Soft Palate Surgery for Dogs: FAQ with Our Veterinarian
We see our share of brachycephalic breeds in our veterinary practice. After all, Pugs, Boston Terriers, and other flat-faced breeds are cute and cuddly. But the... Read more.
Does Your Dog Have a Swollen Butt? Dr. Guise Explains
Every once in a while in practice I’d have a client schedule an appointment because their dog had a swollen butt. When I examined their pooch, I would take ti... Read more.
Nasal Infections in Dogs: Types of Infections and What to Do
Several years ago, my husband and I adopted a rescue dog from the southern United States. It didn’t take long for our other dog to develop congestion from bac... Read more.
8 Best Ways to Support Your Dog’s Joints – by Dr. Guise
At least one in four dogs is likely to suffer from arthritis pain at some point in life. So, it’s no surprise that I regularly advised clients about joint sup... Read more.
Top Causes for Dog Sneezing and Wheezing & What to Do
“Doc, my dog is making a whistling noise when he breathes. What should I do?” When I got calls like this from my pet parents I would explain that whistling ... Read more.
Ticks on Dogs, Tick Scabs and Bites (With Pictures): When Ticks Become an Issue
Living and working in the midwestern United States, I’ve seen my share of tick scabs on dogs. When clients in my veterinary practice called me asking what to ... Read more.
Brown or Black Discharge From a Dog’s Ear: Our Vet Explains
Many times in practice, I had owners bring their dogs in because they noticed brown or black gunk in their dog’s ears. Each time, I explained the goop indicat... Read more.
Crusty Scabs on Dogs: Top Causes and What To Do [Vet Advice]
I saw my share of skin problems when I was in practice, and crusty scabs on dogs were among them. Whenever an owner brought their pooch in for crusty black or y... Read more.
Best Eye Patches for Dogs With a Missing Eye
Dogs can lose eyes for a variety of reasons including injury, infections, and cancer. When your veterinarian needs to surgically remove your pup’s eye, the so... Read more.
Dog’s Stomach is Gurgling But Dog is Acting Normally
In the still of the night, you hear it. Your dog’s stomach is gurgling and making funny sounds. Should you be concerned? The reality is that there are s... Read more.