Vol. XIII, Week 16 Apr 22, 2024


All Issues

Canine Health

Here's a list of health tips published by the Cornell Riney Canine Health Center.

  • How to clean your dog’s ears - Did you know that a dog’s ear canal is shaped like an “L,” with the eardrum at the bottom right of that angle? Learn why that means cleaning your dog's ears at home isn't as risky as you might think it is.
  • Diarrhea: worry or wait? - There are many reasons your pup may have an upset stomach, but when should you be concerned?
  • Osteoarthritis - Just like in humans, arthritis is a condition that can't be cured, but there are things you can do to make your pet more comfortable and increase their quality of life.
  • Degenerative myelopathy - We collaborate with our friends at Embark to provide dog owners with the latest genetic health information. Learn about Degenerative myelopathy in this health article
  • Urinary tract infections - UTIs are a relatively common condition in dogs, and recognizing symptoms early is an essential step toward making a diagnosis and starting treatment. 

Diet vs Disease

Dr. John Loftus, assistant professor of small animal medicine at   , joins host Michelle Moyal D.V.M. ’07, in the latest episode of the Cornell Veterinary Podcast to discuss his clinical research around nutrition and immunology. The conversation ranges from how sled dogs are a good population to study canine aging, to how owners can navigate the complex world of pet nutrition and its surrounding hype.

You can tune in here.