Ear Disease in Dogs

Ear Disease in Dogs

Article by Jon Hardy | Article Featured on Veterinary Expert

Ear disease is a very common problem in dogs, and most vets working in practice will diagnose it on a daily basis. A dog’s ear canal is an L-shaped tube lined by skin and it culminates at the deepest part with the ear drum. The ear flap (pinna) and canal help to funnel sound waves down to the ear drum for normal hearing to occur. Ear disease in dogs can affect one or both of the ears and can occur in conjunction with skin disease at other body sites too. For this reason, vets frequently examine the whole body even though the ears seem to be the main problem.

Continue reading Ear Disease in Dogs

A Common Sense Approach to NSAIDs and Your Pet’s Pain Management

Article Featured on Vetstreet.com

Anytime you can relieve your pet’s pain, it’s a big relief for you, too. Thankfully, veterinary medicine offers more ways to do that than ever before. In fact, non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, or NSAIDs, are the most common pain medications prescribed for pets today.

Continue reading A Common Sense Approach to NSAIDs and Your Pet’s Pain Management

Helping your dog recover after surgery – the 10 best things you can do

Helping your dog recover after surgery - the 10 best things you can do

Article Featured on Assisi Animal Health

Surgery can be scary for pets and owners.  The recovery process is usually simple, but the first few days and weeks after surgery require special care for your dog.  For your dog to recover quickly after surgery, here are 10 simple things you can do to help.

Continue reading Helping your dog recover after surgery – the 10 best things you can do

Match Your Dog’s Breed Type to the Right Exercise

Match Your Dog's Breed Type to the Right Exercise

By DR. MARTY BECKER DVM | Article Featured on Vetstreet.com

I’ve always been an active person, so I admit I never felt I had to exercise. I didn’t need a gym; we live on a ranch, and I happily tackle my chores, which has always given me both a mental and physical break from sitting in my home office.

Continue reading Match Your Dog’s Breed Type to the Right Exercise

Important Pet Cancer FAQs with Answers

Important Pet Cancer FAQs with Answers

Article Featured on FetchaCure.org

FETCH would like to recognize Texas A&M University, College of Veterinary Medicine, and the University of Pennsylvania, Matthew J. Ryan Veterinary Hospital for contributing content for our list of frequently asked questions.

Continue reading Important Pet Cancer FAQs with Answers

Beware the Biting, Stinging Insects of Summer

Beware the Biting, Stinging Insects of Summer

BY DR. TINA WISMER DVM, DABVT, DABT | Article Featured on Vetstreet.com

Summertime often means more time outside…and also more bees, wasps, hornets and other bugs that bite and sting and can make life miserable not just for us, but also our pets.

Continue reading Beware the Biting, Stinging Insects of Summer

5 Simple Ways to Improve Your Dogs Life

5 Simple Ways to Improve Your Dogs Life

Continue reading 5 Simple Ways to Improve Your Dogs Life

Plants That Are Poisonous to Cats

Plants That Are Poisonous to Cats

Have you wondered about what plants are poisonous to cats? Plants can add a certain ambiance to your home, and some are even great for cats to chew on or hide in. But quite a few are toxic to cats and can be deadly. Here is a list of some common houseplants that are toxic to cats.

Continue reading Plants That Are Poisonous to Cats

What Should You Expect If You Adopt A Senior Dog?

What Should You Expect If You Adopt A Senior Dog?

Article by Paige Towers | Featured on Barkpost

If you’re thinking about adopting a dog, don’t overlook the senior dogs patiently waiting for homes. Shelters are often filled with them. Although many people lean towards adopting or buying a puppy or young dog, older dogs also have many wonderful qualities. As well, like all dogs, senior dogs deserve a safe and loving home.

Continue reading What Should You Expect If You Adopt A Senior Dog?

How to Take Care of a Dog with a Broken Leg

How to Take Care of a Dog with a Broken Leg

It’s upsetting to see your dog in pain. Limping, whining, yelping and other signs that your dog is hurting will make you want to take steps to comfort him and help his pain right then and there. But if his leg is broken, trying to examine or treat his injury on your own could only make things worse. A veterinarian can better determine the seriousness of the injury and determine whether the broken leg requires treatment.

Continue reading How to Take Care of a Dog with a Broken Leg