness! Because neurological signs in older dogs are super scary.
For a quick but accurate check of your dog’s dental health, gently pull his lips back, check his teeth and smell his breath!
This week sucks, and I do not know when I will be able to say I love being a vet again, but I will.
Cushing’s Disease truly is complex, but it is such an interesting disease, and knowing about how the body works when things are out of balance in one specific way provides insight into – or at least well deserved awe for – how incredible the body is when everything is in balance.
It can be scary when your pet undergoes an anesthetic procedure. Here are ten questions to help ensure your pet is getting the very best care possible.
The most common sign of allergies in dog is itchiness. Pretty simple, huh? Nope. If your dog itches, he or she could have any one of countless conditions, including allergies…to just about anything.
Routine preventative care is so much more boring than the excitement of emergency care or the challenge of treating serious disease. Boring is my favorite thing ever.