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

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

5 Tips to Manage Seasonal Dog Shedding

Posted by Chris Vanderhoof, DVM, MPH on Apr 11, 2019 6:56:45 AM

I am asked often by pup parents if there’s some way to keep their pooch from shedding. But you can’t stop dog shedding from happening, and you shouldn’t try, because this is a healthy process all..

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Topics: Pet Care, Dogs

Dog Scooting 101: 5 Causes and How to Help Your Pup

Posted by Chris Vanderhoof, DVM, MPH on Mar 23, 2019 6:00:00 AM

It’s that scenario many of us are familiar with. It might be at home (typically when friends or family are visiting), maybe it’s on a walk through the neighborhood, or at the dog park. Your pup..

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Topics: Dogs, Pet Health

Why Spay or Neuter Your Dog or Cat? Here’s 5 Important Reasons

Posted by Chris Vanderhoof, DVM, MPH on Feb 28, 2019 7:47:04 AM

So you’ve got that new puppy or kitten and you’ve been agonizing over getting him or her “fixed” and when. Perhaps your breeder has told you one thing and your next door neighbor has told you..

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Topics: Cats, Dogs, Pet Health