Apple cider vinegar for dogs skin can decrease bacteria and yeast overgrowth. But ACV is an acid that can cause pain and injury to dogs. Dr. T discusses ACV use for dogs’ skin and ear problems.
It’s normal for a dog owner to have some level of anxiety when faced with the task of nail trimming. As a veterinarian, I’m no exception when performing the procedure at home even though I’ve taught others how to cut an uncooperative dog’s nails many times. You can learn how to cut an uncooperative dog’s…
A reader asks Dr. T., “Why is my dog’s nose dry and cracked?” Find out the underlying causes and what you should do to diagnose and treat the problem.
Dog allergies can be controlled without using Apoquel. Get drug and non-drug options to help your dog feel better.
Should you use thyroid medication or natural treatments for your dog’s hypothyroidism? Read about my dog’s experience.
What are these little black bugs on my dog? There are many possibilities, including fleas, but some you might not have thought of!
Dr. T. gives advice on how to safely use fish oil for dogs allergies. Give too little and you won’t see results… too much and you risk causing side effects!
Most people fall into two categories when it comes time to sedate a dog for grooming. Some think it’s no big deal and that we should sedate animals anytime we need to do something that makes them uncomfortable. The other people are deathly afraid of drugging a dog to get them through a scary situation….
Are dog hypothyroidism anxiety, aggression and behavioral problems related? A vet’s experience with my own dog-diagnosis, treatment and outcome.
Cytopoint vs Apoquel for skin allergies in dogs. Both work well in certain situations. Dr. T. compares and contrasts the two therapies to help you choose.