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  • Why is My Dog Excessively Licking His Paws?

    Why is My Dog Excessively Licking His Paws?

    Paw licking is a common behavior in dogs, but a healthy dog should not excessively paw lick, and a history of excessive licking could be a red flag for a more serious problem. While it’s true they might simply be grooming themselves, paw chewing could indicate something more going on if they are doing it […] More

  • Coronavirus and Dogs: Everything You Need to Know

    Coronavirus and Dogs: Everything You Need to Know

    What do we know? What should we be doing? As the pandemic develops, here’s the current scoop on dog-related issues. And no, your dog doesn’t need a mask. Seriously. Until recently, most of us were probably not that tuned into what a virus was, or did. Now, the pandemic kicked off by Covid-19, a novel […] More

  • Choosing the Best Dog Food Before Your Dog Gets Sick

    Choosing the Best Dog Food Before Your Dog Gets Sick

    You’ve just returned from the veterinarian’s office and are completely overwhelmed—your beloved 10-year-old Dachshund, Cody, has been diagnosed with diabetes. Your veterinarian told you that Cody is very sick, and that if he doesn’t stay on the proper diet, he could die. You never realized how important your dog’s diet and weight were to his […] More

  • On the Autism Spectrum? Get a Dog.

    On the Autism Spectrum? Get a Dog.

    If you want a friend, get a dog. That comment was originally intended as a joke, but if you happen to be one of the millions of Americans on the autism spectrum, it could be the greatest piece of advice you’ll ever receive, says Annie Bowes, DVM. Bowes, a veterinarian in Post Falls, Idaho, has […] More