Sara Bledsoe, DVM, CVA, CHPV
Jun 30, 2020

Kennel cough—also known as canine infectious respiratory disease (CIRD) or infectious tracheobronchitis—is a highly contagious respiratory disease in dogs. It’s typically spread when a healthy dog is exposed to the respiratory secretions of an infected dog. Kennel cough can… 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

Amanda Ardente, DVM, PhD
Jun 30, 2020

You may be considering a raw food diet for your dog for a variety of reasons. Some people want their dog’s food to more closely resemble what their wild ancestors would have eaten (the idea of biologically appropriate raw food). Some believe their dog’s overall health,… Read More

Tiffany Tupler, DVM
Jun 30, 2020

Whether you’re practicing potty training for a new puppy or noticing accidents with an older dog, one thing is certain: that dog urine smell isn’t pleasant. Accidents happen—it’s natural. Practice patience and use positive reinforcement with puppies and dogs that are being… Read More

Ellen Malmanger, DVM
Jun 30, 2020

If your dog has ingested an orange or tangerine or clementine, you may be wondering, “Can dogs eat oranges?” Here’s the good news: Yes, dogs can eat the fleshy part of oranges. While some dogs may not enjoy the acidic taste of this citrus fruit, the fruit of oranges is safe… Read More

Leslie Gillette, DVM
Jun 30, 2020

Yes, dogs can eat fish. Fish may be found as an essential ingredient in nutritionally-balanced commercial dog foods, or introduced as part of a healthy, home-cooked diet plan for your dog. Fish provides a great source of protein, is relatively low in saturated fats, and is… Read More