Golden Retriever Ears

Why Do My Dog’s Ears Feel Hot? – Let’s Talk About Food Allergies In Dogs

By Rachele Baker, DVM – Why do your dog’s ears sometimes feel hot? One reason is that a dog’s ears may get hot due to low grade inflammation as a result of allergies. Classic signs …

Flowers in Downtown Livermore

52 Snapshots of Life Weekly Themed Photo Challenge: Week 9: Purple

By Rachele Baker, DVM – Last week I found out about the 52 Snapshots of Life Photo Challenge being hosted by The Lazy Pitbull. Last week’s photo challenge was Mirror …

Liebster Award

I’ve Been Nominated for the Liebster Award!

By Rachele Baker, DVM – I am very pleased to announce that Elaine from Chasing Dog Tales  recently nominated me for the Liebster Award! Thank you very much, Elaine! The …

Exhibit Hall, Western Veterinary Conference

Soaking Up Knowledge and Having Fun at the Western Veterinary Conference in Las Vegas

By Rachele Baker, DVM – I just got back from attending the Western Veterinary Conference held at the Mandalay Bay Hotel and Casino Convention Center in Las Vegas, Nevada, February …

Glasswing Butterfly

The Glasswing Butterfly

By Rachele Baker, DVM – I recently saw a photo online of a glasswing butterfly and I was mesmerized with its unusual beauty. Glasswinged butterflies (Greta oto) are primarily found …

February Is National Pet Dental Health Month

Your Pet’s Dental Health Affects Their Overall Health | Infographic

By Rachele Baker, DVM – In honor of February’s National Pet Dental Health Month, I created the following infographic. This is the first time I ever created an infographic and I had a lot of …

Teach Your Dog To Play Find It

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 …

Chessie

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 …

Teaching A Dog To Enjoy Toenail Trims Video

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 …

Dog and Cat

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 …

Savanna Reading a Tablet

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 …

Dog Begging at Table

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 …

Bentley

True Tales: Bentley the Basset Hound and His Lucky Number Seven

By Rachele Baker, DVM – I am pleased to introduce Melissa Clinton (who writes under the pen name M. K. Clinton) as the author of this True Tale. Melissa is an author and …

Sandy from A Golden Moment in the Day of a Therapy Dog

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

By Rachele Baker, DVM – I am pleased to introduce Shirley Schowe as the author of this True Tale. Shirley shares her life and heart with a golden retriever named Sandy. Sandy is a therapy dog and she and Shirley work together …

Anya

True Tales: Lessons Learned From My Dog Anya

By Rachele Baker, DVM – I am pleased to introduce Jennifer Moyer as the author of this True Tale. Jennifer is a writer and blogger who shared her heart with a dog named …

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Liebster Award February 2015

Liebster Award February 2015


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