Health

Anxiety in Dogs: Causes, Symptoms, and How to Help

Written By: Tiffany Ruiz Dasilva, VMD, cVMA | Professional Services Veterinarian, Wild Earth We all love to see our pup’s tail wag. But did you know tail wagging can also be a sign of anxiety? There is no arguing that dogs feel emotions – anxiety included. While we wish our fur babies could be happy all […]

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Where, oh where have your socks gone?

Written By: Tiffany Ruiz Dasilva, VMD, cVMA | Professional Services Veterinarian, Wild Earth Have you come home from a long day at work to find evidence of chewed up socks? Or do you feel like your socks keep disappearing? Socks are among the many items that dogs love to chew on, and it can be frustrating […]

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10 Foods Your Dog Should Never Eat

Written By: Tiffany Ruiz Dasilva, VMD, cVMA | Professional Services Veterinarian, Wild Earth If you’re a dog owner, it’s important to be aware of the foods your dog cannot eat. It can be easy for dog parents to feed their dog snacks or scraps of food that they are eating, but many human foods are unhealthy, […]

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Can Dogs Have Pistachios? Know the Risks

Can dogs have pistachios? While pistachios go well with almonds and the like in a bag of trail mix, pistachios and dogs do not mix. Read on to find out why.

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Dog Anal Glands: Problems and Everything You Need to Know

Written By: Tiffany Ruiz Dasilva, VMD, cVMA | Professional Services Veterinarian, Wild Earth It is safe to say that we all love our dogs, yet still we all probably want to run in the opposite direction when we think of anal glands. What exactly are anal glands and why do dog’s have them? Keep reading to […]

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Why Is My Dog Breathing Fast While Sleeping?

Written By: Tiffany Ruiz Dasilva, VMD, cVMA | Professional Services Veterinarian, Wild Earth For most of us, our dogs are our best friends and companions. So it’s only natural to pick up on their likes, dislikes, habits, and patterns. While it’s helpful to be familiar with the details of your dog’s daily habits, noticing a lapse […]

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Claritin for Dogs: Uses, Dosage, & Side Effects

Written By: Tiffany Ruiz Dasilva, VMD, cVMA | Professional Services Veterinarian, Wild Earth If your dog has experienced an allergic reaction in the past or suffers from allergies, you may have wondered whether there are any over-the-counter medications that could help. While many over-the-counter human medications are unsafe for your dog, several antihistamines such as claritin, […]

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Dog Snorting Like A Pig

Written By: Tiffany Ruiz Dasilva, VMD, cVMA | Professional Services Veterinarian, Wild Earth Dogs aren’t pigs, so it can be alarming when they snort like one. There are many causes of snorting in dogs, ranging from mild allergies to something more severe such as congestive heart failure. In this article we will discuss some of the […]

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Golden Retriever Allergies & Skin Allergy Guide

Golden Retrievers are susceptible to common certain skin allergies and irritations. With proper care and knowing what to watch for you can keep your Golden more comfortable.

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Common Golden Retriever Skin Issues (and How to Alleviate Them!)

Golden Retrievers are susceptible to common certain skin allergies and irritations. With proper care and knowing what to watch for you can keep your Golden more comfortable.

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Can Dogs Eat Cat Food?

In a pinch it might seem like a good idea to give you dog cat food – but should you? Learn the differences between dog food and cat food and why you should make an effort to keep your dog out of the cat food.
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German Shepherd Allergies & Skin Allergy Guide

German Shepherds are a popular breed. And for good reason! They are characterized by not only their smarts, loyalty and courage, but also the thick fur coat that protects them. However, their coat makes them very susceptible to developing skin issues.

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