Dr. Erica Irish DVM

Dr. Erica Irish grew up in New York City and then moved to Florida in 2001. She attended the University of Florida for her Bachelor’s degree and graduated from the University of Florida College of Veterinary Medicine in 2013. She also has certifications from the UF College of Public Health and Health Professions and the American Veterinary Dental College. In her spare time, Dr. Irish serves on the UF CVM Alumni Council. Her interests include cardiology, dentistry, dermatology, and integrative medicine. She also enjoys baking, reading, ballet, astronomy, and all things related to Disney. She has been married to her high school sweetheart for 10+ years. Together, they have five cats, two dogs, and two children.

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What’s the Best Grass for Dogs with Allergies?

Filed in Dog Health by on March 18, 2023
What’s the Best Grass for Dogs with Allergies?

Does your dog scratch excessively after spending time outside? Unfortunately, dogs can develop allergies to various things, including grass. Grass allergies can make your dog uncomfortable and lead to serious medical conditions such as skin infections. Luckily, there are some things you can do to provide your pup some relief …

Does your dog scratch excessively after spending time outside? Unfortunately, dogs can develop allergies to various things, including grass. Grass allergies can make your dog uncomfortable and lead to serious …

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How Braces and Support Slings Can Help Your Dog

Filed in Dog Health by on July 28, 2022
How Braces and Support Slings Can Help Your Dog

Is your dog dealing with an injury or having a hard time getting around? Dog braces and slings can be used to provide extra support for your pup. These devices are often used for various orthopedic and neurologic conditions that can affect your dog’s mobility. In this article, I’ll discuss …

Is your dog dealing with an injury or having a hard time getting around? Dog braces and slings can be used to provide extra support for your pup. These devices …

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How to Help a Dog with Arthritis at Home

Filed in Dog Health by on May 30, 2022
How to Help a Dog with Arthritis at Home

As your dog gets older, you may notice them slowing down or experiencing some trouble getting around. Arthritis is a common problem that occurs when a dog ages and can significantly affect your pet’s daily life. While medication and other treatments can help, there are also some great ways you …

As your dog gets older, you may notice them slowing down or experiencing some trouble getting around. Arthritis is a common problem that occurs when a dog ages and can …

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4 Ways to Prevent Hip Dysplasia in Dogs

Filed in Dog Health by on May 26, 2022
4 Ways to Prevent Hip Dysplasia in Dogs

Is your dog at an increased risk of hip dysplasia? Hip dysplasia is a serious orthopedic condition that can affect your dog as they get older. In most cases, hip dysplasia is an inherited condition. However, there are some steps you can take to prevent severe disease. Keep in mind …

Is your dog at an increased risk of hip dysplasia? Hip dysplasia is a serious orthopedic condition that can affect your dog as they get older. In most cases, hip …

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How to Stop a Dog’s Nails From Bleeding

Filed in Dog Health by on May 10, 2022
How to Stop a Dog’s Nails From Bleeding

If you’ve ever cut your dog’s nails, you’ve probably experienced a dreaded nail bleed. Trimming your dog’s nails too short is the most common cause of bleeding nails. However, bleeding can also occur if the nail is cracked or injured. Luckily, nail bleeds are usually minor and can be easily …

If you’ve ever cut your dog’s nails, you’ve probably experienced a dreaded nail bleed. Trimming your dog’s nails too short is the most common cause of bleeding nails. However, bleeding …

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