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...
Is Your Dog a Social Butterfly?

Is Your Dog a Social Butterfly?

What Makes A Dog A Dog? People have been asking that for a very long time. Why is it that when you raise wolves with human care and companionship from the time they are born, while they are more comfortable around humans than wolves not raised with people, they never...
No Hot Dogs Please!

No Hot Dogs Please!

How Do Dogs Overheat? There are just two basic ways your dog can become a hot dog – from external or internal factors. External. This is the cause of overheating that we think of most often – dogs exposed to high temperatures and/or humidity, such as dogs left in cars...