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Sandra C. Mitchell, DVM, DABVP
Oct 04, 2021

The life of a dog seems like such a leisurely experience. Get out of bed, go outside to relieve yourself, come in, have a snack, and go back to bed. Then wake up, go outside again, have dinner, and then go back to bed for another nap. While this may seem like a lot of time… Read More

Melissa Boldan, DVM
Sep 30, 2021

Dogs’ stomachs make noises just like ours. Whether it’s growling, rumbling, or gurgling, a noisy dog stomach can mean a number of things. Often, it simply means your dog is hungry and their stomach is empty. Occasionally, the rumbling means they’ve just had a big meal and… Read More

Teresa Manucy, DVM
Sep 27, 2021

You may have noticed sudden, brief twitching at some point while your dog was sleeping and wondered if they were dreaming or even expressing some type of discomfort. These involuntary movements—where a dog is twitching in their sleep—only occur during dream states and… Read More

Sandra C. Mitchell, DVM, DABVP
Aug 31, 2021

Ever been bumped by your dog’s wet, cold nose and wondered why it always seem to be that way? Or have you felt that your dog’s nose was warm and dry and debated whether that meant they were getting sick? Here’s everything you need to know about your dog’s nose, from why it’… Read More

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Christina Fernandez, DVM, DACVECC
Jul 27, 2021

A dog’s gallbladder plays an important role in the general process of digestion and metabolism. The gallbladder is associated with the liver, which aids your dog’s metabolism and helps remove toxins from their body. The gallbladder assists the liver by storing its digestive… Read More

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Christina Fernandez, DVM, DACVECC
Jul 27, 2021

If your dog has dental disease, their veterinarian may recommend a complete oral health evaluation under anesthesia. Because your pet will be asleep, your vet can more easily evaluate the full extent of your dog’s oral cavity health and determine the care that’s needed,… Read More