It’s never the “perfect time” to adopt a new dog, but as Dr. Buzby says in this episode, “Your home and your heart are never really full.” Sharing her own experience with a stray pup who showed up in her yard (and never left), Dr. Buzby helps you prepare for your new arrival (or better integrate them now that that they’re home) in this episode.
The Buzby Dog Podcast
Welcome to The Buzby Dog Podcast! Listen to integrative veterinarian Dr. Buzby as she shares true stories, life lessons, and insightful advice on how to help your dog live the longest, healthiest life possible. Whether she's sharing dog wellness tips, senior dog care advice, or updates on dog health care concerns, you're sure to hear good dog news delivered with a healthy dose of wit and wisdom!
Fibrocartilaginous Embolism (FCE) sounds like a hopeless diagnosis. But as Dr. Buzby reveals in this episode, a spinal stroke (the layman term for FCE) doesn’t necessarily mean a long-term negative outcome for your dog.
Dr. Buzby covers the basics about FCE in this episode, but you can find more information, including a heartwarming blog post about a dog named Ozzie’s FCE recovery, at our website: ToeGrips.com
Though a case is six times more rare in dogs than horses, it’s not impossible for dogs to contract tetanus. So, why are our dogs not vaccinated against tetanus when they get rabies and other regular “shots”? This episode has all the info on tetanus in dogs, from the tell-tale signs of the toxin, the difference in generalized and localized tetanus as well as how you and your vet team are going to treat your dog in the case they ever do suffer from tetanus.
‘Why didn’t you tell me?!?’ is something you can’t say after this episode. Dr. Buzby shares the specific causes and dangers of rabies in dogs, along with some great examples of parenting teen boys with specificity.
The benefit of rabies vaccination for dogs is huge, but the real advantage of widespread vaccination is the effect it has on human exposure to this deadly virus as Dr. Buzby illustrates. This episode also covers titers. What they are as well as what they can and can’t signify. So, listen up and don’t say we didn’t tell you so!
Lyme disease is something you’ve probably heard of many times, and perhaps even have a friend or family member who suffers from it. But how much do you know about Lyme disease in dogs?
From the origin of the name to stats on exposure in the United States for both dogs and humans, Dr. Buzby covers many facets of this disease in this episode. Most importantly, perhaps, is prevention. She details both the present and future of vaccinations for dogs and humans and recommends one type of vaccination exclusively for the most complete coverage for your dog.