Prozac for Dogs

Prozac for Dogs

It’s a running joke among professionals in the dog industry that high-strung dogs should be on Prozac. While this used to be a joke and nothing more, it’s actually a legitimate treatment for anxiety and certain behavioral problems. If you’ve been working hard with your dog to eliminate destructive anxiety or behavioral issues but behavior … Read more

Paxil for Dogs

Paxil for Dogs

Many veterinarians are presented with cases where an owner is considered euthanizing their pet because of seemingly incurable behavioral problems. Whether they’ve proceeded with training or other behavior modifications is sometimes a mystery, and some owners swear that no amount of training will stop destructive or harmful behavior from their dog. Because of this sad … Read more

Zoloft for Dogs

Zoloft for Dogs

Zoloft (sertraline) is one of the most commonly prescribed antidepressants in human medicine. With minimal side effects and sweeping efficacy, it works wonders on people suffering from depression and anxiety. If you’ve had concerns about your dog’s mental health, don’t feel silly! Just like humans, dogs are commonly diagnosed with disorders like anxiety, and Zoloft … Read more

Ativan for Canine Anxieties and Phobias

Ativan for Canine Anxieties and Phobias

Ativan for Canine Anxieties and Phobias Like humans, dogs are capable of developing anxiety and phobias. The most common phobias-thunder, vacuums, and hair dryers-probably don’t seem like a big deal to you as a human, but to your dog, they’re absolutely terrifying. Whether thunder sends your dog clawing through the wall or they retreat to … Read more

Can I Give My Dog Benadryl?

Can I Give My Dog Benadryl?

Spring may be a season of rebirth, but it’s also the season for some pretty gnarly allergies. Sneezing, coughing, runny eyes, and the constant need to blow your nose can drive you crazy. If your dog is joining you in this allergy-induced misery, don’t automatically give them a dose of your trusty Benadryl unless you … Read more

Can I Give My Dog Pepto-Bismol?

Can I Give My Dog Pepto-Bismol?

It seems that dogs have a penchant for choosing the middle of the night or the middle of the living room carpet to be seized with an upset stomach. Whether your dog has a sensitive stomach, they like to eat weird things at the dog park, or they come down with a virus, you might … Read more

Is Rimadyl Safe for Dogs?

Is Rimadyl Safe for Dogs?

Since all over the counter human pain medications are toxic to your dog, you might wonder if there’s anything you can give your dog for pain. While there isn’t anything you can pick up in the drugstore, your veterinarian has plenty of options available for you. Whether your dog is getting creaky in the joints … Read more

Is Tylenol Safe for Dogs?

Is Tylenol Safe for Dogs?

Is Tylenol Safe for Dogs? Dogs seem to have a knack for injuring themselves at the most inconvenient times. Whether it’s while you’re out in the woods camping or at 3am on a Sunday night, you know the frustration of your dog being in pain when you don’t have immediate access to a veterinarian. If … Read more