A dog paw pad injury can run the gamut from burns to cuts or punctures. To help you know what to do if your dog has a hurt paw pad, integrative veterinarian Dr. Julie Buzby describes the types of paw pad injuries. Plus she gives step-by-step first aid instructions for paw pad injuries and explains when to call the vet.
Our Blog: The Buzby Bark
Searching for a trusted resource on senior dog care, dog wellness, and dog health issues? As an integrative veterinarian with 20+ years of experience, Dr. Julie Buzby shares comprehensive information on canine topics you care about. From senior dog health problems like canine arthritis to everyday dilemmas like stopping a dog's nail from bleeding, no dog health topic is too big or small. Find thoughtful answers, delivered with a healthy dose of encouragement, in Dr. Buzby's award-winning dog blog.
Dog Choking? Learn How to Save Your Dog’s Life
Is your dog choking? Integrative veterinarian Dr. Julie Buzby provides guidelines to help you recognize choking and gives clear step-by-step instructions for performing the Heimlich maneuver and the eXternal eXtraction Technique (XXT) on your dog. Plus, she discusses five conditions that look like choking but do not involve an object obstructing the airway.
Lyme Disease in Dogs: 10 Facts You Need To Know
Do Senior Dogs Need Heartworm Medication? Yes, and Here’s Why
If you are asking yourself “Do senior dogs need heartworm medication?”, reading this article could save your dog’s life. Senior dog expert and integrative veterinarian Dr. Julie Buzby explains why, in her professional opinion, the answer to this question is a resounding “Yes! Yes! One million times, yes!”
Hair Loss on a Dog’s Tail: 10 Causes
Hair loss on a dog’s tail can occur due to a variety of conditions. Some are temporary while others may require life-long management. To provide a starting point for dog parents, integrative veterinarian Dr. Julie Buzby explains the causes, symptoms, and treatment for 10 conditions that cause dogs to lose hair on on their tails.