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Sandra C. Mitchell, DVM, DABVP
Oct 27, 2021

You know the look—it’s beloved by dog parents worldwide. The attentive expression, the upright ears, and yes, the tilted head. Generations of dogs have delighted pet parents with this look, and in many ways, we encourage them to keep doing it with our positive reactions.… Read More

Sandra C. Mitchell, DVM, DABVP
Oct 27, 2021

We’ve all had the experience—you walk to the kitchen to refill your drink, and your little shadow is underfoot. Or you head into the bathroom, only to find a curious nose pushing the door open behind you. Although you surely enjoy your dog’s companionship and may even like… Read More

Katie Grzyb, DVM
Oct 26, 2021

Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) in humans has become more widely diagnosed over the past decade, with new resources dedicated to identifying and treating ASD in ever-younger children. This increase in attention to ASD in the human world has led to questions about autism in… Read More

Kasey Stopp, DVM, CVA
Sep 29, 2021

You may love your dog, but not all of us like “kisses” from our furry canine friends. Most pet parents believe their dogs lick them to show affection, but why do dogs really lick us? Does it mean something different if your dog licks your face, hands, ears, or feet? Why Do… Read More

Kasey Stopp, DVM, CVA
Sep 28, 2021

Has your dog ever stopped in the middle of a walk to point their nose to the sky and lick the air? Do they ever lick at the air briefly after eating a meal or enjoying a treat? Or maybe you hit the perfect itchy spot on your pup, and they licked at the air while you… Read More

Kasey Stopp, DVM, CVA
Sep 28, 2021

Dogs can find lots of ways to embarrass us with their behavior—from digging our underwear out of the hamper to display for guests to barking incessantly at neighbors slowly making their way along the sidewalk in front of our house. But no behavior is quite as awkward as… Read More