Why is My Dog has Been “Scooting” his Behind on My Carpet?

By November 29, 2017 0 Comments

Scooting refers to the act of rubbing or dragging the anal area or perineum (the area between the anus and genitals) on the ground.  This is a common symptom in dogs. Typically, the hind legs are extended in front of the animal as the pet drags herself forward. Dogs scoot much more commonly than cats….

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Thanksgiving Dangers: Tips to Keep Your Cat and Dog Safe

Thanksgiving Dangers: Tips to Keep Your Cat and Dog Safe  Happy Thanksgiving! There are common problems associated with the Thanksgiving holiday that can harm dogs and cats and we would like to prevent these problems in your pet. Below are tips to keep your pet safe. Prevent access to counter tops – sometimes dogs (and…

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What to Do if Your Pet has Vomiting and Diarrhea

By November 20, 2017 0 Comments

Dogs and cats can develop the symptoms of vomiting and diarrhea. We frequently get questions and see pets to treat this very common problem. There are many reasons for vomiting and diarrhea. Causes can range from minor problems such as diet changes, dietary indiscretion, viral and bacterial infections to life-threatening obstructions or organ failure. Below…

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When Using Flea Products on Dogs and Cats, How Long Do You Have to Wait Give a Bath?

By November 15, 2017 · 0 Comments

When Using Flea Products on Dogs and Cats, How Long Do You Have to Wait Give a Bath? This is a great and common question pet owners ask. The answer is that it depends on the product. The oral products have no impact on bathing. In fact, owners of dogs that are big swimmers often…

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Update on the Canine Flu from Dr. Wagner

By November 8, 2017 0 Comments

As you may have been hearing in the news, there is a local outbreak of the canine influenza virus, also known as the canine flu. Some hospitals in Columbus have diagnosed dozens of patients. Symptoms of the flu include coughing, nasal discharge, lethargy, lack of appetite, and or fever and fatal pneumonia. It has been…

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