'Tails From The Vet' is SYV Humane Society & D.A.W.G's very own blog, featuring tips, tricks, advice, and general education about a variety of topics you'll hopefully find useful about your pet.

by Dr. Shana Schank, DVM

Did you know that dental disease is the most common disease of dogs and cats? About 85% of pets have dental disease by three years of age. This condition can lead to severe pain, bone infection, and internal organ disease. Regular home care and professional treatment are the best means of preventing and combating this problem.

by Dr Shana Schank, DVM

You may have heard about canine influenza in the news, but what is it? Canine influenza, or dog flu, is a flu virus that recently adapted to infect dogs. It was first found in the United States in 2015 and has caused several outbreaks around the country.