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

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

How To Stop Your Dog From Barking

Posted by Morgan Tamez on Aug 13, 2019 9:49:50 AM

 

It is only natural for dogs to make some noise from time to time. After all, barking is an essential part of how a dog communicates with the world, its owner, as well as other dogs. While no one..

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Topics: 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

Outdoor Pet Safety

Posted by Morgan Tamez on May 23, 2019 2:52:39 PM

As much as we like to think of our pets as one of us, at the end of the day they are all animals. That is to say, they love to be outdoors and play in their natural habitat. The outdoors is a..

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Topics: Pet Care, Cats, Dogs

The Life of a Thera-puppy

Posted by Morgan Tamez on Apr 25, 2019 10:11:01 AM

Everyone knows that dogs are a man’s best friend. Even the sight of a cute little puppy can greatly brighten someone’s mood, no matter how their day is going. Even though all dogs have this..

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Topics: Pet Care, 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

Pet Poison Prevention

Posted by Morgan Tamez on Mar 6, 2019 10:11:47 AM

Living with a pet can be one of the best experiences a person can have. Of course, having a dog or a cat live with you isn’t all just fun and games. A pet that lives its life surrounded by human..

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Topics: Pet Care, Cats, Dogs

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