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Bark n Wag 15 Minute Vet Talk

Aug 17, 2019

Actress and animal lover Kate Walsh knows first-hand that dogs can be “off their game” because of allergic itching, which can get in the way of dogs doing what they love. When her dog Rosie was diagnosed with allergies, Kate learned that scratching can be more than just an itch and can lead to more serious...

Aug 3, 2019

Several years ago, local Boston resident Ryan DeRoche was in a mountain bike accident that resulted in a severe spinal cord injury and left him with little to no use of his arms and legs. His life changed in an instant. But through Massachusetts-based National Education for Assistance Dog Services (NEADS), Ryan was...

Jul 25, 2019


From not be dumb with your dog

Every year, dogs suffer and die when their guardians make the mistake of leaving them in a parked car—even for “just a minute”—while they run an errand. Parked cars are deathtraps for dogs: On a 78-degree day, the temperature inside a parked car can soar to 100 degrees...

Jun 16, 2019

Dear Polly, 

I'll be hosting my next Animals and Emotions webinar next Wednesday, June 19th at 6 PM PST

Learn How to Comfort Your Pet During Stressful Events - Including 4th of July Fireworks!

Do you have pets or animals where you: Wonder how are they feeling - physically and emotionally? Wonder what...

Jun 10, 2019


Ectoparasites are organisms that live on the outside of an animal. Ticks are fairly common ectoparasites of dogs (and cats). How often you see ticks on your dog and how severe a tick assault will be depends on the region of the country in which you live, the time of year (tick activity varies in warm and cool...