Dog Breeding Checklist

You’re quite certain that your dog is the most perfect creature to ever walk the earth, and you’d love to have another one just like them. You decide that the logical next step is to find them a partner and plan for puppies. But before you jump in with all paws, consider the magnitude of your decision.

Dr. Melissa Kerns Bio

Dr. Kerns chose to pursue veterinary medicine because she is amazed at the impact animals can have on individuals and families. She believes that people can learn so much from pets, such as how to live in the moment and how to forgive and love unconditionally.

Dr. Shanda Streeter Bio

My practice as a general practitioner presents me with new experiences and opportunities to problem solve each day. Performing physical exams in the comfort of the pet’s normal environment allows me to gather the most accurate information in order to be able to help my patients.

Holiday hazards

Your house may be hazard proof normally, but new hazards present themselves during the holidays.

Dog mobility

Many options exist for dogs with mobility issues.

Why all the lab work?

Lab work reveals a more comprehensive picture of what's going on inside your pet's body.

Why does my pet need an exam?

A physical exam is an opportunity for your veterinarian to uncover a wide range of possible disease processes in their early stages.

Arthritis in pets

Changes in a pet's behavior may indicate arthritis pain. What can pet parents do?

Euthanasia: a difficult decision

Euthanasia is a difficult decision. Resources are available to help you weigh your options.

Euthanasia — the ultimate gift

Dr. Jones explores end-of-life care for your pet.