Chris Vanderhoof, DVM, MPH

Chris Vanderhoof, DVM, MPH
Chris is a seasoned veterinarian with over 15 years of animal health experience in small animal, large/farm animal, equine, and public health fields.

Recent Posts

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

Keep Your Furry Friend Happy with These 5 Pet Health Tips

Posted by Chris Vanderhoof, DVM, MPH on Jan 13, 2020 8:00:00 AM
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Topics: Pet Health

Clean Dog Ears 101: How to Clean, When to Clean, and When to See a Vet

Posted by Chris Vanderhoof, DVM, MPH on Dec 11, 2019 7:23:04 AM
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Topics: Pet Care

Obesity in Pets: How to Make a Weight Loss Plan

Posted by Chris Vanderhoof, DVM, MPH on Oct 15, 2019 2:43:26 PM

As you might imagine, I’m asked a lot of questions during pet health appointments. But with inquiries ranging from anxiety to dental health, the most popular topics relate to diet and weight.

 

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Topics: Pet Supplements and Vitamins, Pet Health

Why is My Dog Peeing in the House? 8 Urinary Issues in Pets and What to Do

Posted by Chris Vanderhoof, DVM, MPH on Sep 12, 2019 9:28:53 AM

Raising a new puppy is a big undertaking, and potty training especially, can be stressful. When your pup finally gets it and is no longer having accidents in the house, you feel like you’ve..

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Topics: Pet Care

How to Make an Old Dog Feel Like New: Care for Senior Pups

Posted by Chris Vanderhoof, DVM, MPH on Aug 20, 2019 8:50:44 AM

When you’ve spent several years with a special furry friend, it’s really tough to see them start to show signs of their age.

Senior dogs have unique needs that require us to pay closer attention...

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Topics: Pet Care, Dogs

Helping the Lost Get Home: All About Microchipping Pets

Posted by Chris Vanderhoof, DVM, MPH on Jun 21, 2019 2:14:23 PM

It was an early evening in the middle of Summer. I was sitting at my desk at my veterinary hospital writing up some records when one of the assistants approached me and said that one of our..

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Topics: Pet Care, Cats, Dogs