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Dr. Liza Cahn is a veterinarian who graduated from Michigan State University’s College of Veterinary Medicine in 2013 with a Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine (DVM).

Dr. Cahn has five years of experience working as a veterinarian in small animal practice in Washington and California. She loved working with dogs and cats and educating owners on all aspects of veterinary medicine, especially animal behavior and dermatology.

She has since transitioned to remote work to be able to spend more time at home with her husband, two young kids, and two cats, and is thrilled to be able to combine her love for veterinary medicine and passion for writing.

Dr. Cahn has an active veterinary license in Washington State.

Location: Seattle, WA

Years of experience in practice: 5 years


  • Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) from Michigan State University’s College of Veterinary Medicine (2013)

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Articles written by Dr. Cahn on Senior Tail Waggers

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Dog Health

Why Are My Newborn Puppies Pooping Yellow?

One common question I get as a veterinarian, is why newborn puppy poop is yellow. And is this normal? The color, consistency, and frequency of puppy poop can offer valuable insights into their overall health […]

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Dog Health

Dog Is Panting & Has a Runny Nose

Panting and runny nose are both common occurrences in our furry family members. But what if these symptoms occur together? While both can be due to minor issue, or even completely normal at times, they […]

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Dog Health

Dog Suddenly Panting & Drinking a Lot of Water

As a veterinarian, I frequently encounter concerned dog parents who have noticed sudden changes in their pets’ behavior, such as increased panting and drinking more water than usual. While it’s normal for dogs to pant […]