The Doggie Bowl

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FAQ: Why Should you Microchip your Dog?

By: Dr. Zonram Liao, DVM

June 30, 2021 • 7 mins read

I often get this question as to the importance of microchipping their dog. It is SO important, especially on holidays where unexpected sounds that may scare your dog like Fourth of July as it significantly increases your chances of finding…

Advice

Why Does My Dog Cry?

By: Sydney Pokard

June 23, 2021 • 3 mins read

Have you ever wondered why your dog cries? This crying, which is more appropriately termed whimpering or whining, is your dog’s way of communicating many different things. There is no exact canine behavior that translates to the type of crying…

Wellness

The DOGtor is in… The FAQ’s of Dog Shedding

By: Sydney Pokard

March 15, 2021 • 6 mins read

Shedding is a hairy situation that can cover your clothes, couch, bed, and everything in between. But not all dogs shed! I’m here to debunk those myths by answering the most frequently asked questions.

Advice

As Told by Brett the Vet: 9 Ways to Vet your Vet

By: Brett Shorenstein

March 8, 2021 • 7 mins read

The truth is that many people just choose a veterinarian or animal hospital by who’s in the neighborhood—are they close by? Can they see my pet soon? But it’s important to do a little research before choosing a veterinarian! Luckily,…

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Advice from the DOGtor | Fleas, Giardia, Separation

By: Brett Shorenstein

February 4, 2021 • 3 mins read

Dr. Brett Shorenstein (aka The Dogtor) is a general practitioner and owner of Abingdon Square Veterinary Clinic in New York, NY. He is a USDA-accredited Veterinarian whose professional interests include internal medicine, dermatology, and nutrition. If you have a question…

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