Fun For Your Dog: Teach Your Dog To Play “Find It”

By Rachele Baker, DVM – Elaine Bryant, from Chasing Dog Tales, posted this fabulous blog post on her website about teaching your dog to play “Find It.” The game of “Find …

Tips From The Vet: How to Give Medications to Your Dog or Cat

By Rachele Baker, DVM – Getting dogs and cats to take medications and/or supplements can be a challenge. If your dog or cat is sick or has a chronic medical …

Video Demonstrating Training a Dog to Enjoy Toenail Trims

By Rachele Baker, DVM – Some dogs do not like having their toenails trimmed, and attempting to trim their nails turns into a struggle that neither the pet parents nor the dog enjoy. I want …

Tips From The Vet: Important Information To Take To Your Pet’s Veterinarian Visit – Handy Checklists

By Rachele Baker, DVM – I see a lot of pet parents and their pets at the veterinary hospitals where I work. Before I examine each pet, I ask pet …

Tips From The Vet: Reliable Online Sources of Veterinary Information About Pet Health

By Rachele Baker, DVM – With the vast amount of information available on the internet, many people search online for information about their pet’s health issues to find potential diagnoses …

Tips From The Vet: Foods To Avoid Feeding Your Pets

By Rachele Baker, DVM – While small amounts of some people foods are safe to feed your pet, others can be quite dangerous. Here is a list of foods to avoid feeding …

10 Ways to Help an Animal Shelter This Christmas

10 Ways to Help an Animal Shelter This Christmas Text Reblogged with Permission from M.K. Clinton at Barking from the Bayou Christmas is quickly approaching and it is a perfect …

Tuesday True Tails: Bentley the Basset Hound and His Lucky Number Seven

By Rachele Baker, DVM – Welcome to this week’s Tuesday True Tails! Tuesday True Tails gives people the opportunity to open up their hearts and share the special moments they have experienced with the pets …

Tuesday True Tails: One Golden Moment In The Life Of A Therapy Dog Named Sandy

By Rachele Baker, DVM – I am pleased to introduce Shirley Schowe as this week’s contributor to Tuesday True Tails. Shirley shares her life and heart with a golden retriever named Sandy. Sandy is a therapy dog and she …

Tuesday True Tails: Lessons Learned From My Dog Anya

By Rachele Baker, DVM – I am pleased to introduce Jennifer Moyer as this week’s contributor to Tuesday True Tails. Jennifer is a writer and blogger who shared her heart with a dog …

Tuesday True Tails: A Min Pin Named Lola

By Rachele Baker, DVM – I am pleased to introduce Melinda Minjares as this week’s contributor to Tuesday True Tails. Melinda is sharing stories about her adventures with her dog Lola. A …

Tuesday True Tails: Twin Cats, Twin Lives

By Rachele Baker, DVM – I am pleased to introduce Peggy Salvatore as this week’s contributor to Tuesday True Tails. Peggy is sharing her story about two cats that she and her sister adopted from …

Book Review: All Creatures Great and Small by James Herriot

By Rachele Baker, DVM – All Creatures Great and Small was written by a veterinarian known by the pen name James Herriot who practiced in the countryside of northern England …

Tuesday True Tails: Mr. Papadopolous’s Donkey

By Rachele Baker, DVM – I am very pleased to introduce my friend Ali Isaac as this week’s contributor to Tuesday True Tails. Ali is a writer and blogger who lives in Ireland where …

Tuesday True Tails: Pet Parents – My Kids Have Fur

By Rachele Baker, DVM – I am pleased to introduce Daniella (Dee) Latham as this week’s contributor to Tuesday True Tails. Dee is a senior copywriter, editor, and freelance writer who shares her life with her two Jack Russell …

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