Ear Infections in Dogs

Why do some dogs get ear infections and some don’t? Why are some dogs prone to recurrent infections and other dogs never seem to get an infection at all? In private practice we see infections of the ear canal on a daily basis. As many as 1 in 5 dogs presented at...

Let’s talk Canine Teeth

In private practice, people often ask me why so much focus is now put onto dental care and hygiene for dogs. “Our parents didn’t brush our dog’s teeth, so why should we?” Dogs simply live so much longer now than before and their needs have changed. Through improved...

Coconut Oil for Dogs – Fad or Super food

Coconut oil has recently been heralded, both in human and veterinary circles, as a new “super food” and attributed with various curative and healing properties. As with so many ideas picked up by the media, very little of what is published about coconut oil is based...