Can Your Dog Chew Too Much?

Willow loves to chew. She chews with such intensity that my friend expressed concern that Willow could injure her teeth. I asked my veterinarian, Dr. Lee, at Ladera Pet Clinic, whether it was possible for a dog to chew too much. The answer is yes,...

Ten Tips When Your Dog Needs Surgery

The veterinarian told us our Labrador, Orson, had a tumor in his right parathyroid gland and the only viable treatment option was to surgically remove the entire right thyroid. Five years ago, Orson had knee surgery to repair his torn ACL.  The thought of putting...

Something to Chew On - Thor

How You Can Help a Stray Dog

No matter how hard we try to keep our dogs safe at home, they do manage to escape, happily following their nose while leaving us in a panic. I always do my best to help a stray, because likewise, I want someone to help my...