Posts By: Dr. Dym

As a practicing veterinarian, Michael Dym has over 19 years of experience and dedication to enhancing the overall health and well-being of pets. His commitment and passion for pet health continuously drives him to learn more about the art and science of homeopathy through ongoing training and education. You can also find Dr. Dym on Google+
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Aural hematomas are fairly common in pets

Prevent a recurrence of your pet’s ear hematoma

(By: Dr. Dym)

Ear hematomas are very common clinical skin/ear complaints of dogs and cats that present to the small animal practitioner. An ear hematoma (or aural hematoma) is actually a blood filled balloon-like swelling of the ear flap(s) that is often due
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Feb 22nd is Walking the Dog Day

Tips for a happy, healthy walk with your dog

(By: Dr. Dym)

Today is Walking the Dog Day! This is wonderful opportunity for both animal guardian and their canine companions to not only bond more closely, but also to get some well-needed exercise. A great aspect of this special day is that
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Scooting is most often caused by impacted anal glands

Get to the bottom of your dog’s scooting

(By: Dr. Dym)

A very common question heard in canine small animal practice is “Why does my dog scoot its rear end so much?” Probably the most common cause of this in most pets is impacted anal sacs (i.e. anal glands), which, if
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A veterinary exam is necessary to confirm a diagnosis of ear mites

Does my cat really have ear mites?

(By: Dr. Dym)

A common, but yet often over-diagnosed cause of ear problems in cats is the presence of ear mites. While common in outdoor cats, young kittens or cats from unclean environments and/or shelter situations, the incidence of ear mites in adult
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