Dr. Chris Smith

Dogington Post’s Veterinarian will discuss common training questions he is asked in his practice and how training can positively impact your dog’s health.


Merrick Pet Care

Only available from The Dogington Post, Merrick Pet Care’s Dogington University offers absolutely FREE training webinars from the world-famous dog trainers you know and love! Each day, for two weeks in April, Dogington University and your favorite trainers offered FREE, live one-hour long training webinars for readers and fans of The Dogington Post.

If you missed the webinar, you can catch the replay by clicking here!

Starting as a volunteer in a veterinary clinic at the age of 15, Dr. Christopher Smith has devoted his life and passion to helping pets and the people who love them.

Dr Chris SmithDr. Chris worked through his high school and college years in a veterinary hospital and graduated from the University of Connecticut in 1988. He graduated from the University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine in 1992 and was a general practitioner and part time emergency veterinarian for 17 years and a full time emergency veterinarian for the past 3 years. He is currently the Medical Director at Valley Central Emergency Veterinary Hospital in Whitehall, Pennsylvania.

Dr. Chris has served as President of his local veterinary association, medical director of two veterinary practices and served as an expert, answering questions from pet owners around the world.

As a member of the Dogington Post team since 2012, Dr. Chris has been answering questions submitted by the site’s readers about their own dog’s health and wellness. He has covered a broad range of topics, including a Pomeranian who is always hungry and a Shepherd mix with separation anxiety.

Dr. Smith’s weekly advice column is available on the Dogington Post’s home page.

In his training seminar, Dr. Chris addresses the most common training questions he is asked by dog parents in his veterinary practice and how training can affect your dog’s health. You don’t want to miss this!





  1. Kathee

    Feb 9, 2018 at 12:14 am

    I was reading your stories on the internet. I have a barker no dog. a German Shepard that we care very well for. In you article you said to get surgery to that could not bark as a last resort. That is the stupidest thing I have ever read as a solution to barking.

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    Apr 24, 2013 at 9:56 am

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  3. Mary Kay Slonka

    Apr 17, 2013 at 12:07 pm

    I am registered, but have missed the first 2 days because I never received anything as to where to go to view the webinar. ??

  4. Sandy Oman

    Apr 15, 2013 at 4:36 pm

    I am registered and have never received anything about where to go to see thas. I really wanted to attend. I hope you will have it taped and avaialble later.

  5. carolhamlot

    Apr 15, 2013 at 4:07 pm

    how do I get to the site?

  6. Ginger

    Apr 15, 2013 at 4:06 pm

    I registered but am not finding where to join the class! Help

  7. carolhamlot

    Apr 15, 2013 at 4:06 pm

    how do I get to the site/ I am registered

  8. Deb

    Apr 15, 2013 at 2:42 pm

    Will this web inane be available on mobile devices?

    • Deb

      Apr 15, 2013 at 2:43 pm


      • Brooke Arnold

        Apr 15, 2013 at 3:36 pm

        Hi Deb,
        No, you will need to log in from your computer to watch. It will, however, be available on YouTube later this month (along with all the other training seminars) for those who miss it!

  9. Julie Archer

    Apr 13, 2013 at 11:18 am

    i would like to attend this webinar but what time s it pst?….and will it be available for download..A question I have for Dr Chris is my dog has yeast infection in ears and only flares up through eating this common?

    • Brooke Arnold

      Apr 15, 2013 at 3:38 pm

      Hi Julie, The webinar is at 4PM EST, which would be 1:00 PST. As I type this, it will begin in 20 minutes. 🙂

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