“‘Summer’s here, I guess it’s time to shave down the dog…’ No!” But no, says Dr. Jeff Werber of Los Angeles County. For dogs, their coat is thermoregulatory, which means that NOT shaving them will keep them cooler.
From pet grooming tips to prescription drugs advice, Dr. Jeff Werber’s weekly AMA (ask me anything) tackled every doubt his Instagram followers had in 2021.
Welcome to the club, fur parent! It is a pleasure to have you here. Hopefully, you've enjoyed the precious time you have already spent with your new baby. Now, it's time to up your fur parent game and learn the ropes of how to house train a dog or puppy.
Each animal has its distinct nutritional needs. For example, a growing puppy requires about twice the calories as an adult dog of the same breed. You need the help of experts for this. Who do you call for nutritional advice?
Although it might be a subject you prefer not to think about, animal abuse is unfortunately rife throughout the United States. So much so, that one animal suffers abuse every 60 seconds. Visit Dr. Jeff Werber’s Instagram account (@werbs_dvm) to view and submit questions and answers on weekly AMAs – or call and leave a voicemail at 424-835-0576. Your call will be returned posthaste. For emergencies, download Dr. Jeff Werber’s app Airvet, a video-chat option for veterinary needs at any time of day or night!