How Cold is Too Cold for my Dog to be Outside? – Ask Dr. Andy

>>Meg: The first question is, how cold is too cold for my dog to be outside? Okay. There’s no stock, standard, really good answer for this question. There’s just a huge difference between dogs. Big dogs do much better than little dogs. Long, thick haircoats obviously do better than dogs with really short little haircoats. There’s just a lot of […]

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5 Simple Steps You Need for a Stress-free Cat

So check this out, seriously. Yesterday I was out geocaching.>>Meg: People are still doing that? People are still doing that. I’m still doing that. I was out. I was on Frontage Road. Way out there. I found the BatCave.>>Stephen: Whaaaaaat?? [cell phone buzz] Yeah…I totally did. Hey, I got a tweet! It’s from @jessicaherman93. @drandyroark, I am moving my indoor/outdoor […]

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Is Fish Oil Deadly for my Dog?

[Music]>>Meg: In the Cone of Shame episode on top people foods that poison dogs,>>Meg: fish oils were listed as a food to watch out for. What’s up with that? Ok. I’m not knocking fish oils. Fish oils may be great for pets. They’re full of Omega-3 fatty acids, which have anti-inflammatory properties, or can help with itching, or better hair […]

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5 Strategies To Handle The Cost of Veterinary Care

This week on the cone we’re talking about the cost of vet care and making sure that you can afford it. Let’s go! And now… the vet who treats ducks even though they have outstanding bills… Dr. Andy Roark! So what can we do to make sure that care stays affordable? [Help our pets get jobs have health benefits! Marry […]

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Why Does My Dog Eat Shoes and Underwear? – Ask Dr. Andy

[Music]>>Meg: Why does my dog only like to play with things that aren’t his toys?>>Meg: Like my clothes, my cat’s toys, and other stuff? Ok. This one’s easy. Your clothes are number one on the list because they smell like you. To your dog, you’re the greatest thing in the face of the world, and so obviously they want to […]

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How to get your dog to stop eating poop

How can I get my dog to stop eating poop?? Oh yeah, that’s gross but I get that question a lot. Okay so couple things to know: Eating poop is pretty normal and really common in dogs. They do it for a couple of reasons, puppies especially. Puppies love it and generally they kind of grow out of the habit […]

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5 Signs of a Pet Emergency (Stings, Staggering & Seizure Edition)

[music] It’s time to save your pet’s life! Today we’ll dive into the top five signs of emergencies associated with cuts, bites stings, staggering, and seizures>>VO: This episode of Cone of Shame>>VO: is brought to you by Kinn Kleanbowl [music]>>VO: And now, the vet who looks like>>VO: he’s experiencing facial swelling,>>VO: Dr. Andy Roark! Sometimes it’s hard to tell when […]

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You NEED to Know About These 5 Pet Emergencies (Breathing & Digestion)

It’s time to save your pet’s life! In this episode we’ll be talking about the top signs of breathing and digestion emergencies.>>VO: This episode of Cone of Shame is brought to you by Kinn Kleanbowl. [Music]>>VO: And now, your host, the vet who knows>>VO: a thing or two about bloating>>VO: Dr. Andy Roark! [Music] How do we know if we’ve […]

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How To Get Rid of Fleas on Dogs and Cats

Fleas are one of the most common problems that I see in the vet clinic. Let’s talk about how to get rid of them.>>VO: And now, the vet who doesn’t recommend flea shampoo because fleas don’t have hair>>VO: Dr. Andy Roark! [Music] So let’s say that your pet does have fleas. What are you gonna do?>>Meg: Get in the fetal […]

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2 Simple Tips for Trimming Your Dog or Cat’s Nails

[Music]>>Meg: My pet won’t let me trim her toenails. Do you have any advice? Ok, we see a lot of pets that really don’t like to have their toenails trimmed. It’s quite common. Yeah, so I have generally two pieces of advice that go hand in hand. Number one, I’m a big treat guy. I love positive reinforcement. I love […]

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