Merry Fitzgerald DVM

Let's toast to NOT exposing dogs to potential toxic foods like grapes.
Beware of chocolate, onion and grape toxicity in dogs. Read More

Cystinuria is a urinary-tract disorder involving an entirely different type of stone.
Everything you need to know about this urinary-tract disorder. Read More
Everything you need to know about this identification transmitter. Read More
Merry Fitzgerald discusses spinal anomalies in dogs. Read More

A dog with a normal palate. Dogs with clefts have a separation along the bony hard palate on the roof of the mouth or the flexible soft palate in the back of the mouth.
Merry Fitzgerald DVM addresses these two important breeder concerns. Read More
What is the best way to revive a newborn puppy? Read More

While strawberries are safe for dogs to eat, not all berries are.
... except when they're not. Read More

Estrogen and testosterone are important hormones for sexual reproduction, but elevated levels can be concerning.
When it comes to sex hormones, there can be too much of a good thing. Read More


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