A Critical Component of Kidney Disease Treatment: Less Stress

A dog diagnosed with chronic kidney failure should be switched to a diet prescribed by a veterinarian as soon as possible. It will contain...

Nail Trimming: More Than a Pedicure

Trimming your dog’s nails isn’t just about protecting your hardwood floors. Here’s what can go wrong if you don’t cut your pet’s nails regularly. ...
Young puppies should be fed more than twice a day.

Dear Doctor: How often to feed a puppy

Q. We’re about to adopt a new puppy. I have always fed my dogs twice a day, but the breeder is telling me that...
Some dogs are happy to go walking with a human family member but don’t want to greet other people they pass. Nothing wrong with that.

Please Don’t Pet My Dog

While dogs in general are predisposed to liking people and may even have evolved to bond with us, that does not mean that every...

Advances in Cancer Treatment

As recently as a decade ago, when a dog came in with cancer that had spread, “there was often nothing we could do,” says...