PUPPY VACCINE RECOMMENDATIONS

Angell Memorial Animal Hospital General Practice & Preventative Medicine CANINE VACCINES All dogs should be vaccinated. Even if you’re adopting a dog and think he’s probably had his shots, play it safe and have him vaccinated again. It’s better to give an extra...

PREGNANCY IN DOGS

Dr. Debra Primovic General Practice & Preventative Medicine –  Theriogenology OVERVIEW Pregnancy is the period of gestation when the young are developing in the mother’s uterus. Normal gestation in dogs is 58 to 68 days (the average is 63 days). The litter...

OBESITY IN DOGS

Dr. Rebecca Remillard Nutrition OVERVIEW Obesity is defined as the excessive accumulation of body fat. Between 25 and 40 percent of dogs are considered obese or are likely to become obese. It is the most common nutrition-related health condition in dogs in our...

MICROCHIPPING FOR YOUR DOG’S SAFETY

Dr. Dawn Ruben General Practice & Preventative Medicine OVERVIEW Microchips are fast becoming a popular method for permanent identification of pets. The chips are considered reliable and an effective way to identify lost pets. The chip is small, compact and...

NORMAL LABOR AND DELIVERY IN THE DOG

General Practice & Preventative Medicine –  Theriogenology BE PREPARED Giving birth can be a frightening, confusing and painful experience for both the dog and the owner. Knowing and understanding normal labor and delivery, as well as proper pregnancy care,...