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How To Teach A Reliable Recall

A strong recall is essential for keeping your dog safe. There are many scenarios in which your dog's life could be saved by a strong recall. Some examples include...

By |2024-05-30T11:35:31-04:00July 24th, 2023|Pet Health|Comments Off on How To Teach A Reliable Recall

How To Keep Your Dog And You Safe On Walks

It’s just so upsetting… One minute these dogs are out enjoying their evening walk and the next minute they are in the ER with horrific bite wounds. I’ve seen so many toy breed dogs lose their lives this way.

By |2024-05-30T11:23:37-04:00June 15th, 2023|Pet Health|Comments Off on How To Keep Your Dog And You Safe On Walks

Unleashing the Proven Strategy to Halt Puppy Jumping Quickly and Effectively

Your dog's habit of jumping on people is natural. It's their way to try to reach faces for greetings, licks, and sniffs. That's how they would meet other dogs. We often unintentionally encourage this behavior when our puppies are smaller because it's cute and we enjoy it. However, when they get larger it can become a problem.

By |2024-05-30T11:20:36-04:00June 8th, 2023|Pet Health|Comments Off on Unleashing the Proven Strategy to Halt Puppy Jumping Quickly and Effectively

Poop Eating – A Sign Of Something More Serious

“Why does my dog eat poop?” is one of the most common questions I get as a veterinarian.  This is mostly because dog guardians are absolutely disgusted by this behavior. And I get it, it’s gross. Especially when your dog licks your face and the image of your dog eating poo pops in your mind… yuck! Poop-eating, also known as coprophagia, is very common in dogs and there are several reasons that your dog may be doing it.

By |2024-05-30T11:20:36-04:00March 27th, 2023|Pet Health|Comments Off on Poop Eating – A Sign Of Something More Serious

Rethinking Early Spay-Neuter: Unveiling the Risks and Realities for Dogs

This practice in the U.S. continues to contrast with the general attitudes in many European countries, where neutering is commonly avoided and not promoted by animal health authorities. Studies are proving that this practice of juvenile spaying and neutering promotes increased incidences of debilitating joint disorders, certain cancers and urinary incontinence.

By |2024-05-30T11:20:37-04:00February 17th, 2023|Pet Health|Comments Off on Rethinking Early Spay-Neuter: Unveiling the Risks and Realities for Dogs
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