Dog Care Center - Care

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

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

Cathy Meeks, MS, DVM, DACVIM
Jul 30, 2020

Dog fevers are defined by having a higher-than-normal body temperature, and they have a variety of causes. So how can you tell if your dog has a fever? How do you take their temperature, and what’s considered a fever in dogs? What causes dog fevers and how do you treat them… Read More

Leslie Gillette, DVM
Jul 30, 2020

One of the best ways to keep your new puppy happy and make the transition into your home less stressful is to provide lots of age-appropriate puppy teething toys. Chew toys can help your puppy stay active, engaged, and out of trouble. When choosing the best and safest puppy… Read More

Christina Fernandez, DVM, DACVECC
Jun 30, 2020

Foxtail plants are a weed-type grass that can cause serious problems for dogs. Flourishing in the summer months, the seeds from these annoying weeds are designed to burrow into the ground. If they attach to your pet’s coat and burrow into the skin, this can lead to pain,… Read More