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Yuletide Tails: A Dog Parent’s Handbook to Holiday Harmony

As the jingle bells start ringing and the festive season unfolds, dog parents embark on a unique adventure of puppy parenting amidst the holiday cheer. While the twinkling lights and joyful gatherings bring warmth to our homes, they also present challenges for our canine companions. In this blog, we'll explore tips and insights on navigating the holiday as a devoted dog parent, ensuring a harmonious blend of merriment for both you and your furry friend.

By |2024-05-30T11:48:50-04:00December 18th, 2023|Pet Health|Comments Off on Yuletide Tails: A Dog Parent’s Handbook to Holiday Harmony

The Most Common Dangers For Your Dog – Critical Tips From An Emergency Vet

As an ER vet of over 20 years, I have seen many serious injuries and illnesses in dogs that could have been prevented. In this blog, we will discuss some of the most common dog emergencies that I have treated over the past 20 years and how you can avoid them.

By |2024-05-30T11:20:35-04:00June 20th, 2023|Pet Health|Comments Off on The Most Common Dangers For Your Dog – Critical Tips From An Emergency Vet

Megaesophagus in Dogs – Causes and Treatment

The esophagus is the tube that carries food and liquid between the mouth and stomach. It is designed to expand and contract rhythmically to move contents into the stomach quickly. When the esophagus is functioning as it should, food moves from the mouth to the stomach within seconds. Megaesophagus is a disorder in which the muscles of the esophagus dilate (gets larger) and loose tone. When this occurs, the food and liquid stay in the esophagus for a prolonged amount of time causing regurgitation, nausea, and damage to the lining of the esophagus.

By |2024-05-30T11:20:37-04:00January 17th, 2023|Pet Health|Comments Off on Megaesophagus in Dogs – Causes and Treatment

Yeast Infection in Dogs

A yeast infection in a dog occurs when there is an overgrowth of yeast, a type of fungus that is naturally present in the skin. The two species of yeast that can be a significant problem for your dog are Candida albicans and Malassezia.

By |2024-05-30T11:20:37-04:00November 18th, 2022|Pet Health|Comments Off on Yeast Infection in Dogs

How to Support Your Aging Dog With Cognitive Dysfunction

Witnessing our dog's aging process is heartbreaking. However, if the symptoms of aging are recognized early, there are things you can do to delay the process. Today I will discuss cognitive dysfunction specifically. In next week's blog, I will go over arthritis management.

By |2024-05-30T11:20:39-04:00April 18th, 2022|Pet Health|Comments Off on How to Support Your Aging Dog With Cognitive Dysfunction
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