Heather Hoffmann, DVM
Sep 01, 2020

Small dogs have become increasingly popular due to their compact size. However, we need to consider that, due to their smaller size, they have specific nutritional needs and a genetic predisposition to certain health problems. If cared for properly, small dog breeds can… Read More

Krista Seraydar, DVM
Sep 01, 2020

If you have a large dog or are thinking of adopting a large-breed dog, you’ll need to take a few special considerations into account. These include common health issues found in large dog breeds, their specific nutritional needs, and their physical activity requirements.… Read More

Laura Dayton, DVM
Aug 11, 2020

Heartworm disease is not a new problem for dogs and cats, but it certainly has lots of myths and misunderstandings that surround it. These are a few of the major questions: “Can humans get heartworms from dogs? Are heartworms contagious to other dogs?” This article will… Read More

Wailani Sung, MS, PhD, DVM, DACVB
Jul 31, 2020

If you’ve seen your dog experience tremors throughout their body, you might be wondering, why is my dog shaking? When we talk about shaking in dogs, we don’t mean the whole-body shake that you see when a dog shakes their body to dry off after they’ve had a bath or been in… Read More

Sophia Catalano, DVM
Jul 31, 2020

Panting can be a normal behavior for a dog, but it can also signal an underlying medical issue. So how do you know when your dog’s panting is a sign that something’s wrong? Here’s what you need to know about dog panting. What Causes Dog Panting? Here are some common reasons… Read More

Hector Joy, DVM
Jul 31, 2020

Howling is a form of communication, and it’s an innate behavior that can be seen in all canine species. While the most famous howling canine is the wolf, it’s not uncommon to see dogs howling as well. Wolves use howling to identify themselves to other wolves, to ward off… Read More