27 09, 2017

How Often Should I Take My Dog to the Vet?

By |September 27th, 2017|

Photo by www.audio-luci-store.it/ CC BY They aren’t called “man’s best friend” for nothing. The minute you get your new puppy to the time both you and your dog are old, you want to do your best to care for them and keep them healthy. Nonetheless, between the shots, appointments and products bought for your new [...]

21 09, 2017

What Types of Bladder Stones Are There, Part 2/2

By |September 21st, 2017|

What types of Bladder stones are there? First lets start with struvite! Struvite bladder stones. What does that mean? One of the more common urolith in the dog is composed of magnesium ammonium phosphate hexahydrate "struvite". How did my dog get them? Struvite is a normal component of dog's urine and will remain dissolved as [...]

7 09, 2017

Breed of the Month: The Boxer, a Lovable Family Dog

By |September 7th, 2017|

Personality: Fun-loving, bright, active and loyal Energy Level: Very Active; Boxers are strong, quick, busy dogs who need plenty of exercise; they enjoy challenges, both physical and mental Good with Children: Yes Good with other Dogs: With Supervision Shedding: Seasonal Grooming: Occasional Trainability: Responds Well Height: 23-25 inches (male), 21.5-23.5 inches (female) Weight: 65-80 pounds (male), females are about 15 pounds less than male [...]

3 09, 2017

25 Cool Dog Facts by Petfinder

By |September 3rd, 2017|

Is it a duck…or a dog? The Newfoundland breed has a water resistant coat and webbed feet. This dog was originally bred to help haul nets for fishermen and rescuing people at risk of drowning. It pays to be a lap dog. Three dogs (from First Class cabins!) survived the sinking of the Titanic – two Pomeranians and one Pekingese. Source: Vetstreet [...]

27 08, 2017

Summer Vacation with your Pup!

By |August 27th, 2017|

Summer vacations are the best part about the summer!  As you prepare for your Labor Day plans  if your planning on bringing your furry friend there are a few things you should do ensure everything goes smoothly for both you and them.   Some things to consider BEFORE you head on your summer vacation: Is your destination [...]

22 08, 2017

Bladder Stones in Dogs: Part 1 of 2

By |August 22nd, 2017|

What is a Bladder Stone? Bladder stones (uroliths or cystic calculi) are rock-like formations of minerals that develop in the bladder. There may be a large, single stone or several stones that range in size from sand-like to gravel. It is common for a mixture of both small and large stones to be present. They [...]