Thyroid Problems in Dogs [Pictures + Vet Advice]: Hypothyroidism and Hyperthyroidism
An owner brought her Beagle dog in for an exam at my vet’s practice because the Beagle was gaining weight and seemed to tire quickly on short walks. My ex... Read more.
Dog Vaginal Prolapse: FAQ With Our Veterinarian Dr. Liz Guise
I recently received a call from a client with a two-year-old intact bitch who had a pink mass bulging from her vulva. I figured it was a vaginal prolapse. Upon ... Read more.
How To Heal a Dog Prolapse at Home and When To Go To the Vet
When I had a call from a panicked owner about a pink mass bulging from her dog’s hind end, I suspected a prolapse. So, I advised my client to bring her pooch ... Read more.
Red or Pink Bumps on Dogs’ Eyes: 7 Types (With Pictures)
Red lumps in dogs’ eyes can be disconcerting. Fortunately, some of the most common causes of red or pink bumps are benign and treatable. Let’s look ... Read more.
Black or Brown Spots in My Dog’s Eye – 7 Causes and What To Do
Recently, a client brought her Boston terrier to the clinic because she noticed a small black disc at the bottom of her pup’s eye. It was a few millimeters in... Read more.
Dog With Spots on Eye: Is It Serious? Vet Advice + Images
A few years ago, my daughter noticed our springer spaniel had tiny white dots on one eye. I examined my pooch and confirmed that there was nothing to worry abou... Read more.
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.