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PetMD Editorial
May 03, 2020

Reviewed and updated on May 3, 2020 by Katie Grzyb, DVM In this article: What Makes a Good Family Dog? Setting Up a Meet and Greet 5 Questions to Ask When Choosing a Family Dog List of Top Family Dogs What Makes a Good Family Dog? To determine which dog is best for your… Read More

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Katy Nelson, DVM
Apr 27, 2020

Last updated 5/13 We’ve all been glued to the news, watching the number of COVID-19 cases around the world grow exponentially. We’ve seen extraordinary acts of bravery and kindness from first responders, retired healthcare workers, veterinarians, truck drivers, grocery… Read More

Monica Tarantino, DVM
Mar 24, 2020

Tylenol is an anti-fever and pain medication that we usually take, but is it safe to use for dogs? This over-the-counter (OTC) medication frequently makes the ASPCA's Animal Poison Control Center’s list of top 10 causes of poisonings in dogs and cats. Tylenol can lead… Read More

Jennifer Coates, DVM
Mar 24, 2020

When you or a family member have mild to moderate pain associated with a headache, arthritis, or a muscle strain, do you reach for ibuprofen? A lot of people do—it’s (relatively) safe, inexpensive, and available almost everywhere. But what should you do when their dog is in… Read More

Monica Tarantino, DVM
Feb 24, 2020

Pedialyte is an electrolyte solution that can be given to children or adults with mild diarrhea or dehydration. It can help rehydrate and replenish electrolytes, which often makes a sick person with mild dehydration feel better. So if your dog is suffering from the same… Read More

PetMD Editorial
Nov 12, 2019

Reviewed for accuracy on November15, 2019, by Dr. Katie Grzyb, DVM Nothing brings on the holly jollies like sharing the celebrations with a new puppy. However, it’s important to remember that puppies are as mischievous as they are adorable. Perhaps more than any other… Read More