Treating Ear Infections in Dogs

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Treating Ear Infections in Dogs

Ear infections are one of the most common problems vets see in their offices. Yep, we’ve been down that road several times with Haley. It begins with the ear scratching, then the frequent flapping noise when she shakes her head, and of course, there’s the yucky smell emanating from her ears. So many dogs suffer with these symptoms, but what … Read More

Is Apoquel Safe for Dogs With Allergies?

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Is Apoquel Safe for Dogs?

It’s springtime and for many people and their dogs, it means the return of allergy season. Haley’s had allergies issues throughout her life but her symptoms have gotten worse now that she’s older and our usual method of treatment (Benadryl and self help strategies) no longer keep the itching, licking and scratching under control. After reading rave reviews about the … Read More

The Psychology of Giving Your Dog a Pill

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The Psychology of Giving Your Dog a Pill

Do you have trouble giving your dog a pill? Unless it’s one of the chewable, beef-flavored pills, a lot of dogs will separate the tasty food from the pill with Houdini-like skill, swallow the food and eject the pill onto the floor. And, good luck trying to fool your dog a second time, right? If you’re like me, you’ve probably … Read More

Our Success with Adequan for Arthritis

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Our Success With Adequan for Arthritis

I’m so excited to share this post with you! You see, I’ve been a little worried about Haley for the past year. She’s always been a very energetic and athletic dog but after recovering from a stretched CCL (similar to a human’s ACL) two years ago, she hasn’t been quite the same. Her CCL healed and tightened back up, but … Read More

How to Get Rid of Your Dog’s Bad Breath

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How to Get Rid of Your Dog's Bad Breath

Yesterday I posted What Causes Your Dog’s Bad Breath? Now, you’re probably wondering what you can do about it, right? I won’t keep you in suspense any longer, here’s what you need to know about how to get rid of your dog’s bad breath. If your dog has persistent bad breath, you should first see your vet to determine the … Read More