What causes Cushing’s disease in dogs? Dr. T. explains causes, testing, treatment and prevention of this annoying dog disease.
When people ask me how long can a dog go without eating, it’s usually for one of two reasons. Either their dog is healthy but doesn’t eat as much as expected or the dog is sick and refusing food. I searched the internet to see what’s out there for people to find on their own….
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.
Old dogs are the best dogs, but if your old dog’s back legs are collapsing, you worry. Don’t give up hope. There’s a lot you can do to help.
Dr. T. reviews causes and solutions for people with a dog pacing and panting. How to help your dog feel better so you can both get some rest!
I invented this quick homemade dog food for my picky senior dog. You probably have all the ingredients already!
In the U.S., neutering dogs refers to castrating male dogs by removing their testicles and hence lowering their male hormone levels. The main reason veterinarians recommend neutering male dogs is to prevent them from breeding and to prevent annoying male dog behaviors like urine marking, mounting, aggression/fighting and roaming to find female dogs. But when…
IVDD in dogs happens when the cushioning disc between vertebrae in the spine breaks down. Symptoms can range from mild pain to complete paralysis of all four limbs.
Don’t fall for recipes for homemade food for senior dogs that are unbalanced and unsafe! Dr. Thompson shows how to make balanced dog food with easy recipes.
How to decide when to euthanize a dog with liver failure. The decision is never easy, but Dr. T. sets out some clear parameters to help you decide.