How To Make Your Dog Live Longer – It’s Easy!

How To Make Your Dog Live Longer – It’s Easy!

How To Make Your Dog Live Longer – It’s Easy! As my dog grows older, I often look at his greying face and hope I will have him for many more years. And when it becomes obvious that I will have to say goodbye to one of my dogs, I always wish that we could have...
Yawn… Your Dog Empathizes!

Yawn… Your Dog Empathizes!

Yawn… Your Dog Empathizes! Picture this: you’re riding in a car with a friend and she yawns. A few seconds later, you yawn too, even though you’re not tired or bored. Your friend yawns again and this time you decide you are going to resist yawning. But you can feel...
Do the Dew(claws)?

Do the Dew(claws)?

Do the Dew(claws)? A dog using its dewclaws, preparing to “grip” the water. Photo by Tom Fretz As a veterinary sports medicine specialist, I work extensively with canine athletes, developing rehabilitation programs for injured dogs or dogs that required surgery due to...