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Dr. Ernie Ward

Pet Health

Cytopoint allergy treatment for dogs

Got a pup with an itch that can't be scratched? A new, non-pharmaceutical treatment has been approved in the U.S.

5 reasons why cats wag their tails

For dogs, tail wagging is a clear signal of happiness, excitement or maybe a little nervousness, but for most felines, itÔÇÖs an entirely different story.
Pet Health

The emotional toll of caring for sick pets

Has having a sick pet ever impacted your family?

How much can dogs remember?

Dogs may remember more than we thought, at least according to a Hungarian study.
Pet Health

Opioid epidemic puts police dogs in danger

Death by narcotics is rare for police dogs, but the recent surge in opioid arrests has increased the risks and numbers of K-9s affected.
Pet Care

Money matters: make your peace between profit and charity in practice

Where do we draw the line between profit and compassion?
Pet Health

Stress makes dogs go gray

Anxious dogs may suffer premature graying, much like American Presidents and stressed-out fathers of teenage daughters.

Why do dogs wag their tails?

Tail wagging is synonymous with friendliness and love, contentment and delight. But is this long-standing association myth or fact?