As we load up the car to venture over the river and through the woods to Grandmother’s house – or wherever holiday travel takes us this year – many of us will be bringing our […]
Behavior Problems – Bad Dog or Bad Health?
We’ve all been there. A typically well-mannered dog all of a sudden snaps at somebody or another animal. Or perhaps they are refusing to obey a command. The challenge for a pet owner is to […]
Brushing Your Dog’s Coat: Yeah, It’s Important
At Primo Pup Vet Health we get a lot of questions about maintaining a dogs coat (their hair or fur). The canine coat is a complex part of the animal’s body. It protects them, keeps […]
It’s True: Humans & Dogs Communicate
As a pet owner, we undoubtedly believe that we engage in two-way communication with our pets. Often going as far as carrying on conversations with them. This has always been more logical with a dog […]
Dental Care for Dogs
As humans, we are used to obsessively caring for our teeth. We brush every morning and night, floss in between and visit the dentist for a professional cleaning and checkup twice a year. While we […]
How Well Can a Dog See?
We all love looking at dogs. Sit eye to eye with a furry friend and you will likely get a happy, curious gaze back. It’s a fun and heartwarming exercise. But have you ever wondered […]
Caring for Paws in Cold Weather
Paws are an incredible asset to a dog. They allow the animal to feel the ground beneath them with each step to determine if there is a solid footing and any danger lying below. They […]
Grooming: Vital to Dog Health
Thinking about bathing a dog or giving a haircut can sound like quite a chore. These two activities are part of grooming, but the term in general encompasses a lot more and at the same […]
In the past, fleas were synonymous with dogs. If you had a dog, she had fleas. The great news is that in the modern day, fleas are more a relic of classic cartoons than a […]
What Is Heartworm?
If you have visited a vet with your dog, you undoubtedly have been prescribed a preventative medication for heartworm. Often vet visits, especially for young dogs, are overwhelming with a lot of information, activity, medications, […]