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.

Arthritis & Osteoarthritis in Dogs

Arthritis & Osteoarthritis in Dogs – Hearing that your dog has arthritis or osteoarthritis can be devastating, because we know that it is a progressive, degenerative disease that worsens over time.  By the majority of estimates, 20% of all dogs…

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.

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Ear infections in Dogs

Ear infections are incredibly common in dogs.  In fact, as many as 20 percent of dogs have some form of ear disease, at any time.  However, most ear infections go undiagnosed or ignored, with the hope that it might heal on it’s own.