Ask a Vet
Let’s be clear. Dog lipstick is a euphemism for dog penis, and most people don’t like seeing it. But is a dog lipstick sighting ever something to bring to your vet’s attention?
If you’ve ever wondered, “Why is my dog’s stomach making noises?” you’re not alone. A vet tells us if your dog’s stomach making noises is normal … or a cause for concern.
A syndrome called hormone-responsive urinary incontinence is a common cause of a dog peeing on the bed — at least in middle-aged, spayed female dogs. Let’s find out more about it here.
If dog anal glands get excessively full or impacted, they can become infected or even rupture. Let’s look at some common dog anal gland issues, how to treat them — and what to do to stop them before they start.
Many things may cause dog whining. Surprisingly, pain usually isn’t one of them. Let’s examine some issues, find out why your dog is whining and learn how to stop your dog from whining.
Think your home is safe for dogs? You probably have some items that are toxic to dogs lurking around — and you might not even know it. Keep an eye out for things that are poisonous to dogs as you spring clean your house.
Dog seizures are life threatening and frightening. Young dogs and old dogs can have seizures. Here’s what to do and what to know if your dog has a seizure.
Ladybugs in a dog’s mouth? Yes, bugs embed in dogs’ mouths but they’re likely not ladybugs. Get the facts about Asian lady beetles in a dog’s mouth.
Dog euthanasia is the hardest decision that one ever will face as a dog owner. Deciding whether to be present for a dog’s final moments can be almost as difficult.
Sileo, aka dexmedetomidine, has a low risk of complications, but those complications are serious. I’m not yet ready to prescribe it for at-home use.