About Deb M. Eldredge, DVM

Deb M. Eldredge, DVM is a Cornell graduate and the first recipient of the Gentle Doctor Award. She is an award-winning veterinarian and writer.

Nosing Their Way to Confidence

Nosing Their Way to Confidence

Exercise & Enrichment

One thing every dog knows how to do and loves to do is sniff. Dogs devote over 40 percent more of their brains to smells than we do and have up to 300 million olfactory receptors in their nose compared to the paltry six million we humans have. That makes sniffing sports and games a […]

How To Trim Puppy Nails Without a Fuss

How To Trim Puppy Nails Without a Fuss

Grooming

Puppy nails are sharp. Because puppies have yet to learn that jumping on people is unwanted, those sharp nails can do some damage to your skin. It’s important then to introduce your puppy to nail trimming as soon as you bring him home. When his nails are trimmed early and often, it becomes a normal […]