Pain Management in Older Dogs

June 1, 2018 By Animal Dogtor

As your dog ages, they may begin to experience issues such as arthritis, that can cause them daily unbearable pain. Unlike humans, dogs cannot verbalize their pain, making it difficult for us to recognize they are in pain and if the pain is severe enough for medical treatment. When it comes to pain management in […]

I Just Adopted a New Dog – What Should I Expect for My First Visit?

April 27, 2018 By Animal Dogtor

Congratulations on adopting your new dog! Adopting a new dog is an exciting, wonderful thing. But like all exciting, wonderful things, it comes with certain responsibilities, and keeping your canine companion in good health is at the top of the list. This responsibility begins the moment you adopt your dog, and the first thing you […]

Spring Toxins: What Your Dog Needs to Avoid

March 26, 2018 By Animal Dogtor

Spring is here! After months of spending too much time cooped up inside, avoiding the dangers of winter weather, you—and your dog—can finally get back outdoors and resume your more active lifestyle. But don’t run for the front door just yet. Spring may not come with snow, ice, and below-freezing temperatures, but it does present its own […]

What Causes Ear Infections in Dogs?

February 27, 2018 By Animal Dogtor

What Causes Ear Infections in Dogs? Dog ears come in different shapes, statures, and sizes. Some are pointy and stick straight up; some hang down and are floppy. Some are large, and some are tiny. But, regardless of what they look like, or of how big, or small, they are, all dogs’ ears have one […]

How to Tell if Your Dog Has an Ear Infection

January 26, 2018 By Animal Dogtor

Left untreated, an ear infection in a dog can lead to a variety of serious problems, including, but not limited to, facial paralysis, ocular impairments, and incoordination/loss of balance. As a pet owner, you certainly don’t want your dog to wind up with any of these conditions—and the veterinarians and staff at Animal Medical Center […]

Dental Tips: February is National Pet Dental Month

December 10, 2017 By Animal Dogtor

Your pet’s dental hygiene and habits are just as important as your oral health. Without healthy teeth, your dog or cat can’t or won’t chew their food, and they won’t be able to tell you what the problem is. If you work on their oral care every day, they’ll be less likely to have issues. […]

Keeping Your Pets Safe This Halloween

October 11, 2017 By Animal Dogtor

Halloween is the favorite holiday of many pet owners. After all, there are pet costumes to be picked out, and manning the door on trick-or-treat (or walking around with your kids and pets to collect treats) is a fun experience.

Does My Dog Get Enough Exercise?

September 16, 2017 By Animal Dogtor

Dogs have lots of energy that they want to use with their human companions. If you, as their owner, engage them with plenty of exercise, you’ll have a healthy, happy pet. Dogs that are exercised regularly have fewer behavior problems, fewer GI problems, a healthy weight, and love to snuggle up with their owners. 

Laser Therapy FAQ

August 28, 2017 By Animal Dogtor

Many of our pet owners have heard about laser therapy, but aren’t familiar with the many benefits of this procedure. At Animal Medical Center of Streetsboro, we use laser therapy to heal small cuts and to treat pain and swelling.

Grooming Your Dog for Summer

July 15, 2017 By Animal Dogtor

As the hot weather arrives, you may be anxious to get your dog to the groomer for a summer cut. With all the outdoor play and heat, it seems like a dog would benefit from a nice short cut, but, while grooming is essential to keeping your dog healthy, a close summer shave may actually […]