Ellen Malmanger, DVM
Jul 21, 2021

It is 6:00 pm and you come home from work to find a house full of dog diarrhea. Your dog will not eat her food, but she otherwise seems happy and normal. Should you worry about her eating? Unfortunately, your veterinarian’s office closed 30 minutes ago, so calling them isn’… Read More

Leigh Burkett, DVM
Nov 03, 2020

Yeast are spore-producing fungi that are always present on a dog’s skin, usually in low numbers, as part of the normal flora. A yeast infection happens when there’s an excessive amount of yeast in a certain area. Yeast infections in dogs are quite common and can occur… Read More

Heather Hoffmann, DVM
Nov 03, 2020

Out of all the possible skin conditions in dogs, hot spots are among the most common. Hot spots can have different underlying causes and treatments based on severity. Here’s everything you need to know about hot spots on dogs—from what they are and what causes them to how… Read More

Shelby Loos, DVM
Nov 03, 2020

Gabapentin has a variety of uses in veterinary medicine, and prescribing gabapentin for dogs, especially, is becoming more popular amongst veterinarians. Here’s everything you need to know about gabapentin for dogs. Jump to a section: What Is Gabapentin for Dogs? What Is… Read More

Teresa Manucy, DVM
Nov 03, 2020

We’re just beginning to understand the benefits of probiotics for dogs. What we do know is that probiotics for dogs can: Aid digestion Modulate the immune system Provide intestinal benefits by producing short-chain fatty acids, which inhibit harmful bacteria They may… Read More

Krista Seraydar, DVM
Oct 29, 2020

Cushing’s disease—also known as hypercortisolism and hyperadrenocorticism—is a serious disease that most affects middle-aged and senior dogs. It can be serious if left untreated. Here’s what you need to know about Cushing’s disease in dogs—from types and symptoms to… Read More