Pulmonary Fibrosis in Dogs

Pulmonary Fibrosis in Dogs

by Dr. Erica Irish - Veterinarian 4 min read

There are numerous diseases that can cause dyspnea (trouble breathing), but there are other disorders that may be considered less often. One such disorder is known as pulmonary fibrosis.
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Idiopathic Epilepsy in Dogs

Idiopathic Epilepsy in Dogs

by Dr. Erica Irish - Veterinarian 5 min read

What do seizures indicate? How do they happen, and what can you do if your dog has them? Veterinarian Dr. Erica Irish will help inform you of what to be mindful of.
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Degenerative Myelopathy in Dogs

Degenerative Myelopathy in Dogs

by Dr. Erica Irish - Veterinarian 4 min read

Degenerative myelopathy (DM) is a progressive disease that affects the spinal cord of middle-aged to older dogs with the latter group being the most affected.
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Service Dog Training: Owner vs. Program Training

Service Dog Training: Owner vs. Program Training

by Dr. Erica Irish - Veterinarian 4 min read

Where do Service Dogs come from? How can you go about getting one, and what kind of training is involved to become a Service Dog?
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Eye Diseases in Dogs

Eye Diseases in Dogs

by Dr. Erica Irish - Veterinarian 6 min read

What are some of these diseases, and when might your regular veterinarian need to refer your pup to an eye specialist?
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What Diseases Can My Dog Get from Ticks?

What Diseases Can My Dog Get from Ticks?

by Dr. Erica Irish - Veterinarian 6 min read

How do dogs get ticks? What diseases can they carry, and what is the best way to prevent ticks from biting your dog?
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How Are Police Dogs Trained?

by Dr. Sara Ochoa DVM - Veterinarian 4 min read

This article will explain what a police dog does and the amount of training they require.
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Shihpoo 101

Shihpoo 101

by Dr. Erica Irish 4 min read

Designer dogs or crossbreed dogs increased in popularity in the 2000s. This is likely because crossbreed dogs tend to combine some of the best elements of different dog breeds.
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How to Train a Dog Not to Bark

How to Train a Dog Not to Bark

by Dr. Erica Irish 5 min read

A dog's bark is their way of communicating however, it can become less commutative and more of a disturbance. This article will teach you ways to help quiet your vocal pup.
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What is the Best Dog Bed for a Large Dog?

What is the Best Dog Bed for a Large Dog?

by Dr. Sara Ochoa DVM - Veterinarian 4 min read

This article will help you when searching for your next bed for your dog. These are some things you need to consider before purchasing a bed for your dog.
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What is Canine Distemper?

What is Canine Distemper?

by Dr. Erica Irish - Veterinarian 4 min read

Distemper starts out as a respiratory illness but can eventually spread to other parts of the body and cause gastrointestinal and neurological problems.
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How to Help with Chocolate Poisoning in Dogs

How to Help with Chocolate Poisoning in Dogs

by Dr. Sara Ochoa DVM 4 min read

This article will explain what you will see when your dog eats chocolate and what you need to do about it.
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Puppy Season: 5 Things To Look for In Your New Puppy’s Breeder.

Puppy Season: 5 Things To Look for In Your New Puppy’s Breeder.

by Kendall Abbott - Veterinarian -Trainer 5 min read

We have been strongly advised to stay home during this time and that is advice that we should all take very seriously, but if you find that this is the one perfect chance for you to bring a fur-baby home we want to help ensure that you are well prepared.
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Help, My Dog Won’t Eat Their Supplements!

Help, My Dog Won’t Eat Their Supplements!

by Bold Commerce Collaborator 4 min read

In this article, we’ll take a look at some of the ways to give your dog supplements and make the process more enjoyable for both you and them.
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How Much Sweet Potato Can I Give My Dog?

How Much Sweet Potato Can I Give My Dog?

by Dr. Erica Irish - Veterinarian 4 min read

Sweet potatoes are one such example. They are a healthy vegetable that provides certain vitamins and minerals for people and pets.
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Can My Primary Care Physician Write an ESA Letter?

