Michael Kearley, DVM
Jun 30, 2020

Do dogs have periods? No—at least not like humans do. Dogs do not menstruate and are only receptive to mating when actively in heat. Do dogs go through menopause? No; dogs can become pregnant throughout their entire lives. There’s no short answer to explain the reproductive… Read More

Leigh Burkett, DVM
Jun 30, 2020

Have you noticed that your dog’s ears smell? This can actually be a sign of a problem in your dog’s ears, from ear wax buildup to ear infections. Here’s what you need to know about smelly ears in dogs, from what causes the smell to tips for cleaning and preventing ear… Read More

Leslie Gillette, DVM
Jun 30, 2020

One of the most common concerns that you may face as a dog owner is whether or not your dog has worms. As gross as that thought may be, intestinal worms are pretty common. Here’s what you need to know about worms in dogs: how to tell if your dog has worms, how dogs get… Read More

Leigh Burkett, DVM
Jun 30, 2020

Does your dog or puppy itch, scratch, chew, or lick themselves excessively? These are all signs that your dog may have allergies. Allergies are common in dogs—in fact, they are one of the top reasons for veterinary appointments. Dog allergy symptoms more commonly affect the… Read More

Jennifer Grota, DVM
Jun 08, 2020

Water is essential to life. It has even been called the most important nutrient with regards to survival. It’s very important for your dog to drink enough water to stay hydrated and healthy. What if your dog is not drinking enough water? Here’s how to calculate how much… Read More

Kelly Sulik, DVM
Jun 01, 2020

Heartworm prevention has become a standard of preventive care for pets in the United States. However, more than 1 million pets in the US are believed to be heartworm positive, and that number is growing. Although some parts of the country are more severely affected than… Read More