Dog Health

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Your Dog’s Leg May Lock

If your dog’s kneecap jumps out of its natural groove or luxates sideways, it causes the leg to lock. This is not uncommon and it may be painful.

06/25/2015

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Canine Megaesophagus

Canine megaesophagus is a medical condition in which the muscles of the esophagus are unable to propel food into the stomach.

03/10/2015

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Pets At Risk For Frostbite And Hypothermia

Prevent frostbite and hypothermia in your pets by keeping all your animals warm this winter.

01/20/2015

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Dog Hiccups

Here’s something you may not know: your dog can get a case of the hiccups just like we do with similar sounds as well.

11/13/2014

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Dogs Need To Walk

No matter what the breed or age, all dogs need a certain amount of exercise on a daily basis.

05/01/2014

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Preventing Your Dog’s Ear Problems

Canine ear problems are not uncommon. There can be various reasons why these problems occur including allergies, foreign material, ear mites or possibly infection.

01/23/2014

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Symptoms Of Hemangiosarcoma

Unlike lymphoma, which can affect both humans and animals, hemangiosarcoma is a cancer that does not affects humans.

11/07/2013

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Dog’s Panting Can Be A Sign Of Distress

Dogs pant on a temporary basis whenever exerting extra energy or after exercise or strenuous activity. But be aware that dogs can also pant as a symptom for something more serious as well.

06/06/2013

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Pets And Heart Disease

Just like people, our pets, both dogs and cats, can be susceptible to many forms of heart disease. In many cases, early detection and treatment of heart disease can make all the difference.

04/30/2013

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Cracked Paw Pads Need Attention

Cracked paw pads can, unfortunately, be a relatively common problem for dogs. It’s important to find out what’s causing the problem and treat it accordingly.

03/05/2013