Which dog vaccines are absolutely necessary? This is a common question and a good one. We all want to do what is best for our pups. To help you make that decision, integrative veterinarian Dr. Julie Buzby takes an in-depth look at dog vaccinations and gives her take on the answer to that question.
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Searching for a trusted resource on senior dog care, dog wellness, and dog health issues? As an integrative veterinarian with 20+ years of experience, Dr. Julie Buzby shares comprehensive information on canine topics you care about. From senior dog health problems like canine arthritis to everyday dilemmas like stopping a dog's nail from bleeding, no dog health topic is too big or small. Find thoughtful answers, delivered with a healthy dose of encouragement, in Dr. Buzby's award-winning dog blog.
Cataracts in dogs may sometimes make a dog’s vision cloudy or steal it completely. But, as you will see from Clark’s story, that doesn’t have to keep a dog from having a wonderful life. Integrative veterinarian Dr. Julie Buzby explains what a cataract is, and discusses the causes, stages, symptoms, treatment, complications, and how to help your dog adjust to being blind.
The term “proprioception in dogs (i.e. the ability to tell where the limbs are in space) may not mean much to you until dog starts walking oddly. Then suddenly it becomes a bit more important. Integrative veterinarian, Dr. Julie Buzby, explains what proprioception is, how we evaluate it, reasons for proprioception loss, possible treatments, and ways to help your dog.
If you ever find a lump under your dogs skin, it can be a bit unsettling—especially if you have a senior dog. Today, Julie Buzby, DVM, welcomes Jennifer Shepherd, DVM, to the blog to share about a common and harmless tumor known as a lipoma—and what you should do if you ever find a mass that seems out of place.
Wondering if Pepto-Bismol for dogs is a safe way to soothe your pup’s upset tummy? Unfortunately, the answer is typically “no”. Integrative veterinarian Dr. Julie Buzby explains how a seemingly innocent Pepto-Bismol tablet almost led one of her patients to have an unnecessary surgery. She also discusses 6 other reasons to avoid the temptation to give your dog Pepto-Bismol.