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Chris Pinard
May 30,2018

If your pet has recently been diagnosed with a canine cancer, you have probably been doing your own research about the array of treatment options available. Through your research, you may have come across cancer vaccines for dogs either in the literature or online. The goal of this article is to… Read More

Wailani Sung, MS, PhD, DVM, DACVB
May 22,2018

When we brought our puppy home several years ago, I worried that my adult dog would not like the puppy, and that my puppy would not bond with my older dog. Thankfully both dogs got along beautifully. Poe followed his big brother, Revan, around and mimicked the older dog’s behavior. When we brought… Read More

Sarah Wooten, DVM
May 16,2018

Many people know about cat scratch fever, but can a dog scratch be just as dangerous? Although you are less likely to contract severe illness from a dog scratch, there is still a possibility of it happening. If you are scratched by a dog, here’s what you need to know. Potential Infections Can Occur… Read More

JoAnna Pendergrass, DVM
May 07,2018

Dogs hold a special place in our hearts and families. We celebrate their birthdays, take extra effort in keeping them happy and healthy, and even lean on them for emotional support when life gets tough. As much as we love our dogs, we know that, at some point, we will inevitably experience the pain… Read More

Wailani Sung, MS, PhD, DVM, DACVB
Apr 23,2018

Dogs have been used in various ways to provide comfort and support for humans. Whether they provide emotional support to a single person or act as a therapy dog for hospital patients or victims of a traumatic event like a natural disaster, people often find that they can escape a certain moment in… Read More

Hanie Elfenbein, DVM
Apr 12,2018

Having a pet as part of your family has many well-documented health benefits. Some are specific to cats, while others are particular to dogs. One of the downsides of having a pet is the increased need to clean. Even the most fastidious pets leave their hair wherever they rest. But pediatrician and… Read More

JoAnna Pendergrass, DVM
Apr 06,2018

With the start of spring, we can finally breathe a sigh of relief that the tight grip of winter has finally given way to warmer temperatures. However, with warmer temperatures comes the nuisance of fleas for our beloved cats. Cat fleas (Ctenocephalides felis) are tiny external parasites that cause… Read More