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Nutritional Help for Canine Cognitive Dysfunction

Food and supplements can play a part in maintaining optimal canine cognitive functioning and supporting an aging canine brain. Dr. Fry advises talking with...

Dog Dementia: Symptoms, Diagnosis, and Treatment

Mercury, my Chihuahua-mix, turned 17 years old this year, making him (by far) the oldest dog amongst all of my friend’s dogs. When people...

Canine Melanoma

Canine melanoma is the umbrella term for a group of melanocytic tumor subtypes that are so complex and diverse (yet distinct from each other)...

Happy Hydrotherapy

Almost immediately after my youngest dog, Sirius, had surgery on both of her knees last year, I brought her to see a physical...

Canine Seizures

Seizures are not common in dogs – but they aren’t rare, either. The Veterinary Information Network estimates that the prevalence in the dog population...

Quality of Life for Your Dog and You

In August 2011 my friend Tory felt a couple of small lumps on the throat of her 13-year-old mixed-breed dog, Scout. Within a couple...

Going Long

Summer is for reading, yes? These long summer days are a perfect time to relax and enjoy a good, long read that improves your...

Coccidioidomycosis: A Southwestern Hazard

If you live in or travel to the Southwest, particularly Texas, California, or Arizona, it is important that you know about a fungal infection...

Canine Lymphoma: Risk Factors, Symptoms, Diagnosis, and Treatment

Lymphoma accounts for 7 to 24% of all canine cancers and approximately 85% of all the blood-based malignancies that occur, making it one of...

Tips on Living With and Training a Blind Dog

When Orbit came into one of the classes I offer for puppies and their owners, in Santa Cruz, California, he was in most ways...

Know Your CBDs

It’s everywhere: CBD, the “miracle” drug. Each week, I probably have several clients inform me – their veterinarian – that they are giving this...

Osteosarcoma: Causes, Diagnosis, and Treatment

Osteosarcoma (OSA) has been found in every vertebrate class and has even been identified in dinosaur fossils, but it appears to be more prevalent...

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Pet Adoptions in the Time of the Coronavirus Pandemic

Do any of you work in a veterinarian’s office or shelter? If so, what are the words that you wish you could...