“Happiness is a warm puppy.”

Charles Schulz

“My goal is to be as good of a person as my dog already thinks I am.”


“If you get to thinking you’re a person of some influence, try ordering someone else’s dog around.”

Will Rogers

Oh, Mercy! All about MRSA Dog Infections

For those of you who haven’t heard the buzz, there is a a “new” strain of bacteria which is resistant to widely used antibiotics like penicillins and cephalosporins. MRSA stands for methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus, a bacteria which has acquired a gene that prevents certain antibiotics from binding to it. Obviously a pathogen which is drug-resistant can be dangerous, and this has been a growing problem in the past 10-15 years. More

Why is My Dog Scooting?

Dogs have two glands just inside the anus on either side which are filled with a very foul-smelling material. Small amounts of this material are normally released when your dog has a bowel movement or gets frightened or excited. Some dogs are “anatomically challenged” when it comes to natural evacuation, and this material can build up on the inside. This can be uncomfortable, causing the dog to rub his backside on the floor (“scooting”) in an attempt to release the fluid. More

Fun Dog Videos

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Handy Links

Dog Publications

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Dog Breeds

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Pet Projects

For additional handy links for your dog or cat, check out MetVetNYC’s Pet Projects.