A Veterinarian's PSA - Shaving The Dog for Summer

Posted at August 23, 2022 in Blog by Slava Darozhkin

“‘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. 

How to House Train a Dog or Puppy

Posted at May 10, 2021 in Blog by Slava Darozhkin

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. 

Can a Vet Offer Pet Nutritional Advice?

Posted at April 20, 2021 in Blog by Slava Darozhkin

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?

Do Vets Have to Report Abusive Pet Owners?

Posted at April 10, 2021 in Blog by Slava Darozhkin

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!