If you notice your pet developing a mass on their body, it’s going to be scary. This can also be the case with an issue known as a salivary mucocele. This issue is more commonly found in dogs, and it… Read More
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Dealing With Dog Allergies
Allergies are a common problem many dog owners need to deal with in some capacity. While many cases will be mild and can be solved with small lifestyle adjustments and some antihistamines, some more serious cases will need larger-scale changes… Read More
Is Hydrotherapy Good for Dogs?
Humans have been swimming for centuries, but bringing our dogs to the pool for hydrotherapy is a newer phenomenon. In recent years, it has become increasingly common for veterinarians and board-certified veterinary surgeons to recommend hydrotherapy for certain conditions that… Read More
Canine Elbow Dysplasia
One of the more common orthopedic conditions experienced by dogs, especially big dogs, is canine elbow dysplasia. This condition affects the forelegs, causing lameness and pain. If you notice that your pup is struggling to walk even moderate distances, or… Read More
The Benefits of a Mobility Harness
A mobility harness, also known as a lift harness, is a great tool for working with pets who need extra help getting around. They are a full-body harness with a handle on the back end that owners can use to… Read More
Aspirin for Dogs: The Side Effects of NSAIDs
It’s always difficult to see our dogs in pain or discomfort. Thankfully, there are plenty of great medications available for dogs who are dealing with pain, and one of these types of medications is non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs).
Kennel Cough in Dogs
Kennel cough is a fairly common problem among dogs, and it can be an uncomfortable illness for any dog that experiences it. Kennel cough is often spread in areas with large concentrations of dogs, such as dog parks, dog shows,… Read More
Are Bones Safe for Your Dog?
Dogs have a natural tendency to want to chew, and many pet owners turn to bones to satisfy this need. Bones provide important benefits, but they also come with some risk that needs to be considered every time you give… Read More
TPLO Surgery Aftercare
Dogs that have suffered a Cranial Cruciate Ligament (CCL) rupture—which is similar to a torn Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) in humans—often need corrective surgery to mitigate the injury and slow the onset of arthritis. According to the American College of… Read More
Keeping Your Dog Safe While Boating, Part 1
The warmth of summer means that there are a lot more boats out on the water. If you’re an avid boater, or you want to be, you might be wondering how to take your dog on the water safely so… Read More