Preventing Stress, Fear & Scares At The Vet

french bulldog vet

Yesterday: a dog who panics whenever someone touches her feet. The day before: a dog with anxiety about her ears being touched. These dogs are everywhere; what happened to them?

The answer is something I’ve held back a long time from writing about. It contains criticism of my own profession as well as others. God knows, I’m no saint, and like most vets, I’ve made all these mistakes too. But we’re going to keep making them, so you need to know how to stop them. Continue reading “Preventing Stress, Fear & Scares At The Vet”

Help! My Dog Is Licking His Feet

dog foot licking

‘At A Glance (Details Below)’ What To Know

Why Dogs Lick Their Feet

The main reason why dogs lick their paws is when allergic skin disease causes itchy dermatitis between the toes. Other less common causes include

  • Bacterial or fungal infection
  • Contact dermatitis, trauma or burns
  • Nailbed infections or tumours
  • Or as a response to stress, illness or anxiety.

Now dive deeper. Continue reading “Help! My Dog Is Licking His Feet”