Dealing with Dog Cancer

Dealing with Dog Cancer Is Canine Cancer a Death Sentence? The leading cause of death in dogs over the age of two years is cancer. In dogs 10 years and older the risk of developing cancer increases exponentially, according to a blog post from April 2017 from...

Dealing with Loss of a Pet

Dealing with Loss of a Pet Grieving the Loss of your Pet The agony of losing your four-legged best friend is almost indescribable. In fact, there is at least one study out there that suggests losing a pet may even be worse than losing a human. A study conducted by...

Care for Dog Paws

Caring For Dog Paws Springing into Spring on Four Healthy Paws; what Upstate New York Dog Owners Need to Know This time of year spring cleaning, annual check-ups and setting warm weather activity goals here in New York’s Capital District are all on the list of...

Dog Teeth Care

How to Keep your Dog’s Teeth Healthy Recently, while I was in the dentist’s chair undergoing a root canal I vowed to make sure my daughter would never be in a similar predicament. And then I started thinking about my dog and cats. What about the health of their...

Dog Hearing Loss

Dealing Proactively with Hearing Loss in Your Dog My brother Tony and his partner Kenny have three miniature Dachshunds. The eldest of the wiener-dog trio is Toby who will turn 16 in November. Next oldest is Webster, a dapple mini Dachshund who is nearly 14. Ernie, a...

Poisonous Plants for Dogs

Plants That Are Poisonous to Dogs and Other Pets Spring arrived a few weeks ago. But here in Albany, East Greenbush and throughout Upstate New York’s Capital District we have only been treated to a handful of days when the temperature has climbed above 50 degrees...