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Crate Training a New Dog

Brittany Wittig   November 10, 2015   Comments Off on Crate Training a New Dog
Small dog trained for crate

Bringing home a new dog is an exciting experience! However, it is also an adjustment for both the pet and the new owner. In order to get off on the right foot I recommend implementing some basic training to help new pets adjust more easily to their new environment, whether they are a puppy or an adult dog! Over the… Read more »

Old Dog Blues

Judy Schroeder, DVM   November 7, 2012   Comments Off on Old Dog Blues

As pets live longer, we are more likely to see age-related problems in our senior patients.  Osteoarthritis, kidney disease, cancer, and metabolic changes become more common as pets age.  Progressive loss of cognitive function (senility) is also seen in geriatric pets, and can dramatically curtail quality of life for these individuals and their owners. Canine cognitive dysfunction syndrome (CDS) affects… Read more »