Dogs and Diet

Dogs EatingPut healthy eating at the top of your dog's resolutions! Diet and weight can top the list of New Year's resolutions–for us and for our dogs. Whether you have four legs or two, being overweight has similar effects on the body: extra strain on the bones and joints, extra work for the heart and other organs, and an extra challenge to keep other health conditions, like diabetes, under control. But how do you know if your dog is eating too much, or perhaps too little? Here are some tips to help to make sure he's eating just the right amount.

Pet Radiology

Have you ever wondered how we take animal x-rays and perform other types of diagnostic imaging on dogs and cats?  Well, the equipment is much the same as what is used on humans. 

Hypothyroidism in Dogs

It is time once again to talk about that little structure in the neck: the thyroid gland.  We have covered what happens when this gland becomes overactive, but what about when it becomes underactive? ...

Pet Blood Tests

Have you ever heard the veterinarian say “I’ll just take a blood sample” and wondered how exactly we do this in our four-legged friends?  Well, blood sampling in dogs and cats is very similar...