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Shelby Loos, DVM
Jun 30, 2020

Dog vaccinations are critical to ensure the health and longevity of young puppies as they grow into adult dogs and become seniors. They are the safest and most cost-effective way to protect your dog from infectious preventable diseases. The science behind canine… Read More

Heather Hoffmann, DVM
Jun 30, 2020

Animals have always formed a special bond with humans. This bond has been useful in training certain animals to assist people with physical and medical disabilities. These service dogs have historically been recognized for their loyalty to their owners, but more recently,… Read More

Sara Bledsoe, DVM, CVA, CHPV
Jun 30, 2020

Kennel cough—also known as canine infectious respiratory disease (CIRD) or infectious tracheobronchitis—is a highly contagious respiratory disease in dogs. It’s typically spread when a healthy dog is exposed to the respiratory secretions of an infected dog. Kennel cough can… Read More

Tiffany Tupler, DVM
Jun 30, 2020

Whether you’re practicing potty training for a new puppy or noticing accidents with an older dog, one thing is certain: that dog urine smell isn’t pleasant. Accidents happen—it’s natural. Practice patience and use positive reinforcement with puppies and dogs that are being… Read More

Katy Nelson, DVM
Jun 01, 2020

As someone who worked in the animal ER for many years, I often wondered if dog parks were invented by an emergency vet just to drive in business. Numerous issues were caused by groups of dogs who were wholly unfamiliar with each other sharing a confined space. So many times… Read More

PetMD Editorial
Jun 01, 2020

Reviewed and updated on June 1, 2020 by Dr. Jennifer Coates, DVM Whether we’re hitting the beach, taking the field at a ball game, or simply heading out for a walk, we know that during the summer months, wearing sunscreen is key to our health and safety. But what about our… Read More