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Dr. Ernie Ward


Why do dogs roll in stinky stuff?

The bottom line is that stink happens, no matter the reason.

Safe chew toys for dogs

Chew toys help keep the teeth and gums healthy and strengthen jaw muscles.
Pet Health

Can a gene defect in dogs help treat epilepsy?

Epilepsy in dogs and cats is one of the most frightening – and frustrating – diseases veterinarians confront.
Pet Health

Dog & cat zoomies: what are they and why do they happen?

Has your pet spontaneously raced around the house before coming to a halt? If so, you may be familiar with the zoomies.
Pet Health

Kid’s best friend: children who grow up with dogs have a lower risk of asthma

A study evaluated over 1,000,000 for ten years and found kids who grew up with dogs had some shocking health benefits.

10 signs your cat loves you

How can we tell if our cats share the same fondness for us that we feel for them?

Black dog syndrome: are black dogs less likely to be adopted?

For years, there’s been concern in the shelter and veterinary community that black dogs were less likely to be adopted.
Pet Health

What if pets had thumbs?

Believe it or not, some cats do have “thumbs”!