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A Normal Life for Dogs with Disabilities

Dogs with disabilities can have a normal and healthy life with proper care. Find out what to consider, and what to expect. Read

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A Normal Life for Dogs with Disabilities By Team PetCareRx

Dogs with disabilities can have a normal and healthy life with proper care. Find out what to consider, and what to expect.

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Acromegaly Aka Hypersomatotropism: A Cursed Disease In Dogs? By ROIHigh

Bones, muscles, and organs all develop excessively as a result of acromegaly. High GH levels lead to organ expansion, causing a lot of suffering.

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All About Dog Pneumonia By Meredith Alling

Pneumonia is never a good diagnosis whether itโ€™s in people or dogs. Pneumonia is a serious disease that causes damage to the lungs and lower respiratory tract, and if left untreated can be deadly.

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All About Dysautonomia: The Key-Gaskell Syndrome By ROIHigh

Dysautonomia is a condition that causes a malfunction in the autonomic nervous system. Dysautonomia affects both dogs and cats, but it is more common in dogs than in cats.

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All About Liver Disease in Dogs and Cats By Meredith Alling

Liver disease can be caused by many different disorders that can damage the liver in some way. Since there are so many contributing factors to liver disease, doctors can have a difficult time diagnosing and treating the condition.

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All About Narcolepsy in Dogs and Cats By Meredith Alling

Pets are famous for their love of sleep. With narcolepsy, however, a pet may conk out suddenly and/or exhibit excessive daytime sleepiness. Narcolepsy is a relatively rare condition in pets, but it does occur. Read on to learn what you need to know.

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All About Sleeping Dogs By Sora Wondra

While they may not be as famous for napping days away as cats, dogs also need their beauty rest. Learn about how much sleep a dog needs and why a dog might not be sleeping well.

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All About Small Dogs By Meredith Alling

When it comes to caring for a small breed dog, their size will have an effect on the way you feed, exercise, train, groom, and shop. Find out what you need to know.

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All About Spaying and Neutering Dogs and Cats By Madeleine Burry

You may have heard that it is important to spay or neuter your pets, but why? Find out the medical and behavioral benefits that come with spaying/neutering.

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All About Vaccinating Your Dog By Rebecca Kelley

Vaccinating pets is an important step in ensuring their health and safety. Find out which vaccines dogs need.

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All About Your Dogโ€™s Anal Sacs By Meredith Alling

In this article, we will explore the location and function of your dogโ€™s anal sacs or anal glands, as well as what can go wrong, such as anal sac impaction, abscess and infection, anal sac disease, and how to identify symptoms and treat problems.

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Alopecia X, And How To Save Your Furry Baby's Coat By ROIHigh

Alopecia X is a rare form of fur loss condition in dogs. The exact cause of alopecia x is unknown, but mostly the condition is genetic and is not deadly. With certain pet medications, the condition may be treated, and the full fur coat of the dog may be regrown.

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An Increase In Reverse Zoonotic Disease Transmission (Zooanthroponosis) By ROIHigh

It's not just humans getting sick from zoonotic diseases. Animals are getting sick, too, which is more common than you might know. Many issues need to be addressed regarding the health of animals living close to humans.

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Anal Sacs Impaction In Dogs: What You Need to Know By ROIHigh

Anal sac impaction in dogs is a condition where the dog's anal sacs become impacted or may not empty. The anal sacs are the glands that produce and store anal gland secretions.

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Anemia in Dogs: Symptoms to Look Out For By Lauren Leonardi

If your dog seems extremely fatigued lately and has pale gums, they may be experiencing symptoms that are brought on by anemia. Find out what other symptoms to keep an eye out for for when you take your pet to the vet.

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Antibiotics for Dogs By Madeleine Burry

Dogs are prescribed antibiotics for the treatment of various different infections. Here's what you need to know about common uses and side effects of antibiotics for dogs.

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Arrhythmias In Dogs By ROIHigh

Arrhythmias are abnormalities in the rhythm of the heartbeat. When the heart has an arrhythmia, it may not be able to pump enough blood to the body.

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Australian Shepherd Informaion: Breed and Health By Lauren Leonardi

Australian Shepherds are excellent herding dogs that have a long lifespan. However, they are not exempt from common health issues that many other herding breeds are prone to. Learn more about these adorable dogs and their health needs here.

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Avian Influenza In Dogs By ROIHigh

Avian influenza, also known as bird flu, is a virus that causes respiratory disease in birds. The most common strain is H5N1. It can be transmitted to humans and cause serious illness.

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Basset Hound: Health Information By Lauren Leonardi

Basset Hounds are great fun-loving pets that are known to stay in good health and live a long life. Learn more about this great scent hound and companion here.

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Be Prepared for Emergency Pet Care: Steps to Take Now By Sora Wondra

It's hard to stay calm and think clearly in the middle of an emergency. So in order for things to go smoothly, it's always best to be prepared. Here are some steps you can take now to ensure you will be ready in the event your pet is seriously hurt.

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Best Ways to Care for a Dog With Cancer By ROIHigh

Dogs, just like humans, develop cancer. When they do, they are as miserable and in pain as their human counterparts. This article will look at how to ensure your dog is comfortable and relaxed when battling a terminal illness.

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Border Collie Information: Health and Nutrition By Lauren Leonardi

Border Collies are great working dogs with tons of energy and who like to stay active. Learn more about the Border Collie's health and nutritional needs.

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Boston Terrier Breed Health Information By Lauren Leonardi

Boston Terriers are wonderful life long companions. Learn more about how to deal with this dog's sensitive stomach, breathing problems, and other health issues.

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