Dog Care Blog

  • Dog with long curling nails

    Clipping Dog Nails

    What is the most unexpected frustration for a caring dog or cat owner?   I would say clipping of nails. These small hard objects on your pets feet are designed to function when they short.  When they are long – they catch on carpet and clothing,  and change the way your pet walks. We  get asked […]

  • Cushing’s Disease in Dogs

      Ever heard of Cushings disease in dogs?    I’m often surprised by just how many people know about it.  However those same people don’t always have the right facts about Cushings. Being informed is powerful, but it seems there is some information out there in Google-world that isnt entirely accurate.   Why is it called […]

  • Do Pets Get Toothache?

    I hear the word toothache and I flinch.   I actually can feel it.   How about you? If so you are not alone  (there is actually an official)  National Toothache Day I don’t know about you, but generally I don’t really look forward to seeing the dentist (hey, he is a really nice guy for […]

  • Feeding Dog Treats Vet Blog

    Feeding treats

    We’ve all done it—give in to those sad puppy eyes—at one time or another. Feeding our dogs scraps from the table not only demonstrates our lack of self control, it can be harmful to our dog’s health. How do you refuse your dog that little piece of bacon that fell off your BLT? You may […]

  • Thunderstorm Phobia Dogs Vet Blog

    Thunderstorm phobia

    Thunderstorm phobia or anxiety in dogs is a fairly common and very real problem for many dogs. Dogs with Thunderstorm phobia become extremely frantic and overwhelmed with fear during storms. Astraphobia is the technical term for this: the fear of thunder and lightning. Owners who see their dogs experiencing this fear usually feel helpless and […]

  • Stem Cells

    Stem Cell Therapy

    There is an exciting new venture at Paws & Claws Vet Clinic, we now offer stem cell treatment for dogs with osteoarthritis, damaged ligaments and fractures. To read more about this amazing new treatment, click here. Still wanting more information? Give your team at Paws & Claws a call, we are always more than happy […]