Pet Health : Dogs

Tan and white dog with large ears sitting on a dog bed
Our pets occasionally scratch at their ears and shake their heads, and it’s perfectly normal....Read More
This black dog is cooling off in hot weather by frolicking in a stream.
One of the most life-threatening mistakes people can make is to leave a dog in a vehicle during hot weather....Read More
Zach the dog holding paw out to woman
Some dogs will sustain an injury on a paw and then continue to lick that or a nearby area, usually on the front part of the carpus (wrist), over and over again until a larg...Read More
Boxer dog who is receiving treatment for degenerative myelopathy (DM)
Degenerative myelopathy (DM) is a disorder of the spinal cord that affects dogs and is similar to amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), a human disease that’s also known as ...Read More
Calico kitten with holiday bows
Though the holidays can be an exciting and enjoyable time for people, they can be problematic for some of our pets, and may involve some unexpected hazards....Read More
This woman chose just the right pet for her and her family: a medium-sized dog from the local shelter who is oh-so-sweet.
Sharing your life with an animal has great benefits and can bring you great joy....Read More
Tan and white dog with cataracts in his eyes
A dog develops a cataract when the lens of the eye clouds, which is caused by changes in the water balance in the lens or changes to the proteins within the lens....Read More
This poodle mix takes medication to prevent parasites, including heartworm.
Parasites can present a big challenge when it comes to your dog’s or cat’s overall health....Read More
The face of a light tan and white puppy
Many people unknowingly buy sick puppies from America’s pet stores. It’s extremely unfortunate and happens to too many people....Read More