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Meet Christianne Schelling, DVM

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Dr. Christianne Schelling is a graduate of the University of California, Davis School of Veterinary Medicine. She is devoted to increasing the health and happiness of all companion animals. She shares her home and office with several rescued dogs and cats.

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Dr. Schelling's Past Columns:

 
Issue 38: January 11
Dog anal sac disease information.
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Issue 37: January 11
Dog Ear Infections.
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Issue 33: October 10
How to recognize and treat ringworm in dogs.
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Issue 31: September 10
Information on dog bloat known as Gastric Dilation and Volvulus.
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Issue 30: September 10
How to treat fleas in puppies and pregnant dogs.
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Issue 29: August 10
Why dogs sometimes vomit.
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Issue 28: August 10
How to treat bad dog breath.
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Issue 27: July 10
Top ten dog emergencies.
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Issue 26: July 10
How can I tell if my dog has a Cuterebra infection?
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Issue 24: June 10
How can I keep my dog safe on the Fourth of July?
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Issue 24: June 10
How can I tell if my dog is sick?
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Issue 23: May 10
When should I neuter my puppy?
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Issue 22: May 10
How well do dogs hear?
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Issue 21: April 10
Causes of dog diarrhea.
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Issue 20: April 10
Emergency care for suspected poisoning
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Issue 19: March 10
How to clean up dog urine.
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Issue 18: March 10
I'm worried about my dog catching a parasite. What should I look out for and how can I prevent my dog from catching parasites?
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Issue 17: February 10
What is better for dogs, wet or dry food?
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Issue 16: February 10
Are dogs capable of love as we know it?
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Issue 15: January 10
How are dogs helping in the Haiti Earthquake Disaster?
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Issue 14: January 10
My dog has taken up the habit of humping. How can I correct this behavior?
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Issue 13: December 09
Do you have any tips for traveling with dogs?
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Issue 12: November 09
Should I microchip my dog? Is it safe? Painless? Should I microchip my dog?
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Issue 11: November 09
What can I do to make sure my dog has a safe and happy Thanksgiving?
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Issue 10: October 09
How can our dog have a relatively safe, sound, and stress-free Halloween?
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Issue 9: September 09
Sigh . . . our once-young pups are getting older. How can we make the rest of their years as wonderful and satisfying as possible?
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Issue 8: August 09
Do you have any tips on making sure our dog drinks enough water and doesn't drink from unhealthy sources?
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Issue 7: July 09
What can we do to help our dog feel more safe and secure during our July Fourth party and all the fireworks in the neighborhood?
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Issue 6: June 09
Our dog's urine is apparently killing the grass. Any advice?
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Issue 5: May 09
When should I be worried about fleas and ticks?
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Issue 4: April 09
Could you please explain heartworm disease and suggest prevention and treatment strategies?
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Issue 3: March 09
Why is my dog losing weight?
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Issue 2: February 09
Why and how should I brush my dog's teeth?
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Issue 1: December 08
Our dog is scratching at sores and dry patches that have developed on her skin. What's causing this and what should we do?
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