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sick dog under blanket
September 27, 2020

Bland Diet: A Calm in the GI Storm

Dr. Paige Wallace

Diarrhea and vomiting: as much havoc as they wreak on your carpeting, imagine your pup’s gut. Vomiting and diarrhea are some of the most common ailments that we see pets for at an emergency hospital, and they may be accompanied by a la...

Dr. Paige Wallace
September 19, 2020

Quite a few bugs in your ear

Dr. Paige Wallace

As duck season approaches and we spend more time on water retrievals, I am battling an ear infection in my lab Colt. Colt has had a few major ear infections before, and part of that is because he is a lab mix. Labs have naturally narrow ...

duck tolling retriever by pond
August 27, 2020

Giardia: The Bane of Water Dogs

Dr. Paige Wallace

As many of you gear up for hunting season, I know your 4-legged hunting buddies are chomping at the bit to join you. Whether you’re heading out to moose camp, gearing up for waterfowl, or adventuring in the mountains, the call to go is i...

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August 23, 2020

Choosing a Diet for Your Dog

Dr. Paige Wallace

Choosing a diet for your dog can be a difficult and daunting decision. There are so many different choices for makers and brands, flavors, protein and micronutrient make-up, treatment/age-focused foods, and prescription diets. Your petâ€...

australian shepherd chewing on rawhide
July 30, 2020

Chew on This: Dental Health for Pets

Dr. Paige Wallace

What can you do at home to care for your pet’s teeth and set them up for dental success? Simple answer: the same as you do for your own — brush their teeth twice a day. However, very few people have the time or dedication to brush their ...

cute australian shepherd puppy
July 13, 2020

Pet Insurance: Under Cover-Age

Dr. Paige Wallace

One of the most underutilized resources available today in veterinary medicine is pet insurance.  I find that less than 15% of my clients have insurance for their pets. Why do so few people invest in pet insurance? Because most people a...

black lab lying in grass on his back with tennis ball
June 25, 2020

GDV: What’s the Big FLIPPING Deal?

Dr. Paige Wallace

Most dog owners are familiar with “bloat,” which is a piece of the GDV (gastric dilatation and volvulus) scenario. Unfortunately, that is not the whole story. A GDV involves gaseous distension of the stomach, which then completely tw...

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May 4, 2020

Parvo: A Real Toilet Paper Emergency

Dr. Paige Wallace

Parvovirus, parvoviral enteritis, parvo, the puppy killer… By any name, parvo causes fatigue, lack of appetite, vomiting, and diarrhea Diarrhea DIARRHEA. Coronavirus has brought the world to its knees with a worldwide 3.4% mortality ra...