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Month: February 2021

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Understanding Dog Anxiety

Written by Dr. Ericka Carroll, VMD [qsm quiz=1] Anxious Dogs: Bellowing Blues and Doggie Downers Just like us, our canine pals can also suffer from relentless worrying, indescribable fears, and sometimes just feel down on life. Left unaddressed, these concerns can lead to physical health problems and emotional unwellness. Luckily, there are things we can do to help lift Fido’s spirits and get his tail wagging. What are the signs of dog anxiety? What are the types and causes of dog anxiety? What can be done to treat dogs with anxiety? Board-certified dog veterinarian Dr. Ericka Carroll digs into this
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Valentine’s Day Pet Safety Tips

Fact checked by a Hello Ralphie expert veterinarian With Valentine’s Day fast approaching, the Hello Ralphie team is here to remind you that not all matches were made by cupid! While you are enjoying your holiday goodies this year embraced with the warm cuddles of your favorite furr-entine, here are a few tips to keep in mind to ensure a paws-itive celebration. Three tips for Valentine’s Day pet safety: Need to see a vet? Try a Hello Ralphie virtual veterinarian appointment Valentine’s Day Pet Safety Tip #1 Why is chocolate bad for dogs? Although good for our heart and soul,