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West Highland White Terrier Information: Health
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West Highland White Terrier Information: Health

The West Highland White Terrier is subject to a number of hereditary disorders but can lead a very long life if healthy. Learn more about keeping your Westie healthy here. Read

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West Highland White Terrier Information: Health By Lauren Leonardi

The West Highland White Terrier is subject to a number of hereditary disorders but can lead a very long life if healthy. Learn more about keeping your Westie healthy here.

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What Are Puppy Mills? By Madeleine Burry

Puppy mills are often grim places where the health of the mother and puppies aren't tended properly. You may have heard terrible stories about the conditions, so how do you avoid supporting these organizations when you look for a puppy?

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What Are the Pros and Cons of Pet Insurance? By Maureen Ryan

Pet insurance packages can be tricky to navigate, and knowing how they'll benefit your pet is an important step in choosing a provider, or deciding whether to purchase pet insurance. Learn about the pros and cons of these insurance plans.

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What Are the Symptoms of Roundworm Infections? By Kat Sherbo

Roundworm infections in pets can result in vomiting, diarrhea, and other symptoms, though sometimes there will be no signs of the infection. Learn about the symptoms of roundworm infections.

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What Causes A Collapsed Trachea In Dogs And Cats By Meredith Alling

A collapsed trachea can severely affect your pet's breathing and if not diagnosed and treated properly, can lead to serious health problems. Learn more here.

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What Causes Bloody Noses In Dogs And Cats? By Meredith Alling

It can be scary to see blood dripping from your petโ€™s nose. Find out what causes nosebleeds in dogs and cats and what you should do if your pet gets one.

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What Causes High White Blood Cell Count in Dogs? By Ellen Thompson

A high white blood cell count can be an indication that your dog is sick. Find out what the different illnesses are that can cause your dog's white blood cell count to rise.

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What Causes Liver Shunt in Dogs and Cats? By Gina Carey

A liver shunt is caused when blood flow bypasses the liver entirely. Find out what causes liver shunts in dogs and cats and what you can do to help your pet.

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What Happens When You Donโ€™t Treat Heartworm? By Gina Carey

Learn about the serious health risks you take when you don't treat your dog or cat for heartworm.

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What Is Cerebellar Ataxia in Dogs and Cats? By Meredith Alling

Neurological disorders in dogs and cats can be quite difficult to cope with. When the brain is affected, so is everything else, affecting your pet's quality of life. Find out all about this brain disease here and the options available for pet parents.

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What Is Rabies? By Meredith Hudson

Rabies is a scary topic that most pet parents probably don't even want to think about. Nonetheless, it is important to know the seriousness of this disease, and how you can prevent your pet from falling victim. Learn more here.

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What Is Shar-Pei Fever? By Mary Kearl

Shar-Pei fever is only seen this particular breed, hence the name. Learn what Shar-Pei fever is, and how to take care of your dog.

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What Is The Canine Parainfluenza Virus? By Mary Kearl

Canine Parainfluenza is one of the many virus that can cause kennel cough in dogs. This cough is usually contracted from other dogs within close quarters that have the virus, such as kennels. The good news is that this condition is non-life threatening and usually clears up anywhere from a few days to a few weeks. Learn how to prevent canine parainfluenza here.

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What Makes a Dog or Cat Lose Weight? By Madeleine Burry

There are several ways to tell if your pet is underweight, and the problem should be addressed right away. See what can cause a dog or cat to be under their ideal weight.

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What to Do About Cat and Dog Roundworms By Kat Sherbo

Roundworms are intestinal parasites that can infects cats and dogs. Learn more about what causes roundworm infections, and how to treat a pet with roundworm.

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What To Do About Dog Flatulence By Meredith Alling

It can be funny and even cute to hear a dog cut the cheese, but if the problem is ongoing, youโ€™ll want to seek out a solution. Read on to learn the causes of dog gas and what you can do to control it.

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What To Do About Your Cat Or Dogโ€™s Runny Eyes By Meredith Alling

Does your cat or dog have gooey gunk coming from their eyes and tear-stained fur? If this happens every once in a while, itโ€™s probably nothing too serious. However if your petโ€™s tears are continuous or yellowish in color, itโ€™s time to visit the vet. Here weโ€™ll look at what to do about dog and cat runny eyes.

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What to Do if There Are Worms in Your Dog's Poop By Maureen Ryan

Different types of parasitic worms can infect your dog and cause debilitating illness and discomfort, but by checking regularly for signs of worms, you can protect your pet from undue pain and long-term problems.

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What to Do When Your Pet Gets Tapeworm By Maureen Ryan

Tapeworms are one type of parasite that can make a home out of your cat or dog. To keep your pet safe from the dreadful grip of tapeworm, take a look at these articles.

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What to Know if Your Dog Is Pregnant By Madeleine Burry

If your dog is expecting puppies, you'll want to know how to see her through a healthy pregnancy. Here's what you'll need to know.

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Whatโ€™s the Cost of Heartworm Treatment? By Mary Kearl

Heartworm is a scary disease that has the potential to be fatal to your pet. Sadly, there aren't any treatment options for cats, and although there are treatment options out there for dogs, these can be very expensive. Find out here what you can expect to pay for heartworm prevention versus treatment.

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What's Causing Your Pet to Gain Weight? By Madeleine Burry

Learn to evaluate your pet's eating and exercise habits to see just what's causing their weight gain here.

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What's Your Dog's Ideal Weight? By Team PetCareRx

Keeping your dog at a healthy body weight can help determine how long your dog lives. Learn how to keep your dog at their ideal weight here.

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When to Call Animal Poison Control By Lauren Leonardi

Dogs and cats have a tendency to get into any and everything. Although their curiosity is apart of their nature, it could also be potentially fatal. Learn the signs, symptoms, and what to do if your pet has ingested something toxic.

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