Shelby Loos, DVM
Jul 01, 2020

Is one human year equal to seven “dog years” when it comes to a dog’s age? Recent studies have shown that this isn’t exactly true. We all want our dogs to live forever, and we want to know how our dog’s age relates to human years. So what are dog years, and how do you… Read More

Christina Fernandez, DVM, DACVECC
Jun 30, 2020

Foxtail plants are a weed-type grass that can cause serious problems for dogs. Flourishing in the summer months, the seeds from these annoying weeds are designed to burrow into the ground. If they attach to your pet’s coat and burrow into the skin, this can lead to pain,… Read More

Teresa Manucy, DVM
Jun 30, 2020

Keeping your dog’s nails trimmed prevents them from dealing with unnecessary pain. Cutting or filing your dog’s nails regularly should be a routine part of dog grooming, but for many dogs, having their nails clipped can be extremely stressful. Here’s a guide for dog nail… Read More

Shelby Loos, DVM
Jun 30, 2020

Dog vaccinations are critical to ensure the health and longevity of young puppies as they grow into adult dogs and become seniors. They are the safest and most cost-effective way to protect your dog from infectious preventable diseases. The science behind canine… Read More

Heather Hoffmann, DVM
Jun 30, 2020

Animals have always formed a special bond with humans. This bond has been useful in training certain animals to assist people with physical and medical disabilities. These service dogs have historically been recognized for their loyalty to their owners, but more recently,… Read More

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