Category: dog

Oxytocin and More: The Human & Animal Bond Oxytocin and More: The Human & Animal Bond: The human-animal bond is often used to describe the relationship shared between people and animals. Pet owners know it is so much more than a relationship and anyone who has ever loved a companion...

Written by Dr. Brian J. Bourquin, Founder, Boston Veterinary Clinic www.bostonveterinary.com Caring for a Senior Giant Breed Dog READER QUESTION: “My senior giant breed dog is turning six soon. What are some tips and tricks for giving a senior, giant breed a long and happy life.” Dr. B’s Answer: This...

Written by Crystal Ward Kent As animal lovers, we want our companions to be with us for as long as possible, and to enjoy good quality of life during that time. While nothing can guarantee your pet a certain lifespan, there are ways to promote good health and reduce certain...

Written by Dr. Beth Eisenberg, DVM: Ethos Veterinary Health Marijuana and Pets: With its legalization, marijuana use has become a more frequently discussed topic amongst the veterinary community.  There are potential health benefits, but little has been proven or even studied for use in animals in the veterinary industry. When...

Dr. Tonya Boyle Brown, DVM from Port City Referral Hospital in Portsmouth, NH tells your how to stop separation anxiety in pets in seven simple steps. Stop Separation Anxiety Stop Separation Anxiety: As busy families, we are acutely aware that the priorities of our four legged family members take a...