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  • Caring For Newborn Puppies
    The Nursing Period The puppies are here! It doesn’t get more exciting than the moments after delivery when you finally get a chance to meet the new litter. How many puppies are there? What colors are they? How many males or females? (Feel free to use WHELPING LOG FORM). It’s a heartwarming … Read moreCaring For Newborn Puppies
  • Puppy Care: Whelping
    WHELPING PREPARATION & GUIDE Download Whelping Chart Witnessing the birth of a litter is exciting, amazing, meaningful, nerve wracking – and maybe a little gross. Dog mamas have been whelping, or giving birth, without our help for thousands of years, and most deliveries require no … Read morePuppy Care: Whelping
  • Diarrhea
    Download & Print Me POOP HAPPENS When to Worry About Your Dog’s Diarrhea It’s not a topic anyone likes to discuss, but if you own a dog, chances are you have found yourself cleaning up a stinky brown puddle more … Read moreDiarrhea
  • Glaucoma
    Download & Print Me Types of Glaucoma Glaucoma is an eye disorder, resulting from increased pressure within the eye caused by an intraocular pressure. This can be extremely painful for the pet and may lead to anatomical or biochemical blindness. … Read moreGlaucoma
  • Laser therapy
    Download & Print Me Laser therapy is an innovative treatment that has gained popularity in recent years as veterinarians discover its benefits for pets. Laser treatment can be used in conjunction with or in place of medication to manage pain, … Read moreLaser therapy
  • Medial Luxating Patella (MLP)
    Download & Print Me The medial luxating patella, commonly called trick knee, is a prevalent problem in toy breed dogs. An owner typically notices a little skip in the dog’s step. The dog may even run on three legs, holding … Read moreMedial Luxating Patella (MLP)
  • Dental Health
    Download & Print Me Dental health Dental health is an important part of your pet’s overall health. Periodontal disease, which can lead to tooth loss, is one of the most common conditions affecting pets, and is a serious problem. If … Read moreDental Health
  • Diabetes
    Download & Print Me So your pet has Diabetes… Diabetes in cats and dogs is a growing problem, with some estimates saying that one in three dogs will develop the disease. Diabetes is a condition in which the body cannot … Read moreDiabetes
  • Cushing’s disease
    Download & Print Me Hyperadrenocorticism(HAC) Cushing’s disease, also known as hyperadrenocorticism (HAC), is a condition in which the adrenal glands (located near the kidneys). It is a complicated disease that often acts more like a syndrome, and is caused by … Read moreCushing’s disease
  • AHDS
    Download & Print Me Acute hemorrhagic diarrhea syndrome (AHDS) is a relatively rare condition in dogs that can be fatal if not treated properly. The disease is characterized by the sudden onset of bloody diarrhea and possibly vomiting, which can … Read moreAHDS
  • All About Vaccines
    We all know the feeling – you get the annual reminder card from us telling you “Spot” is due for vaccinations, many of them include a bunch of weird names … Read moreAll About Vaccines
  • Pancreatitis & Prevention
    Pancreatitis is a painful inflammation of the pancreas that can make pets extremely ill. The pancreas is an abdominal organ located just below the stomach … Read morePancreatitis & Prevention
  • IVDD – What’s This?
    Just like people, pups can develop bad backs – and anything related to a spinal injury or disease makes us cringe. The spine is literally the “backbone” of our being … Read moreIVDD – What’s This?
  • Collapsing Trachea
    Tracheal collapse is a chronic, progressive disease of the trachea, or windpipe, and lower airways. The trachea is a flexible tube … Read moreCollapsing Trachea
  • Renal Disease in Dogs
    Whether your pet is brought in sick or the condition is discovered incidentally, the diagnosis of kidney failure can come as a shock … Read moreRenal Disease in Dogs