June 29, 2018

By Brielle Gregory PetMD.com

Whether you're having a few friends over for dinner or hosting a large family get-together, parties can be stressful for pet parents. The last thing you need is to discover your pet nose-deep in a pitcher of spiked punch.

Sure, alco...

June 24, 2018

Dehydration is a common emergency in which a dog loses the ability to replace lost fluids orally. These fluids are comprised of vital electrolytes and water.

What to Watch For

The most common symptom of dehydration is the loss of elasticity in the skin. When pulled light...

June 21, 2018

Heat Exhaustion, Hyperthermia in Dogs

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Dog fur is great protection against the cold but can be a problem in hot weather. This is because, unlike humans, dogs eliminate heat by panting. (Dogs have some sweat glands in the footpads which hel...

June 13, 2018

Proper Application of Dog Products

By Jennifer Kvamme, DVM

An important part of basic health care for dogs is providing preventive products to avoid infestations of fleas and ticks. Keeping your dog free of infestations not only prevents discomfort, it can also prevent s...

June 11, 2018

Dogs break (or fracture) bones for a lot of reasons. Often they break due to traffic accidents or incidents such as falls. Sometimes the bone isn’t broken at all, but is pulled out of its socket (dislocation).

Fractures are typically classified as either “open” or “clos...

June 4, 2018

First Aid for Fish Hook Injuries

Dogs are great companions while fishing, but they are often attracted by shiny lures and bait. If a fishhook should become embedded in the dog's paw, mouth, esophagus or stomach it requires special care (including sedation, minor surgery...

June 1, 2018

It’s not much of a conundrum, really. The bottom line is that most of the time, dogs will lick their people as a sign of affection. “You are the sun and the moon,” their silky tongue would have you know. “And guess what? You taste good, too!”

But much as barking c...

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