Category: Common Canine Questions

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Medical Cannabis For Dogs: Can Marijuana Help My Pet?

As dog owners, we often take veterinary treatment for granted. We give our dogs antibiotics to clear infections; anti-parasitic drugs to prevent heartworm; and topical ointments to soothe rashes and lacerations. But unfortunately, modern veterinary …
when do puppies lose their teeth

Do Puppies Lose Their Teeth & When Does It Happen?

Yes! Puppies lose their baby teeth and grow new adult teeth – just like humans! When Do Puppies Lose Their Baby Teeth? Puppies first develop their baby teeth (also referred to as deciduous teeth or milk teeth) at around …
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Can Dogs Digest Bones?

I’ve worked with hundreds of different animal species over the years, and I’ve seen an unfortunate number of medical emergencies during this time. While just about any acute health problem can cause anxiety for both …
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Can Dogs Get Ringworm?

If you are a parent, you are likely familiar with the horrible-sounding skin condition known as ringworm. Children are especially susceptible to it, and, I’m sorry to say, your dog can suffer from the condition …
can dogs get shingles

Can Dogs Get Shingles Like Humans Do?

Good news – no, your pooch can’t contract shingles. Shingles is a reactivation of the chickenpox virus, and since dogs cannot contract either of these viruses, they are in the clear! Why is your dog …