Why Is My Dog’s Face Swollen?

A dog with a swollen face

Dogs make wonderful companions and indeed are “man’s best friend.” Surveys have found that 6.4 million homes in the United States have dogs as pets, and there are close to 90 million dogs in the country. Most people feel that their dogs are part of the family. Dogs have moved from backyard pets into our […]

When Do Dogs Stop Growing?

Picture of a dog with a measuring tape, how big will it grow?

“How big will my puppy grow?” It’s a question pet owners frequently ask veterinarians like myself. While it can be difficult to give an exact estimate of a puppy’s adult weight, some factors can help give an idea of what to expect. Read on to learn more about what affects growth in puppies, how you […]