Dog And Cat Vision: Who Sees Better? Are they Colorblind? A Vet Explains (2023)
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Dog And Cat Vision: Who Sees Better? Are they Colorblind? A Vet Explains (2023)

Ever wondered why your furry friends react differently to their surroundings? You’re not alone. As a veterinarian, I am often asked if dogs are colorblind or if cats can see in the dark. These are common questions we have as pet owners. Ready to peek into your pet’s perspective? Let’s “see” through their eyes! The Unique Characteristics of Cat Vision A significant component responsible for a cat’s keen eyesight includes its large, elliptically shaped corneas that…

Anxiety in Dogs, A vet explains causes, signs, and Treatment 2023

Anxiety in Dogs, A vet explains causes, signs, and Treatment 2023

As a veterinarian, I have seen lots of dogs with anxiety. As a result, I have seen many owners anxious about their dog’s anxiety. If this is you, do not worry, you are not alone. This can range from shaking when they hear a loud noise to barking when you leave the house. It is upsetting for everyone (us as veterinarians and you as owners). Anxiety arises from various reasons—fear, change in routine, separation from…

Eye Discharge in Dogs, Symptoms, Treatment, and Causes
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Eye Discharge in Dogs, Symptoms, Treatment, and Causes

Many of our canine friends are plagued by pesky eye discharge, and I commonly see it in my patients. There are many causes, such as allergies, that over-the-counter medication may treat. However, other reasons require a trip to the vet, such as dry eye or Keratoconjunctivitis sicca( KCS). Let’s explore the most common causes of eye discharge in your dog and how to treat them so you can both have bright eyes again! What are…

You CAN Teach Owners New Tricks

You CAN Teach Owners New Tricks

What’s the secret to a well-behaved dog? The answer has been in front of you all along! As school resumes, your children are not the only ones that benefit from education. Although “Sit”, “Stay”, “Come” may seem elementary training for your dog to know, it’s amazing how many dogs I encounter that have trouble with these basic commands. All dogs want to please their owners but often we have trouble communicating our needs to them….

Wet Dogs and Hot Spots

Wet Dogs and Hot Spots

Beach, swimming and waves, oh my! That sounds like a great summer for you, but what about your dog? Luckily, these are all activities that you can both enjoy as long as appropriate precautions are taken. Taking your dog to the beach can be one of the best parts of summer for you and your furry friend. Letting them go for a swim is a great way to keep cool and get exercise. Swimming is…