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Tiffany Tupler, DVM
Jul 30, 2020

If you’ve adopted an adult or senior dog, you may assume that he is potty trained but find out otherwise when you get home. Don’t stress—potty training an older dog is possible. So how do you start? When it comes to potty training methods, crate training for older dogs can… Read More

Cathy Meeks, MS, DVM, DACVIM
Jul 30, 2020

Dog fevers are defined by having a higher-than-normal body temperature, and they have a variety of causes. So how can you tell if your dog has a fever? How do you take their temperature, and what’s considered a fever in dogs? What causes dog fevers and how do you treat them… Read More

Shelby Loos, DVM
Jul 30, 2020

Puppies are constantly learning, whether it’s from their environment, from socializing with people or other animals, or from direct training. This creates a critical foundation that will set the stage for their adulthood. Providing puppies with the appropriate socialization… Read More

Leslie Gillette, DVM
Jul 30, 2020

One of the best ways to keep your new puppy happy and make the transition into your home less stressful is to provide lots of age-appropriate puppy teething toys. Chew toys can help your puppy stay active, engaged, and out of trouble. When choosing the best and safest puppy… Read More

Amanda Ardente, DVM, PhD
Jul 30, 2020

Can dogs eat nuts? They might seem like a perfectly sized, tasty treat option for your dog, but are nuts safe? Here’s some insight on whether you can give nuts to dogs and the risks that you should be aware of. Can Dogs Have Nuts? Are They Safe? Many of the nuts we have in… Read More

Christina Fernandez, DVM, DACVECC
Jul 30, 2020

Have you ever wondered what the world looks like through your dog’s eyes, or thought about whether dogs can see all colors of the rainbow? Have you ever pondered the question, “Are dogs color blind?” You are not alone. Dog color blindness and dog color vision have been… Read More