How to Help Dogs with Separation Anxiety

Posted by Chris Vanderhoof, DVM, MPH on Jun 1, 2020 8:00:00 AM

You’re just getting back home from a grocery run. As you walk up to the door, you can hear your young pup howling away inside. At the sound of your keys turning in the lock, the howling stops...

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Topics: Pet Health

Why Do Dogs Like to Pee on Things (Like Fire Hydrants)

Posted by Chris Vanderhoof, DVM, MPH on May 18, 2020 8:00:00 AM

Ask almost any pup parent and they’ll tell you their pooch takes a special interest in being outside. There’s apparently all kinds of interesting smells, sounds, things to see...and things to pee..

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Topics: Pet Health

Why is Dog Pee Killing Grass on My Lawn?

Posted by Chris Vanderhoof, DVM, MPH on May 4, 2020 10:00:00 AM

 

It’s spring! It’s that time of year when many, including myself, get down and dirty with the gardening gloves, start pulling weeds, trim last year’s dead growth, and plant all kinds of wonderful..

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Topics: Pet Health

A Hairy Situation: Helping Cats with Hairballs

Posted by Chris Vanderhoof, DVM, MPH on Apr 20, 2020 8:00:00 AM

 

If you’re a cat parent, you know all too well that singular feeling when you’re walking barefoot through the house and your foot comes to rest on something small, soft, squishy, and wet. You..

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Topics: Pet Health

The Horrible Dog Hot Spot: 5 Causes and Treatment Tips

Posted by Chris Vanderhoof, DVM, MPH on Apr 6, 2020 8:00:00 AM

It’s a warm summer day.

 

When taking your pooch out for a walk yesterday, you noticed your beloved pup scratching at something on his neck, but you didn’t really see much there.

 

But you get..

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Topics: Pet Supplements and Vitamins

How Do Cats Know to Use the Litter Box?

Posted by Morgan Tamez on Mar 16, 2020 8:00:00 AM

Are you a new cat owner that’s worried about getting the right food, bed, and above all, a litterbox? Many people worry how long it can take to litter train a cat when they are first home...

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Topics: Cats

Why Does My Dog Eat Poop?

Posted by Chris Vanderhoof, DVM, MPH on Mar 3, 2020 8:20:49 AM

Let’s talk for a few minutes about a dirty little secret.

 

In fact, it’s literally “dirty”. And chances are you probably try to keep it a secret, concerned something might be wrong with your..

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Topics: Pet Care

How to Train a Puppy to Potty: 5 Tips You Need to Know

Posted by Chris Vanderhoof, DVM, MPH on Feb 24, 2020 7:22:51 AM

Having a new puppy takes patience, time, and dedication. And a lot of this time and patience is dedicated to training.

 

So, it can be super disheartening to spend so much time teaching your new..

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Topics: Pet Health

How Much Water Should a Puppy Drink?

Posted by Chris Vanderhoof, DVM, MPH on Feb 10, 2020 8:00:00 AM
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Topics: Pet Care

Glucosamine and Chondroitin: How Much to Use and When?

Posted by Chris Vanderhoof, DVM, MPH on Jan 27, 2020 8:00:00 AM
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Topics: Dogs, Pet Supplements and Vitamins