Find out the 15 symptoms of CDS, the degenerative neurological disorder of older dogs characterized by gradual cognitive decline and increasing changes in brain tissue.
Dr. Ernie Ward
Age-related hearing loss in dogs is common. Our expert goes through signs to look for and how to make life more comfortable for your pet.
Here’s our update on key dog vitamins to help prevent or reduce disease risk or ease symptoms and pain, and how to find the best quality vitamins for your dog.
We’ve dug up the facts about monkeypox in dogs and what you can do to protect your pet.
Finding the right weight management dog food for your overweight dog is essential to helping him lose weight. Losing weight starts at the food bowl with weight loss being 70% diet and 30% exercise.
What is kennel cough? Dr. Ernie Ward tells us what causes it, how to diagnose it, how to treat it, and how to prevent it.
What is Cushing’s Disease? What are the symptoms and how do you treat it? Read on to find out.
Here are eight high-tech breakthroughs we think every dog parent should know about.
Even if you’re following the guidelines on your dog food for the right amount to dispense, your dog could be overweight. Here’s what to do.
Prying open a dog’s mouth and shoving a pill down their throat can be dangerous. Let’s focus on less intimidating and more compassionate methods.
A dog’s first veterinary exam, no matter the age, is essential to uncover hidden diseases. Some dog parents believe the first visit is merely for vaccinations, but the real value is a thorough physical exam. So what are vets looking for? Let’s tour a typical exam to find out.
It’s a diagnosis no veterinarian likes to make. As soon as the word is spoken, it shatters the room. This time was no different. “It’s cancer. Max has a malignant mast cell tumor. I am so sorry.” But no need to fret! Here’s some information that will help.
Is your dog struggling to see? It may be a case of canine cataracts. But what are cataracts? And is surgery always necessary? Here’s what you got to know.
There are three types of IVDD veterinarians must distinguish between. Learn the types and how you can help ease your dog’s pain.
Separation anxiety is one of the most common canine behavioral problems, affecting up to 30% of dogs.
We examine some common canine COVID-19 questions and offer solid advice on how to keep your dog safe.
A diagnosis no vet wants to make.
While abscesses are less common in dogs than cats, these skin infections can be quite painful.
Skin tumors and growths come in a tremendous variety of types: from deadly cancers to benign warts.
Asthma is exceedingly rare in dogs. Many experts doubt that it even exists as a canine clinical condition. Here’s what you need to know about dog asthma.
Of course, it’s ‘kennel cough!’ Chloe was at a kennel, and now she’s sick. I’ve researched dozens of blogs and consulted an online veterinary service, and they all agree. Now if you would simply write me a prescription for these antibiotics, I’ll be on my way.
Ever wonder what makes dogs so susceptible to ear infections? In this article Dr. Ernie Ward explains the facts and the best ways to prevent ear infections for your dog.
Does old dog vestibular syndrome affect only senior canines and what can you do to treat it? Dr. Ernie Ward weighs in and shares his personal experience.
What do elevated liver enzymes in dogs indicate? And why are elevated liver enzymes in dogs sometimes baffling — even for your vet?
Here’s how to help (and help prevent!) when your dog is suffering from acute moist dermatitis, a.k.a. hot spots on dogs.
Ever thought, “My dog’s breath smells” … and wondered why and what to do about it? You’re hardly alone. We talk to a pro about the reasons for bad dog breath and how to treat it.
Accidental ingestion of human medication can be devastating for your dog. Let’s take a look at an expert’s advice on what to do and how to avoid it.
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