Dr. Franck, I have a new dog in my house and I would like to know if I should walk him often or not. My first neighbor tells me that I should go as often as possible. Then my second neighbor tells me that it depends on each dog and that it’s he who decides. […]
How Often Should I Take My Dog To The Vet?
Dr. Franck, I’m wondering how often I should take my dog to the vet. Can you please help me? Of course, I can! If I can answer this question in two words, I would say ‘it depends’!!! Haha! I know that’s not what you wanted to hear, but I like to be funny sometimes 😉 […]
Urinary Problems in Dogs: What You Should Know
Dr. Franck, my dog seems to have urinary problems. He has been going outside several times and seems to be peeing several times. What should I do? First of all, let’s talk about urinary problems as a whole because they are a fairly common problem for pet owners. These problems can be mild or severe […]
The Complete Dog Diarrhea Guide
If you’ve ever had a dog, I’m sure you’ve probably had a diarrhea problem too. It’s almost a guarantee! Indeed, this problem of the digestive system is certainly among the most common reasons for consultations. So Dr. Franck, why is it so common and what can you do when your dog has diarrhea? As is […]
The Complete Guide To Dog Coughing (What To Do, Symptoms)
Dr. Franck, my dog has a cough, what should I do? Don’t worry my friend, I know you are worried and I will show you everything you need to know. To begin with, let’s get down to the basics: there are many reasons for a dog to cough, and we’ll come back to them a […]
How Long Are Dogs Pregnant?
In these short articles, let’s call them Vet-Express, we will address topics that do not need much explanation. Hence, in this case, the question is simply: Dr. Franck, how long is my dog’s gestation/pregnancy period? The answer is probably a bit variable, although generally we talk about a duration of 58 to 65 days1 , although […]
CBD Supplements For Dogs And Cats: Where Are We Now?
CBD is probably the supplement that attracts the most curiosity from pet owners. This is especially true with the legalization of cannabis in Canada. However, it is important to understand that several companies can produce this supplement (often in the form of oil) and that this field is still relatively new. This also means that […]
I Have A Fat Dog: What Can I Do?
Like many people in North America, there are also many dogs that are overweight. When this excess weight gets out of control, it is called obesity. And although talking about weight can sometimes be taboo, the fact remains that it is one of the most important criteria in the health of your pet. Did you […]
Temperature in Dogs: What You Need To Know
So you think your dog has an abnormal temperature, you are worried… But what can I do, Dr. Franck? Let me guide you through this short guide to know what is normal, and what is not! To begin with, how do I check my dog’s temperature? You’ve touched his forehead, ears and paws and all […]
Vaccines For Dogs: Reactions, Symptoms (and more)
You’re on your way to the vet and you’re wondering about possible reactions to the vaccine your dog will receive. First, you should know that the vaccination will stimulate your dog’s immune system over an initial period of a few days. During this time, the body produces defenses called antibodies. These antibodies will be the […]