Browse Posts by Dr. Mahaney

My Dogs Won’t Stop Vomiting

Two dogs have been vomiting, and their pet parent can’t afford veterinary care. Our Ask a Vet, Patrick Mahaney, has advice for what to do.


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March 26, 2012 By:
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Why are My Dog’s Teats Enlarged?

My year-old dog’s teats are becoming enlarged. Should I take her to the vet?


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March 20, 2012 By:
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What Caused Blood Clots in My Rottweiler’s Lung?

A 5-year-old Rottweiler died suddenly in his sleep. The vet found blood clots in his lung – what could have caused them?


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February 24, 2012 By:
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Help! My Pit Bull Mix Won’t Eat!

Our Ask A Vet, Dr. Patrick Mahaney, answers a frantic dog mom whose Pit Bull mix refuses to eat.


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February 1, 2012 By:
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My Senior Springer Spaniel is Prone to Urinary Infections

A 15-year-old English Springer Spaniel has frequent urinary infections, and her vet wants to insert a needle to get a sterile urine sample. Is this necessary?


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February 1, 2012 By:
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My Two Skinny Dogs Won’t Eat

Our Ask a Vet, Patrick Mahaney, has advice for the pet parent of two dogs who won’t eat and look miserable.


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January 24, 2012 By:
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I Have a New Puppy – and Lots of Health-Care Questions

Have your puppy eat three to four small meals per day (instead of one large meal) and try to slow down his rate of eating as much as possible to promote chewing and minimize whole-food gulping.


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January 5, 2012 By:
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How Could a Vet Misdiagnose Parvo?

My brother’s vet told him his Bull Terrier puppy had a cold, but it turned out to be parvo. Should he get another vet?


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December 27, 2011 By:
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My Beagle Mix Has a Dark, Dry Patch on His Ear

A Beagle-Shepherd mix has a dark, dry patch on his ear that only bothers him when his dog mom touches it. Our Ask a Vet shares some ideas about the cause.


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December 20, 2011 By:
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Does My Lab Mix Have Gas – or Something More Serious?

A Lab mix has abdominal swelling and frequently vomits. Is it gas or something more serious? Our Ask a Vet, Dr. Mahaney, has advice.


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December 6, 2011 By:
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