Can My Primary Care Physician Write an ESA Letter?

by Dr. Erica Irish - Veterinarian 4 min read

How does an animal qualify to become an ESA, and what do you need to do to ensure you are following the letter of the law?
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How to Pick the Right Dog Vest

How to Pick the Right Dog Vest

by Dr. Erica Irish 4 min read

There is no specific documentation or licensing required of a service dog, but the simplest way to establish your dog’s credibility is to purchase a vest for him to wear while he is working.
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What is the Best Dog Bed for Older Dogs or After Orthopedic Surgery?

What is the Best Dog Bed for Older Dogs or After Orthopedic Surgery?

by Dr. Sara Ochoa DVM 4 min read

There are many great orthopedic dog beds available, and this article will help you pick out the best orthopedic dog bed for your older dog or your dog, who has just had orthopedic surgery.
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Is Peanut Butter Bad for Dogs?

Is Peanut Butter Bad for Dogs?

by Dr. Erica Irish 4 min read

Many of the treats made for dogs have a peanut butter flavoring, but can dogs eat peanut butter as a snack on its own? How much can you give to your dog, or is it potentially harmful?
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What is Addison’s Disease in Dogs?

What is Addison’s Disease in Dogs?

by Dr. Sara Ochoa DVM 5 min read

Addison’s commonly affects young to middle-aged dogs, more females than males, and the average age of onset is four years old. Read more from our trusted vet to learn more.
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Do Sweet Potatoes Hurt Dogs?

Do Sweet Potatoes Hurt Dogs?

by Dr. Sara Ochoa DVM 4 min read

This article will explain all the great health benefits and some of the disadvantages of feeding your dog sweet potatoes. Written by veterinarian Dr. Sara Ochoa.
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Is Hemp Oil Good for Dogs?

Is Hemp Oil Good for Dogs?

by Claudia Bensimoun 7 min read

Hemp oil may offer numerous health benefits from helping ease canine anxiety to reducing hip and joint issues, and much more.
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What are Signs of Cancer in Dogs?

What are Signs of Cancer in Dogs?

by Dr. Sara Ochoa DVM 5 min read

This article will explain all about cancer and the common signs that you need to watch out for in your furry friend written by Dr. Sara Ochoa DVM.
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Home Remedies for Dog Skin Allergies: How to Stop the Itching!

Home Remedies for Dog Skin Allergies: How to Stop the Itching!

by Dr. Sara Ochoa 4 min read

Depending on what is causing your dog to itch this article will explain what is causing your dog to itch and how you can help them stop itching.
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Why is My Dog Losing Hair?

Why is My Dog Losing Hair?

by Dr. Erica Irish 5 min read

What happens if your dog starts losing hair? These are a few examples of clinical signs that can be associated with poor nutrition or illness.
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Help, There is Blood in my Dog’s Urine!

Help, There is Blood In My Dog’s Urine!

by Dr. Erica Irish 6 min read

It isn’t always obvious when your dog is sick. Sometimes, they can hide their pain or discomfort very well, but blood in your dog’s urine is difficult to hide. But what could this mean for your dog? What should you do if you see blood in your dog’s urine?
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Healthy Dog Treat Recipes

Healthy Dog Treat Recipes

by Dr. Erica Irish 5 min read

You’ve probably read online or heard from somewhere that coconut oil has many health benefits for people and for their pets. What are some of these benefits? And how do you give coconut oil to your dog? This article will offer several easy treats to make for your special pup.
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Stop Dry Dog Nose this Winter by Dr. Sara Ochoa DVM Veterinarian Approved

Stop Dry Dog Nose This Winter

by Dr. Sara Ochoa 4 min read

The winter months sucks all moisture out of the air causing dry skin for us and our fur kids. One of the most common areas that dry out on our pups during the winter months is their noses. One of our experts explains how you can manage this issue this winter.
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Why is my dog so gassy?

Why Is My Dog So Gassy?

by Dr. Erica Irish 6 min read

Did you know that dogs can flatulate (aka fart) just like humans can? If you have a dog and a strong sense of smell, then you are probably already aware of this fact. But how much gas is normal, and what are some things that can cause an increase in flatulence? When should you be concerned?
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Does Hemp Oil Help Dog Arthritis?

