Why Your Dog is Throwing Up

Just like humans, dogs get sick and throw up from time to time. When your pet is sick and throwing up, it can be distressing and messy. Dogs vomit for a variety of reasons, many of which are not serious. However, sometimes vomiting can be a sign that something is extremely wrong with your pet, … Read more

Why is My Pet Scratching?

It may sound silly, but pets scratch because they’re itching. The most common cause of itching and scratching in pets is allergies. Pet allergies can be food related or environment related. Food allergies in pets include allergies to gluten, wheat, corn and other grains. Food allergies can be related to some meat protein source as … Read more

Pet Skin And Allergy Care

It is easy to get distracted by the health and condition of your pet’s coat, but forget about the importance of the wellbeing of the skin underneath. It may surprise you to know that, although often covered in hair, your pet’s skin is probably just as sensitive as your own. Our skin is prone to … Read more

Parasite Prevention and Control for Pets

Parasite infestations are an extremely common part of animal ownership. The term parasite is used to describe an organism that lives either inside or on the skin of another organism. In the case for pets, parasites benefit by taking its nutrients from its host. There are many different types of parasite, and each will affect … Read more

Leia M.

A 4 year old, spayed female, German Shepherd Dog named Leia was seen by Doctor Alcorn for ongoing skin disease. Leia had a two month history of horrible skin disease and been examined and treated by two other veterinarians over the previous two months. She was taking six different medications and there was no improvement. … Read more