Blog: Dog Services

Sleeping dog

Dog Heartworm Test

Heartworm disease is caused by mosquitoes biting and feeding off infected animals and transferring the disease to other animals. When feeding off heartworm infected animals, the mosquito picks up heartworm larvae from the bloodstream. After a couple of weeks, the larvae matures in the mosquito’s mouth, the mosquito then inserts…

Dog lying on the ground

Dog Anal Gland Expression

All dogs have a set of anal glands, they are located in the anus and positioned at 4 and 8 o’clock. These glands are normally expressed when a dog has a bowel movement. They are often compared to the scent glands skunks have, that get expressed when they are threatened.

Dog getting its nails trimmed

Nail Trimming for Dogs

Trimming your pet nails is very important. Trimming the nails helps to prevent them from growing too long and curling around into the pad of your pet’s paw. This can be very painful and can also lead to infection. Trimming your dog’s nails also helps to aid in the pet’s…

Two dogs outdoors with fall leaves on the ground

Dog Skin Care

Skin disease in dogs can be extremely frustrating and often, financially taxing for the owner. It can be challenging to determine the root cause and animals sometimes require medical management for life. There are several common symptoms that are often seen with many skin diseases. These include pruritus (itchiness), changes…