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...
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...
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...