What Is Geriatric?
Mar 11, 2022
Many pet parents nowadays have heard people refer to “senior” pets, that term given to animals that have reached an advanced age as it relates to their average lifespan.
Dr. Kristina Baltutis Bio
May 18, 2020
Dr. Kristina Baltutis graduated from North Carolina State University College of Veterinary Medicine in 2017. Dr. Kristina is particularly interested in theriogenology...
Dr. April Ward Bio
May 16, 2020
A high school teacher dampened Dr. Ward's dream of being a veterinarian... Finally, she decided to follow her dream, and after several years of hard work, she graduated from NCSU College of Veterinary Medicine.
I “Heart” Worms?
Apr 28, 2020
April also is Heartworm Awareness Month, and every pet parent needs to hear about heartworms and be familiar with the reasons to prevent their invasion into their baby's bodies.
Love The Animals
Apr 09, 2020
April is Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Month, and in this time of added stress and anxiety over our own lives and the economy during the coronavirus pandemic, this topic offers us an opportunity to look beyond ourselves to those creatures who are at our mercy all the time.
Don’t, Spot, Don’t (Eat That)!
Mar 30, 2020
Taste definitely relies on the tongue and taste buds, so it surprises us when our pets eat things like fertilizer or pennies or potpourri. Luckily that stuff isn't toxic (except to our imaginations), but there are so many things that are poisonous to our furry babies that we need to educate ourselves about...
The Prescription for Sweet Kisses
Feb 06, 2020
February is not just for Valentine's Day. It's also a month set aside by the veterinary profession to exalt the benefits of dental health for our pets.
Dog Breeding Checklist
Jul 30, 2019
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.
Nov 05, 2017
Many options exist for dogs with mobility issues.
Signs of dog aggression
Oct 02, 2017
At what point should your dog's protectiveness be considered aggression?
First aid for pet poisoning
Jul 23, 2017
Accidental poisonings are threats to pets. Learn how to avoid and prepare for this danger.
Why does my dog eat grass?
Apr 28, 2016
If you have a dog who nibbles grass, you may have asked yourself this question. Read what researchers have found .
What does a dog see?
Oct 05, 2015
Dogs don't see the world in the same way humans do, but scientists are learning more about the similarities and differences.
Not rocket science, this is dog science
Apr 02, 2015
You know your dog is smart, but now he can go to Duke University, and as Dr. Brian Hare, co-director of the Duke Canine Cognition Center says, it's easy to get into the program and the tuition is free. Yale and other universities are also doing canine research because, let's face it, we want to know what our best friends are thinking.
What you should know about shelter dogs
Mar 03, 2015
You've adopted a shelter dog and that makes you awesome, in my book. You may have also made the eternal solemn promise to your shelter dog. "You will never be abandoned again."
Are you too good to your pet?
Oct 19, 2014
Obesity in pets, both dogs and cats, is rampant. In fact, the percentage of overweight and obese cats is higher at 57.6%, than dogs at 52.6%. How do you know how much to feed your pet?