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Amantadine For Dogs: Now For Relief of Chronic Pain

Amantadine is a medication that was initially used as an antiviral agent in humans, but it is gaining popularity for its contribution to chronic...

What Can I Give My Dog for Diarrhea?

Diarrhea may be a messy topic, but it’s an unfortunate part of life for humans and dogs alike. Thankfully there are some simple steps...

Pepto Bismol for Dogs: How to Use It Safely

Vomiting and/or diarrhea can be distressing for a dog and definitely no picnic for his owner. It’s only natural to want to offer some...
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Dog Vomit – How to Identify It and What to Do When Your Dog...

Vomiting is one of the most common reasons that dogs are brought to the vet. That’s probably because there are hundreds of things that...
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What To Expect From Your Dog’s Check Up at the Vet

How often your dog should be seen by your veterinarian, and what sort of routine screening diagnostics should be conducted, are highly dependent on...
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How Long Are Dogs Pregnant?

With the exception of dog breeders, many dog owners will have little experience with pregnancy in dogs. It may surprise you to learn that,...
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Bloat in Dogs is Deadly

Stomach bloat is something that every dog owner should be aware of. Knowing the early signs of bloating in dogs and the best ways...
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A Healthy House for Your Dog (and You, Too!)

Maintaining a healthy home is in everyone’s best interests. Here are simple steps that can lead to a healthier home environment for you, your...
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Flat-Faced Dogs: Tragically Cute

Brachycephalic dog breeds, while incredibly cute, are the result of repeated passing on of genetic defects of the bones of the face and skull....
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Apple Cider Vinegar for Dogs

According to its advocates, apple cider vinegar (ACV) is one of the least expensive, most versatile, and most effective canine health aids.  Applied topically it’s...
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Cataracts in Dogs

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dog with allergies

Help Your Dog With Allergies

Dogs are most commonly allergic to flea bites, and they can be allergic to certain foods, but environmental allergies often present the biggest challenge...

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Cultural differences (and what are we doing wrong?)

Last month, my sister-in-law and my almost-13-year-old niece, Ava, spent two weeks in France, visiting my sister-in-law’s mother and stepfather, who live in Paris....