Welcome to Dogs’ Health Problems. Our website covers everything dog health-related categorized into easy to find categories so you can quickly find what you are looking for. Whether your dog has ear, eye or orthopedic health problems and anything else, our website is easy to navigate and our dog health articles are readily available at the touch of a button. Can’t find what you are looking for? You can always use our handy search button conveniently located at the right-hand side on each and every one of our pages.

We are always growing and adding new content so to cover more and more dog health problems and add them to our virtual library. Who are we? We are a website committed to providing comprehensive and easy to understand articles on some common and not-so-common health problems in dogs. Several of our articles are written by veterinarians as the ones featured below.

We strive to use information provided by professionals in the field and most of our links reach out to reputable veterinary websites as we put a lot of research in our articles and strive to provide verifiable and accurate information. However, Dogs’ Health Problems and its associated content is not meant to be used as a substitute for professional veterinary advice. If your dog is sick or acting abnormally, please see your veterinarian. By using this website, you accept this disclaimer.  We hope you find this website useful.

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Our Contributors

Dr. Jennifer Coates attended McGill University in Montreal, Quebec, Canada for her undergraduate training in biology. She then worked for several years in the fields of conservation and animal welfare before returning to her first love, veterinary medicine. She was valedictorian of her graduating class at the Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine and has worked as an Associate Veterinarian and Chief of Staff in several practices in Virginia, Wyoming and Colorado.

Dr. Coates is also a veterinary advisor for several companies and the author of numerous articles, short stories and books, including the Dictionary of Veterinary Terms, Vet-Speak Deciphered for the Non-Veterinarian.  She lives in Fort Collins, Colorado with her husband, children and pets.

Dr. Joanne Fernandez-Lopez is an emergency veterinarian on staff in the Emergency and Critical Care Department at Florida veterinary Referral Center (FVRC). Originally from Puerto Rico, Dr. Joanne Fernandez-Lopez graduated from North Carolina State University – College of Veterinary Medicine in Raleigh, NC.

Prior to joining FVRC, Dr. Fernandez-Lopez worked in small animal general practice and as a relief doctor in South East Florida. Her professional interests include dermatology, surgery, internal medicine, preventive medicine, reptile medicine and practice management.

In her free time, Dr. Fernandez-Lopez enjoys relaxing at the beach, paddle boarding, kayaking, and surfing. She has a small Tibetan spaniel mix named Carlitos.

Dr. Eric Weiner is a small animal veterinarian practicing in Orlando, Florida. He is a third generation veterinarian as both his father and grandfather are vets. Although he grew up following both of them around and wanted to be a veterinarian himself, he took a bit of a detour and attended Hofstra University originally as a music major.

Eventually realizing his true passion still lays within Veterinary Medicine, he switch majors and graduated in 2010 with a BA in biology and dual minors in biochemistry and music. Dr. Weiner attended Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine and graduated in 2015, concentrating in mixed animal medicine and surgery. During his clinical year, his favorite rotation was which ever he was currently on. He especially enjoyed spending time at the Penn Vet Working Dog Center, where he worked closely with search and rescue dogs, diabetic alert dogs, and even cancer detection dogs.

When Dr. Weiner is not working with animals, he enjoys riding his motorcycle and playing baseball. He is married to his high school sweetheart and they are enjoying their brand new baby girl. In addition, they live with their therapy dog Murphy, and two cats, Stella and Luna.

Dr. Anna Cherry BSc Hons BVSc MRCVS

Since graduating from Liverpool Vet School in 2006, Anna has worked in small animal practice and has setup and run her own mobile veterinary service.

She has a special interest in canine nutrition and internal medicine and recently completed a certificate in Canine and Feline nutrition.

Away from the world of veterinary, she loves spending time with her Golden Retriever Chester, who likes to keeps her on her toes with all his various ailments.

Dr. Ivana Crnec is a graduate of the University Sv. Kliment Ohridski’s Faculty of Veterinary Medicine in Bitola, Republic of Macedonia. She is a certified nutritionist and is certified in HAACP food safety system implementation.

She currently practices as a veterinarian in Bitola and is completing her postgraduate studies in the Pathology of Domestic Carnivores at the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine in Zagreb, Croatia.

Ivana’s research has been published in international journals, and she regularly attends international veterinary conferences.

Dr. Samantha Bartlett is an associate veterinarian at Case Veterinary Hospital in Savannah, GA. She received her undergraduate degree in Biology from the University of Alabama at Birmingham and continued to get her DVM at Auburn University.

Before returning back to work in Savannah, Dr. Bartlett spent time as a veterinarian in the Florida Keys where she was able to learn about holistic medicine and gain more experience in feline medicine – two fields that hold great interest for her. Dr. Bartlett is also working to broaden her skills in dentistry.

Dr. Bartlett shares her home with her dog, Boone and her three cats, Isabelle, Amelia and Oswald. In her free time, she enjoys walking the beach, paddleboarding and lazy days with a good book.


Dr. Jennifer Bronk attended the University of Maryland at College Park for her undergraduate training in Kinesiology. She then moved to California where for the next six years she took pre-veterinary classes and worked in various veterinary clinics. She earned her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine degree from the University of California at Davis in 2007.

After graduating from veterinary school, Dr. Bronk moved to Washington State to complete a year-long equine medicine and surgery internship. She practiced as a large-animal veterinarian for two years, then went back to her first love of small-animal emergency and critical care medicine where she has been ever since.

Dr. Bronk and her husband live in the beautiful Pacific Northwest with their daughter and twin sons. When she has a moment between her busy work and family schedules, Dr. Bronk enjoys staying active by running, trail racing, hiking and snowboarding.

DVM Ivana Vukasinovic is a veterinarian in Belgrade, capital city of Serbia.

She received her B.S from University of Belgrade in 2012, and her master’s degree from Veterinary University, Belgrade.

Before eventually becoming director of  Vetanima Doo, company that sells animal food, medicine and supplements, she have worked in many different fields of sales. After finishing college, she started working as sales person in biggest Serbian bookshop chain, and being passionate about books, she had reached the position of publisher.

After leaving this field, she started working as a veterinary commercialist, and then landing a job as veterinarian at veterinary pharmacy, in the same company in which she is now acting as director.

When she is not working, she is either glued to some fantasy book or cooking for friends. She currently resides in Belgrade with her cat Mile.

Ines Di Giacomo DVM graduated from the Faculty of Veterinary of the University of Teramo, in Abruzzo Italy. She’s interested in ultrasound diagnostics so decided to follow a specialist so to learn more about this topic.

In the meanwhile, she has been attending a veterinary clinic to put into practice what she has learned during her years of study. Since her graduation, Ines has attended numerous seminars to improve her knowledge in different areas of veterinary medicine such as radiology, ultrasound, reproduction, dermatology.

Ines would love to expand her knowledge in parasitology, anethesiology, and surgery but the road is still long. She says “Although the university is over, you never stop learning!

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