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Katie Grzyb, DVM
Oct 26, 2021

Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) in humans has become more widely diagnosed over the past decade, with new resources dedicated to identifying and treating ASD in ever-younger children. This increase in attention to ASD in the human world has led to questions about autism in… Read More

Kasey Stopp, DVM, CVA
Sep 29, 2021

You may love your dog, but not all of us like “kisses” from our furry canine friends. Most pet parents believe their dogs lick them to show affection, but why do dogs really lick us? Does it mean something different if your dog licks your face, hands, ears, or feet? Why Do… Read More

Kasey Stopp, DVM, CVA
Sep 28, 2021

Has your dog ever stopped in the middle of a walk to point their nose to the sky and lick the air? Do they ever lick at the air briefly after eating a meal or enjoying a treat? Or maybe you hit the perfect itchy spot on your pup, and they licked at the air while you… Read More

Kasey Stopp, DVM, CVA
Sep 28, 2021

Dogs can find lots of ways to embarrass us with their behavior—from digging our underwear out of the hamper to display for guests to barking incessantly at neighbors slowly making their way along the sidewalk in front of our house. But no behavior is quite as awkward as… Read More

Stephanie Howe, DVM
Sep 22, 2021

You may have been surfing the internet and stumbled across a hilarious video of a pug urinating while doing a handstand. While this is indeed funny, it is actually one of 12 distinct elimination postures dogs use while peeing. The handstand, among some of the more popular… Read More

Brittany Grenus, DVM
Sep 22, 2021

One of the biggest misconceptions about dogs is that a wagging tail means the dog is friendly. While it certainly can mean this, there are a multitude of reasons dogs wag their tails. At the most basic level, a wagging tail simply means the dog is ready or willing to… Read More