Does Hemp Oil Help Dog Arthritis?

by Does Hemp Oil Help Dog Arthritis? 5 min read

As a dog ages, they may also start to develop arthritis. This can be a very painful condition that you may need to start giving your dog joint supplements. This article will guide you as a dog owner on the need for a hemp product for your arthritic dog.
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Can I Treat My Dog’s Separation Anxiety Naturally?

Can I Treat My Dog’s Separation Anxiety Naturally?

by Casey Almanza 5 min read

There are many ways that you can go about helping your dog with separation anxiety. Some of these are prescription medication that you can get from your vet, but there are also natural ways you can treat your dog who is suffering from separation anxiety.
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Itch Relief for Dogs

Itch Relief for Dogs

by Casey Almanza 5 min read

Itchy animals will lick, chew, scratch, and shake themselves so often that it might keep both of you awake at night! In order to fix the itch, it is important to find the cause and remove it. Knowing the cause is the first step towards getting your dog some relief.
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Why is my dog itching so much?

Why Is My Dog Itching So Much?

by Dr. Sara Ochoa 5 min read

There are many reasons that your dog may be itching. This can be a problem that keeps both you and your dog awake all night. If your dog has suddenly started itching and you are trying to figure out what to do then this article is for you.
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Hemp Oil for Dogs with Cushing’s Disease

Hemp Oil for Dogs with Cushing’s Disease

by Hemp Oil for Dogs with Cushing’s Disease 6 min read

Cushing’s disease is commonly seen in older dogs but any dog can be diagnosed with this disease. This article will explain what Cushing's disease is and a natural way you can help them feel better.  
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Turmeric For Dogs With Cancer

Turmeric For Dogs With Cancer

by Dr. Erica Irish 5 min read

Human cancer patients have been known to greatly benefit from turmeric supplements, but what would happen if you gave turmeric to your own dog? Is it safe for dogs with cancer, and is there evidence to suggest that your dog could benefit from taking turmeric?
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My Dog Ate Chocolate. What Do I Do?

My Dog Ate Chocolate. What Do I Do?

by Dr. Erica Irish 5 min read

Chocolate is one of the most toxic foods for dogs. If your dog has accidentally ingested some, it will be important for you to know how to handle the situation for your dog's safety.
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how can you improve an old dogs lifespan

How Can You Improve An Old Dog's Lifespan?

by Casey Almanza 5 min read

Dogs typically age faster than humans do which means that is very important as an owner to keep up with their health. Ensuring they have the appropriate diet, weight, exercise and more could help keep them healthier longer.
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how to deworm a puppy

How To Deworm A Puppy

by Casey Almanza 5 min read

If you take your puppy to go to the bathroom and you later find worms in the stool, then your puppy now needs to be dewormed. This article will explain all about deworming puppies and when you need to see your veterinarian.
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CBD for Dogs: A Vet Explains the Pros and Cons

CBD for Dogs: A Vet Explains the Pros and Cons

by Casey Almanza 5 min read

CBD is becoming more and more common as people discover the number of benefits it can provide, not only for us but for our pets as well. This article provides veterinarian advice on the pro and cons of using CBD oil.
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Why is my dog limping

Why Is My Dog Limping

by Casey Almanza 5 min read

Running and jumping may be signs that your dog is happy, but what does it mean if your dog starts limping? Is he in pain? And how can you help him feel better?
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Apoquel For Dogs

Apoquel for Dogs

by Casey Almanza 5 min read

Just like us, our dogs can suffer from allergies, causing them to itch and chew leaving their skin raw and tender. Fortunately, there are medications available that can help relieve this irritation for our pets and Apoquel is one of the most popular amongst veterinarians.
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Common Dog Ear Problems

Common Dog Ear Problems - What You Need to Know By A Veterinarian

by Casey Almanza 5 min read

Ear infections in dogs can be a simple condition to fix. It is important to be aware of the causes and symptoms to ensure infections don't become serious.
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