Intestinal Issues in Dogs

Intestinal Issues in dogs arise from a variety of sources, and can be food, object or microbial related.  It’s common for owners to buy toys or treats for their pets, while rarely considering the complications that could arise from them.  “Many pets come into our hospital due to complications arising from foreign objects in their

Worms in Dogs, Intestinal Parasites

Intestinal parasites are parasites that live inside the host animal’s gastrointestinal tract. Examples include worms, like roundworms, whipworms, hookworms, tapeworms and protozoa, such as, giardia and coccidia.

Most Common Vet Visits: Vomiting, Diarrhea, Intestinal Upset

Your dog may vomit simply because they’ve eaten something too fast or because it just doesn’t agree with them.  However, vomiting can also be an indicator for something far more serious: your dog may have swallowed something toxic…

Most Common Vet Visits: Atopic or Allergic Dermatitis

Atopic dermatitis in dogs (allergic dermatitis, canine atopy) is a hypersensitivity or over-reaction to a variety of commonplace and otherwise harmless substances in the environment. These allergens include plant pollens, house dust mites, or mold spores. Most allergic dogs begin to show signs between one and three years of age.