Ask Dr. Alice: Addicted to the Squeak

We think of our pets as family so when they get sick we panic and have a million questions. Well, no fear, Dr. Alice Weiss is here! Dr. Weiss has been working for 30 years as a licensed veterinarian and is here to answer any questions you may have about your best furry friends.


If you have a question for Dr. Alice about your pet, email it to:


Dear Dr. Alice,
Why does my four year old dog continue to steal my kid’s toys, the one that make noise? Sincerely, Squeak


Dear Squeak,
Very good question! We don’t really know but we assume it is because there is an instinctual connection with dog’s hunting small animals. But really, who knows? Sometimes if you get them their own basket of toys, they will tend to stick to their own toys. Just explain it to them one more time.


Read more of Dr. Alice’s sage advice here.


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Dr. Alice has spent her life embracing and advocating the animal human bond through her work as a traditional and a public health veterinarian, a writer, and vlogger on dogsenjoylife. Some people love expensive vacations and shopping but all Dr. Alice needs is time with her pets.

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