Environmental Allergies in Dogs – Canine Atopic Dermatitis

Canine Atopic Dermatitis is one of the most common causes of itchy dogs, however it can be difficult to diagnose and complicated to manage. There are three pillars to the management of environmental allergies in dogs - reduce allergen presence, diet/supplements, and medications.

Chronic Kidney Disease in Dogs – Clinical Signs, Stages and Nutritional Management

You should know that there are TWO types of kidney disease. One that is "acute" meaning quick or rapid onset, and one that is "chronic" meaning that the disease has been going on for a long period of time. Acute onset Kidney Disease often happens due to immediate trauma - think of a car crash [...]

DCM in Dogs – Is it diet or genetics?

Prior to the 2018 FDA report on DCM or Dilated Cardiomyopathy in dogs - DCM was largely considered a genetic disease associated with only a few breeds. However in 2016 cardiology specialists started to see an increased number of DCM cases that were not associated with the typical breeds... Along with higher numbers of affected dogs than before.

Dog Oral Health Basics (and 10 Common Canine Dental Health Conditions to Look Out For)

As a pet owner it is so important to know the basics of oral health for dogs - how dogs get dental disease, the clinical signs associated with poor dental health in dogs, and how we treat dental disease safely in dogs. Finally you should know what the common dental conditions are, so that you can look out for these abnormalities at home!