Dog Checkups & Preventive Care

Keeping your dog safe and healthy is a full-time job. It takes more than going to see the veterinarian when sickness is obvious. Here you’ll find advice and precautionary tips for the long-term wellbeing of your canine.

Brush your pet's teeth! Dog Checkups & Preventive Care
Learn About Pet Dental Care With Dr. Ruth MacPete
Dr. Ruth MacPete dishes about dental care and demonstrates how to brush your dog’s teeth.
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Dr. Jeff Werber on dogs in sweaters Dog Checkups & Preventive Care
Dogs In Sweaters: Don't Laugh!
Do you think that sweaters on dogs are funny? Think again.
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Puppy care tips! Dog Checkups & Preventive Care
Starting Off On the Right Foot: Puppy Care Tips
That new puppy needs just the right kind of care to grow into a healthy, well-behaved adult.
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My pet's perfectly healthy! Why should I see my veterinarian? Dog Checkups & Preventive Care
My pet's perfectly healthy! Why should I see my veterinarian?
Is your pet healthy? You can’t trust that you’ll always see the signs until it’s too late.
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Think about size when it comes to running and hiking with a dog. Dog Checkups & Preventive Care
Hiking and Running: Which Types of Dogs Are Best?
Not all dogs are equipped for rigorous outdoor activity; learn which breeds are best for running, hiking and traveling.
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Splash! 5 great ways to keep your dog safe around water. Dog Checkups & Preventive Care
Splash! 5 Great Ways to Keep Your Dog Safe Around Water
Like children, dogs need supervision around the pool. More safety tips await you here!
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Leaving your dog in a hot car can be downright fatal. Dog Checkups & Preventive Care
How Hot Does it Get in a Parked Car? Ask Dr. Ernie Ward!
Dr. Ernie Ward shows how it feels to be left in a parked car on a hot day.
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pet boarding and pet sitters Dog Checkups & Preventive Care
Boarding and Pet Sitting
Boarding and pet sitting ensure your pet has the proper attention when you are out of town, but make sure you choose your caregivers carefully.
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Our Top 10 Summer Safety Tips for Dogs Dog Checkups & Preventive Care
Our Top 10 Summer Safety Tips for Dogs
While “fun in the sun” sounds harmless, warm weather can be dangerous, even fatal.
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Giving Your Pet an Injection Dog Checkups & Preventive Care
Giving Your Pet an Injection
Giving your pet an injection can be intimidating and scary, but it doesn’t need to be.
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