Dog Care Tutorials

Dog Care Tutorials
October 5, 2020

How to Have a Happy Vet Visit with Your Dog

Dogs need routine care and screening for infectious diseases. Ongoing preventive care is necessary for their best overall health.

The Importance of a Yearly Physical Exam for Your Dog

Regular physical examinations are a vital part of maintaining a healthy, happy, and long life for your dog. Since dogs age faster than people and can't communicate when they are not feeling well, a physical exam allows your veterinarian to gain valuable insights into the health of your dog.

The Importance of Blood Work for Your Dog

Routine blood work helps uncover underlying medical problems that you and your veterinarian may not be aware of, giving valuable insights into the health of your dog and the opportunity to catch illnesses early.

Caring for Senior Dogs (Age 7 and Older)

For dogs ages seven and older, routine blood work paired with a thorough physical exam will help your veterinarian detect health issues in their early, treatable, stages. Dental disease, liver and kidney problems, thyroid problems, and cancer are just a few of the health issues your veterinarian will be screening for.

How to Clean Your Dog's Ears

Keeping your dog's ears clean can help prevent infection and requires just a few basic materials and an understanding of the unique shape of a dog's ear canal.

How to Trim Your Dog's Nails

Everyone knows that it's important to keep your dog's nails trimmed, but it's not as difficult as you think! Nail trims are one of the most common procedures we do, but it's something that anyone can easily do in their home. Watch this video for helpful tips that make trimming your dog's nails easy.

How to Give Your Dog a Pill

At some point in your dog's life, you will need to give him a pill. Here are some tips and tricks to help you get the job done and make it as easy as possible. Don't forget the treat!