Osteoarthritis Part 1

Osteoarthritis in pets, description and causes OSTEOARTHRITIS (OA): PART 1 – GENERAL Synonyms of OA are arthritis and degenerative joint disease (DJD). Osteoarthrosis is also considered a synonym to OA or DJD. However, because OA is always associated with some degrees of inflammation, it is perhaps best to label those cases of joint disease that […]

Why Do Dogs Eat Grass

Virtual veterinarians answer this strange canine behavior Why do dogs eat grass? Pup owners worldwide ask themselves this question everyday when they have their pup out in the yard or on a walk. Southern Living Magazine interviewed the VetTriage online veterinary team about the physiological and behavioral reasons your dog is snacking on grass. Read […]

Winter Dog Activities

How to keep your pup active and healthy during the winter months. Winter Dog Activities By Dr. Shadi Ireifej DVM DACVS   Dogs need to keep a healthy and active lifestyle year round, even during the cold winter months around many parts of the world. Engaging their mind as well as physical […]

Liver Disease in Pets

What is liver disease? Our veterinarian discusses this condition for your dog or cat. Liver Disease in Pets Our latest YouTube video discusses what liver disease is, the causes, and treatment options for your furry friend.   Watch this latest entry into our ongoing educational video series. […]

Brewer’s Yeast as a Supplement for Dogs

Is brewer’s yeast really beneficial to give to your pup and is it safe as a supplement? Brewer’s yeast as a supplement for dogs has grown in popularity as of late. Proponents of the supplement say use can improve the skin and coat, help reduce anxiety and stress, promote overall health, support the immune system, and […]

Flea, Tick and Heartworm Preventatives

Our Veterinarian explains the differences between flea, tick and heartworm preventative treatments Flea, Tick and Heartworm Preventatives by Dr. Barbara Gleason   There are so many products available on the market today for preventing internal and external parasites, it can be a daunting experience to select the right one for your […]

Pet Fire Safety Part 3

Protecting pets during an evacuation due to fire in the area Wildfires are scary and fast spreading occurances. For pet owners there is the added level of stress during these events in making sure they prepared for not only themselves but their furry family member as well. Here are some pointers on what to do when […]

Pet Fire Safety Part 2

Managing pet health during times of poor air quality Fire safety is important for the entire family, furry members included! Here are some pointers to help manage pet health during times of poor air quality because of a fire:   Those pets already afflicted by pre-existing respiratory or cardiovascular conditions may be […]

The Human-Animal Bond Blog Series pt. 2: Odd Animal Behavior

Why does Scruffy stare and Garfield head bunt? The Canine Stare I would divide a dog staring at you into two different broad categories. The first category is pathology or disease. The second category is behavioral, psychological or emotional. Thankfully the most common reason that a dog will stare at you, I believe, is […]