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 […]
Treating Your Dog’s Atopic Dermatitis
June 30, 2017 By Animal Dogtor
What Causes My Dog to Itch So Often? Seasonal allergies such as atopic dermatitis, affect around 10% of all dogs. Atopic dermatitis is characterized by recurrent itching, and irritated, scaly skin. This allergic skin disease is caused by environmental allergens such as pollen, mold, and dust mites: the same culprits of many human allergic reactions. […]
Should I Choose Cryosurgery for My Dog?
April 27, 2017 By Animal Dogtor
If your dog is suffering from cancerous tumors or irritating skin growths, he may be a great candidate for Cryosurgery, an effective, relatively painless procedure that serves as a great alternative to treatments that may require long recovery periods and pose serious health risks. What Does Cryosurgery Treat? Cryosurgery, or Cryotherapy, is a minimally-invasive technique […]