6 Sun Safety Suggestions

6 Sun Safety Suggestions

Summer is fast approaching and as we begin to prepare ourselves for the extended hours in the sun we can’t forget about our dogs. Just because dogs have fur doesn’t mean they don’t need protection from the sun. Here are seven ways in which you can help protect your...
7 Medical Causes Behind Weight Gain

7 Medical Causes Behind Weight Gain

Your pet is overweight, and being the conscientious pet owner, you have made the necessary changes to your pet’s diet and activity levels, but your pet is still overweight. In fact, not only is he still overweight, he seems to be gaining more weight. If diet and...
Why Do Dogs Eat Grass?

Why Do Dogs Eat Grass?

  Scavengers ‘R Us Dogs, unlike their catty counterparts, are not carnivores. But they’re not like your garden-variety omnivores, either. For tens of thousands of years, these opportunistic scavengers have devoured anything and everything, as long as...
Is My Dog Vomiting or Regurgitating?

Is My Dog Vomiting or Regurgitating?

Boomer, an adorably effervescent, young Cairn Terrier, was referred to me for vomiting three days in a row. This mischievous little boy raided the kitchen garbage the day before the vomiting began. Neither blood work nor abdominal X-rays, performed by the...