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Hector Joy, DVM
Jul 31, 2020

Howling is a form of communication, and it’s an innate behavior that can be seen in all canine species. While the most famous howling canine is the wolf, it’s not uncommon to see dogs howling as well. Wolves use howling to identify themselves to other wolves, to ward off… Read More

Ellen Malmanger, DVM
Jul 31, 2020

Fleas and ticks aren’t just gross—they’re dangerous. Both can carry diseases that can affect your dog, and they can put people at risk as well. Anyone who has had to tackle a flea infestation or pull ticks off of their dog knows how important it is to use a quality flea and… Read More

Amanda Simonson, DVM
Jul 31, 2020

Managing incontinence in a dog can be frustrating. You keep finding and having to clean up dog pee in the house, and you may even start to feel angry or upset. But here’s the good news: Understanding the causes and seeking treatment can lead to the best outcome for your pet… Read More

Shelby Loos, DVM
Jul 31, 2020

Reverse sneezing in dogs can be alarming if you have never experienced it before, but luckily, it’s not quite as scary as it sounds. Reverse sneezing occurs primarily in dogs and much less frequently in cats. Here’s what you need to know about reverse dog sneezing and what… Read More

Wailani Sung, MS, PhD, DVM, DACVB
Jul 31, 2020

Is your new puppy biting everything they can get their mouths on? Why do puppies bite so much when they are young? Is it normal, or should you be trying to stop your puppy from biting you? Here’s a breakdown of puppy biting behavior and what you can do to keep your puppy… Read More

Tiffany Tupler, DVM
Jul 30, 2020

Arthritis in dogs is a condition that causes joint pain, and one thatwill afflict most dogs as they age. Watching your best friend get older is never fun, but there are some things you can do around your home and in collaboration with your veterinarian to help dogs with… Read More