In this episode, Dr. Stanley Coren helps people deal with their medical concerns. Bev Jay, who has a standard poodle named Phoenix, wants to know what signs or symptoms would indicate an immediate trip to the vet. Stanley gives her comprehensive list and shows her how to check her dog daily with little fuss. Matthew Millers Border Collie, Mika, has a bad habit of compulsively licking any irritation on her skin, often resulting in an infected wound. Dr. Coren shows some home remedies to stop the behavior. He gives a tip on putting ointments on your dog.