6 Tips to Stop a Dog From Peeing in the House

Posted by Chris Vanderhoof, DVM, MPH on Sep 28, 2020 8:27:28 AM

There may be nothing more frustrating and stressing on the bond shared with a pet than to find a freshly laid urine puddle sitting on the kitchen floor. Or a wet spot on the carpet that you really..

Read More

Topics: Pet Health

Cat UTI's, Bladder Stones, and Blockages

Posted by Chris Vanderhoof, DVM, MPH on Sep 7, 2020 8:00:00 AM

One of the great things about cats is that they are independent and fairly self-sufficient.

Read More

Topics: Cats, Pet Health

Problem with Bad Dog Breath? Here's What to Do

Posted by Chris Vanderhoof, DVM, MPH on Aug 17, 2020 8:00:00 AM

I love dog kisses. Warm, wet tongue licks from my patients indicate a sense of connection and the bond I have with them. 

And, quite frankly, it just brightens my day to get a big lick in the face..

Read More

Topics: Pet Health

12 Essential Vitamins for a Healthy Pup

Posted by Chris Vanderhoof, DVM, MPH on Aug 3, 2020 8:00:00 AM

Vitamins are practically a household term. Many of us take some kind of vitamin, like a multivitamin, everyday. Without question, they’re considered a staple of good health. But what is a vitamin?..

Read More

Topics: Pet Health

The Red, Itchy Ear: What It Means and What to Do

Posted by Chris Vanderhoof, DVM, MPH on Jul 21, 2020 7:49:43 AM

Have you ever flipped up your dog’s ear one day and discovered that it looks red and irritated? Or perhaps she suddenly started scratching one or both of her ears, maybe even rubbing her head on..

Read More

Topics: Pet Health

Helping a Dog Stop Whining

Posted by Morgan Tamez on Jun 15, 2020 8:00:00 AM

Has your dog not grown out of their whining puppy phase? The puppy dog eyes to get a bite of your food is cute the first couple times, but can become tiresome very quickly. So, how can this..

Read More

Topics: Pet Health

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...

Read More

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..

Read More

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..

Read More

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..

Read More

Topics: Pet Health