Emergency and First Aid

  • Pet First Aid & Emergency Care Quick links to topics.
  • Heatstroke

Addison’s Disease (Hypoadrenocorticism)

Cushing’s Disease (Hyperadrenocorticism)

CDA (Color Dilution Alopecia)

  • Color Dilution Alopecia Information about CDA
  • Storm’s Regiment An explanation of CDA and nutritional supplements. Storm was an AKC Best of Breed Champion among other titles.

CVI Wobbler’s Syndrome

  • Looking for a certified acupunturist in your area, go to our Veterinarians page.
  • A Wobbler’s Tale …. Treating Wobbler’s via Acupuncture
    The story of Lorelei and how acupuncture helped her.
  • Wobbler’s ….Is there an alternative to surgery?
    The story of Sylvia and the alternative treatment used in treating her condition.

DCM Dilated Cardiomyopathy

  • DAR&E usually offers screenings at a discounted price once or twice per year through Chesapeake Veterinary Cardiology Associates.

GDV Gastric Dilitation Volvulus “Bloat”

  • Bloat


Hip Dysplasia


  • Hypothyroidism in the Dog

Lyme Disease

Other Conditions

Care & Grooming

  • Skin Care Remedies & Tips
  • How to Dremel Dogs Nails An excellent detailed guide including illustrations on how to acclimate your dog to the dremel and how to grind the nails. Select “How to Dremel Dogs Nails” from the bottom left-hand menu.
  • How to Trim Dogs Nails

Diet & Nutrition

  • “What is the Best Food for Dogs?” A vet’s perspective. Difference between grain-based & meat-based.
  • The Overweight Pet Understanding how the pet became overweight and what to do about it.
  • Weight Reducing Diets What you should know about carbohydrates, protiens and fats.
  • Nutrition Section For more information, refer to the Nutrition section for diet and nutrition related articles.
  • Nutrition, Diet & Supplements Excellent articles on food, nutirition, diet including raw & cooked, supplements and more.
  • The Dog Food Project Extensive resource for learning all about what is in commerical dog foods, what to avoid, diet and nutrition information. Everything you need to know about reading and comparing labels and more.
  • Identifying Better Products Detailed look at what ingredients should be in your dog’s food and those to avoid.
  • The Pet Food List Information about Pet foods on the market, where food is made, where ingredients come from, quality of ingredients, recall notices and more.
  • Dog Food Analysis Independent site for information and reviews.