Why do dogs lick and chew their paws?

Why do dogs lick and chew their paws? Many dogs lick or chew their paws either occasionally or routinely. Some will focus on one paw while others focus on all four at any given time. There are many possible reasons for this behavior and knowing when, how often, and which paws can help your veterinarian to find the underlying cause …

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Why you should first consult your Vet and not the internet

Why you should first consult your Vet and not the internet? In the age of information, every veterinarian comes across pre-diagnosed cases in their private clinic that need to be re-diagnosed in a proper way. It became a nasty habit for owners to check the internet for possible causes for their pets unhealthy appearance, weight loss, hair fall and similar. …

dog, pit bull, FDA warns about isoxazoline drug use

FDA warns about isoxazoline drug use

FDA warns about isoxazoline drug use. The FDA (the US Food and Drug Administration) issued a warning to all pet owners and veterinarians about the potential risk for neurologic effects that the drugs in the class of isoxazoline might have on dogs and cats when treated for internal and external parasites. All the products that have agents from this class …

Ear mites - Otodectes cyanotis

Ear mites – Otodectes cyanotis

Does Fido keep scratching and whining in pain? His ears smell funny? Does your cat lose balance climbing down the tree? Maybe it’s time to visit the vet and check them ears out.  Maybe it’s ear mites – Otodectes cyanotis! Ear mites are tiny little microscopic parasites living their life cycle in the inner ear canal and feeding on dead …