The Vet's Corner

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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3 Steps to Eliminating Your Dogs Itching & Scratching

Written By: Tiffany Ruiz Dasilva, VMD, cVMA | Professional Services Veterinarian, Wild Earth Have you been feeding your pup our Wild Earth Complete Protein dog food, but they are still suffering from itchy skin?  Here are a few steps to follow to ensure your pup is getting all of the benefits of our plant-based dog food. […]

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National Wolf Awareness Week

Written By: Tiffany Ruiz Dasilva, VMD, cVMA | Professional Services Veterinarian, Wild Earth October 16 – 22, 2022 is National Wolf Awareness Week, and we want to celebrate these amazing creatures who gave rise to the dogs we know and love today. A common misconception that has been recently popularized in the media is that dogs […]

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Celebrate National Farmers Day

Written By: Tiffany Ruiz Dasilva, VMD, cVMA | Professional Services Veterinarian, Wild Earth October 12 is National Farmers Day! While we don’t condone the cruel practices of animal farming, we wanted to take the opportunity to celebrate those farmers that produce the amazing fruits, vegetables, and grain that nourish us. These farmers work tirelessly to provide […]

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A Complete Guide to Pit Bull Skin Issues (and Fixes!)

If you’re a Pit Bull parent you’ll know that the breed can be prone to skin issues. Here’s what to look for and how you can help them be more comfortable!
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How Your Dog’s Food Can Be Medicine

Written by: Tiffany Ruiz Dasilva, VMD, cVMA | Professional Services Veterinarian, Wild Earth Did you know that food is one of the most important factors you can control when it comes to your health – and your dog’s health? Proper nutrition is vital to both health maintenance and disease prevention and management. Food provides nutrients […]

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5 Tricks To Teach Your Dog On National Pet Tricks Day

Written by: Tiffany Ruiz Dasilva, VMD, cVMA | Professional Services Veterinarian, Wild Earth Today is Pet Tricks Day, and there is no better way to celebrate than by teaching your pup a new trick… and yes you can teach an old dog new tricks!  Teaching your dog new tricks will not only provide some great […]

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[Video] Plant-Based Diets For Dogs Are Healthier: What The Research Says

In July we hosted Andrew Knight, Professor of Animal Welfare and Ethics, and Founding Director of the University of Winchester Centre for Animal Welfare. He discussed his published research on plant-based diets for dogs. There are many factors to consider when deciding what to feed your dog: Nutritional completeness Ingredients to avoid potential food-related allergies […]

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[Video] Can Plant-Based Diets Stop Cancer In Dogs?

In August we hosted Dr. Clare Knottenbelt to discuss the prevalence of cancer in dogs and the impact it has on a pet’s family. By discussing what factors are thought to increase the risks of cancer in our pets, she reviewed the evidence that could suggest plant-based diets might lower the incidence of cancer in […]

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5 Tips To Enhance Walks With Your Dog

Written by: Tiffany Ruiz Dasilva, VMD, cVMA | Professional Services Veterinarian, Wild EarthThere are a few different ways that you can enhance the walking experience for your dog. Below are our favorite ways to make your daily walks more exciting, more fun, and also safer for your dog. 1. Let Your Pup Sniff Around For […]

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Meet the Wild Earth Vet!

We want you to meet Tiffany Ruiz Dasilva, VMD, the Wild Earth Vet! Tiffany joined the Wild Earth team in June as our Professional Services Veterinarian and we thought it was time you met her. We’ve asked her a few questions to get to know her and how she plans to help you understand your […]

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[Video] The Benefits of Plant-Based Dog Food – By Dr. Jennifer Coates

In January of 2022, we hosted Jennifer Coates, DVM for a Facebook live session to explain how meat-free diets for dogs work and the cases where it may be preferable to a traditional diet.   With years of experience and expertise in veterinary medicine, animal welfare and conservation, she put together this short informational session […]

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