Veterinary Resources

Whenever you have questions or concerns about your dog’s health, your first stop should always be your veterinarian.  However, if you’re like us, you probably want to learn more about what your vet has told you.  The articles below are ones that we have found particularly helpful in explaining common (and no-so-common) dog ailments.

Quick Links:

Separation Anxiety and Anti-Anxiety Medications

Dangers Around the House

Common Respiratory Viruses

Parvovirus

Heartworm Disease

Tick Borne Disease

Fleas, Allergies & Itching

Worms, Coccidia & Giardia

Mites, Mange & Fungus

Dental Care

Further Research

Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation

1800Petmeds
 

 


Separation Anxiety and Anti-Anxiety Medications

Clomicalm and Separation Anxiety by Dr Jann R Elliott DVM


    Dangers Around the House

    How much chocolate? (National Geographic)
     


    Common Respiratory Viruses

    Kennel Cough, Q&A (PDF)

    Kennel Cough

    Canine Influenza

    Pneumonia Management

    Distemper

    Vaccine FAQ

     


    Parvovirus

    Basic Virology in General

    What is Parvo?

    The Virus in the Environment/Disinfection

    How Parvo Infection Happens

    Parvo the Physical Illness and Its Treatment

    Diagnosis of Canine Parvovirus

    Caring for the Recovered Dog

    Parvo Vaccination Options/Prevention

     


    Heartworm Disease

    American Heartworm Society

    Preventing Heartworm Disease in Dogs

    Diagnosis of Heartworm Disease

    Heartworm Treatment

    Heartworm the Parasite (lifecycle of a heartworm)

    What Happens in Heartworm Disease

    Immeticide (PDF)

    Highlights on Heartworm Disease

     


    Tick Borne Disease

    Ticks, Arthopod Parasites

    Lyme Disease

    Erlichia Infection in Dogs

     


    Fleas, Allergies & Itching

    Conversations in the Exam Room: Why Is My Dog Itchy?

    Flea Control

    Flea Anemia

    Itching & Allergy in Dogs

    Shar-pei Special Needs & Cautions

    Food Allergies

     


    Worms, Coccidia & Giardia

    Hookworms

    Roundworms

    Tapeworms

    Whipworms

    Coccidia

    Giardia

     


    Mites, Mange & Fungus

    Ear Mites

    Ear Infections

    Sarcoptice Mange (Scabies)

    Demodectic Mange

    Ringworm

     


    Dental Care

    "Doggy Breath" and Dental Maintenance by Jann Elliott, DVM Palisades Veterinary Clinic

    Dodging the Dangers of Dental Disease by Courtney Quinn, VMD Belair Veterinary Hospital

    Dental Home Care

    Healthy Teeth, Healthy Pets

     


    Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation

    An Overview of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation

    Treating Cranial Cruciate Ligament Tears

     


    1800Petmeds

    Lucky Dogs are given all the PetMeds required to make them healthy and happy!

     


    We also recommend these websites for further research:

    Getting pet health information online

    www.veterinarypartner.com

    www.peteducation.com

    https://www.avma.org/Pages/home.aspx (American Veterinary Medical Association)