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Liz Bales, VMD
Aug 06, 2019

Now, more than ever, pet parents think of their dogs and cats as members of the family. So it comes as no surprise that they are giving a lot of thought and attention to the handling of their pet’s end-of-life care. If your pet’s quality of life is declining, or you know… Read More

PetMD Editorial
Jul 17, 2019

Reviewed and updated for accuracy on July 17, 2019 by Dr. Hanie Elfenbein, DVM, PhD A change in routine or exposure to loud or new noises, among many other causes, can bring about significant changes in your pet’s behavior. Behavioral changes are a good indication that your… Read More

Liz Bales, VMD
Jun 12, 2019

I am so glad you asked. Why? Because rabies is a viral disease that is almost always fatal once symptoms appear, and proper vaccination is the best and only way to keep you and your dog safe. There is no test that can be done on a living person or an animal to tell if they… Read More

Natalie Stilwell, DVM, MS, PhD
Jun 12, 2019

Vaccination is important for preventing serious diseases from affecting your dog. But why give your pet five shots when they could get what they need in one? For dogs, several of the most common vaccines are typically given together in a single shot that’s known as the DHPP… Read More

Sarah Wooten, DVM
May 23, 2019

Have you ever noticed that when you are feeling fearful, your dog becomes more attentive and clingy? Have you also noticed that your dog may behave differently around people who like dogs versus people who are afraid of dogs? Dogs have an incredible sense of smell, but can… Read More

PetMD Editorial
May 22, 2019

Why do some dogs bark more than others? Maybe your neighbor’s dog barks nonstop when he’s gone, or maybe your dog barks at every breeze, shadow or whisper. And then there are dogs that hardly ever make a peep. You might love your dog unconditionally, but a dog that barks at… Read More