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Bark n Wag 15 Minute Vet Talk

May 22, 2018

I’m Cindy Myers, Animal Listener

 

I would like to share a little about what I do and how I got here working with both animals and two-leggers (humans...you will understand that terminology in a few minutes;)

One of the frequently asked questions I get from my clients and workshop attendees is if I have always...


May 21, 2018

Are Pain Meds for Dogs Safe?

 

By Jennifer Coates, DVM

 

Knowing that a dog is in pain is upsetting. So it's an understandable reaction to want to do something — anything — to provide the dog pain relief as soon as possible.

 

However, as tempting as it may be to reach for an over-the-counter pain medications such...


May 14, 2018

Dogs of both sexes commonly scratch or scrape the ground with their hind paws immediately after defecating. Some dogs also perform this action after urinating. This is a normal behavior -- it's your dog's way of leaving a scent and visual message to other hounds that might pass by...


May 4, 2018

Spring is here, which means both people and their pets are eager to get outside and socialize. Unfortunately, many dog parents may not realize that more puppy playdates mean more opportunities for their pup to get sick from dog flu. In fact, two highly contagious strains of dog flu – H3N8 and H3N2 – have been...


Apr 30, 2018

Broken or Fractured Teeth and Treatment Options

Pets with broken or fractured teeth are an extremely common presentation for veterinarians.  We see at least one case daily, and several weekly.  The large premolar and molar teeth are typically injured from chewing hard objects.  The canine (fang) and incisor teeth are...