Keep Cool and Have a Ball!

Keep Cool and Have a Ball!

For a creative way to keep your dog cool in the scorching summer heat, put several of his favorite chew toys in a bucket filled with water. Freeze the bucket overnight and leave it outside during playtime! Your dog will be entertained for hours licking and biting at...
Technician blog: Your dog ate WHAT?

Technician blog: Your dog ate WHAT?

As a veterinary technician with nearly 12 years of experience under my belt, I’ve heard all sorts of interesting and unusual things from my clients. Not much shocks me after all this time. Which is good, considering some of the things dogs and cats are inclined to...
Introducing your pet to your new baby

Introducing your pet to your new baby

Congratulations on your new baby!  It’s been seven years today that I brought home my last baby to introduce to my dog.  I have to say, by the time we got around to the third baby’s introduction, our dog was a pro with kids.  It was certainly a different situation...
Kitchen Cupboard Remedies: Itching!!

Kitchen Cupboard Remedies: Itching!!

My dog just won’t stop scratching! Itching in dogs is a very common symptom – we see it daily here in our veterinary practice in Baton Rouge.  Allergies to pollen, food, and fleas are all causes, as well as infections and insects.  There are some simple remedies that...