Dr. Alison Foucault, DVM

After graduating in 2006 from the University of Montreal, Dr. Alison Foucault, DVM, MRCVS, moved to San Diego to complete an internship specializing in small animal emergency and critical care. She has been practicing in this specific field ever since. She has been using her experience more recently to help design new animal hospitals and get them off the ground. Dr. Foucault also helps train recent graduates in Emergency and Critical Care. Additionally, she has worked in the TV and film production world as a Vet On Set for the last three years

Senior Yellow Labrador Retriever fighting cancer sitting in grass (Caption: Mast Cell Tumor In Dogs)

Mast Cell Tumor In Dogs: Diagnosis, Treatment & More

Lumps and bumps can be a normal part of life for any dog, especially when they hit their middle or golden years. Thankfully, many of these lumps are benign and cause no problem whatsoever. But unfortunately, just like people, dogs can get cancer in and under their skin. The most common type of skin cancer in dogs is a mast cell tumor (MCT), alternatively, mast cell sarcoma or mastocytoma. They can often be successfully treated if caught early enough and dealt with aggressively, so owners need to be on the lookout. Let’s dive in to learn more about mast cells and what to do when they misbehave.

Closeup of master owner hand palm petting stroking a dog. Sad old young red-haired pet lying on bed at home (Caption: Dog Depression)

Dog Depression: Signs, Causes, Treatment Options & More

Depression is a common disorder in people. But what about our furry friends? Most pet parents instinctively know that their dog can feel sad, bored, or lonely, but do dogs get depressed just like us? Read on to find out more.

Golden retriever with tissue in mouth (Caption: Do Dogs Get Seasonal Allergies?)

Dog Seasonal Allergies: Symptoms, Treatment & More

People often wonder, “Can dogs have seasonal allergies?” The answer is yes; they can. Ranging from mild to quite serious, dog seasonal allergies can occasionally look like hay fever in people. But in reality, the overwhelming majority of dogs with seasonal allergies have very itchy skin. We’ll help you know how to spot the signs and how to treat this common condition.

Dog throwing up yellow foam (Caption: Dogs Throwing Up Yellow Foam)

My Dog Is Throwing Up Yellow Foam: What Should I Do?

Throwing up, as unpleasant as it is, seems to happen to everyone from time to time, and our dogs are unfortunately no exception. Sometimes, the vomit can be white and gloopy; sometimes, it’s the whole dinner that just seems to come right back up, nearly intact. And sometimes, the dog vomit is a mustard-yellow color liquid. This can be significant, so read on to find out more.

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