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Can Pets Suffer from Anxiety?

Many people suffer from anxiety at some point in their lives. Fortunately for humans, there are resources and tools readily available to help us decrease our anxieties. But what about our four-legged counterparts? Do they feel anxiety too? And if so, how can we best...

Cherry Eye in Dogs

by Earnest Ward, DVM What is “cherry eye”? “Cherry eye” is a common term for prolapse of the third eyelid gland. Many mammals, including dogs, have an “extra” or third eyelid located inside the lower eyelid, also referred to as the “nictitating...

Dealing With Nippy Dogs: Why Dogs Nip And How To Correct It

by Dr. Chris Roth, DVM Dogs use their mouths as tools, crunching on kibble, gnawing on bones, tearing up squeaky toys and fetching sticks. It’s also common for overexcited puppies or friendly adult pooches to mouth your hand—but nipping has the potential to cause...

Halloween safety tips for pets

Pet costumes can be fun—if you consider them from your pet’s point of view Some pets love the hustle and bustle of Halloween, while others will find this spooky holiday a bit stressful. We recognize that animals are individuals, so while you while enjoy the...

Hiking with Dogs: Tips for Hitting the Trail

by Stephanie Gibeault., MSc, CPDT   Hiking is fantastic exercise and a perfect way to enjoy nature. So, it’s understandable that you would want your dog to join you on the trail. Dogs make great companions and watching them revel in the sights, sounds, and smells...

Why Dog Grooming Is so Important in Winter

By Diana Bocco Dog grooming isn’t just a “hot weather thing.” In fact, dog grooming during the winter months is just as important for the safety and well-being of your pet as it is during the warmer months. A healthy coat is like a thermos—it acts as a temperature...

Why Do Dogs Eat Grass?

It is not uncommon to see your dog grab a mouthful of grass during their daily walk or a romp through the park. Ever wonder why dogs do that? Many people believe that when dogs eat grass, they are trying to make themselves vomit. They think it’s an instinctive...

General Pet First Aid Care For Pet Parents

by Dr. Fiona Lee, DV Having a great veterinarian available to provide the best care for your pet is the first step to keeping your dog or cat healthy. Knowing basic pet first aid for non-serious injuries and illnesses is the second. In this article, we’ll explore...

Dogs in Cars: Should My Dog Hang His Head Out the Car Window?

by Dr. Mike Paul, DVM We have all seen a car racing down the road with a dog’s head sticking out the window, ears flowing in the wind and lips flapping uncontrollably. “Man, is that dog having fun! He actually looks like he is smiling!” And indeed they are having fun....