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Anemia in Dogs: Symptoms to Look Out For

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. Read

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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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Australian Cattle Dog Health Information By Lauren Leonardi

The Australian Cattle dog is a medium sized dog, generally happy and healthy. Learn more about this breed and their particular health needs.

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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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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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Beagle Information: Health and Nutrition By Lauren Leonardi

Beagles are usually very healthy dogs that have a nice long lifespan. However, they are prone to certain health issues. Learn more about the specific health needs of Beagles here.

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Before You Buy Pet Insurance By Maureen Ryan

Pet insurance policies can have crucial differences that may make some a better fit for you and your pet. Be sure to consider these tips when choosing a pet insurance policy.

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Bichon Frise Health Information By Lauren Leonardi

While the Bichon Frise is generally regarded as a healthy breed, they are still prone to certain conditions like skin allergies, dental problems, and liver shunts. Learn how to tailor your routine to your Bichon's needs here.

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Bone Cancer in Cats and Dogs By Madeleine Burry

Bone cancer in cats and dogs usually means surgery and chemotherapy. Read about the symptoms and treatments for bone cancer in pets.

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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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Boxer Breed Health By Lauren Leonardi

The Boxer is a happy go lucky breed that makes excellent companions with a great sense of loyalty. They can suffer from stomach and breathing problems, among others. Learn more about Boxers here.

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Brachycephalic Dog Breeds By Sora Wondra

Brachycephalic dog breeds can be quite a challenge to care for. It doesn't stop most of them from being some of the most popular breeds around, though. Learn what Brachycephalic syndrome is and how you can take care of a breed with this health problem.

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Bulldog Health By Lauren Leonardi

Bulldogs are now bred to be happy and friendly companions. This breed is unfortunately prone to certain health problems due to their size and stature. Learn more about this furry companion here.

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Can Dogs Get Colds? And Other Winter Questions Answered By Sam Bourne

Winter is full of challenges, even if you are a pet. With the danger of antifreeze poisoning in dogs and cats, frostbite nipping at their ears and tail, and just general cold weather safety all at the foreground, questions like โ€œcan dogs get colds?โ€ start to merit some concern. Find out everything you need to know about dog and cat winter safety here.

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Can I Buy Canadian Pet Meds? By Madeleine Burry

Pet medication can get costly for many pet parents here in the U.S., prompting them to consider purchasing medications from neighboring countries like Canada. This is illegal however, and there are health risks you maybe exposing your pet to.

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Can You Buy Pet Meds Without a Prescription? By Gina Carey

Just like with human medication, some pet meds are available to buy over-the-counter without a prescription. Find out which ones are safe to buy without a prescription and which ones require the supervision of a certified vet.

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Cancer Drugs for Dogs - What Are Your Options? By Sam Bourne

Cancer is never easy, and getting that diagnosis from your doctor is bound to change your life in ways you never imagined, even when that doctor is your vet. Finding out your dog has cancer can feel, at times, like an expiration date. But with advancements in medical science, there are many different treatments and cancer drugs for dogs out there to help you fight back.

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Cancer in Dogs and Cats By Madeleine Burry

Cancer is an all too common diagnosis for cats, and even more so for dogs. Learn about the types, causes, and various treatments for cancer in pets.

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Cancer in Pets - Histiocytosis By Madeleine Burry

Histiocytosis, a skin disease, is the result of the over-proliferation of white blood cells in the bone marrow, and can develop into cancer. To learn more about histiocytosis, look no further.

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Caring For A Sick Dog: The Dos (And The Dont's) By Meredith Alling

When your dog is feeling a bit under the weather, it can be a stressful time for both of you. Here are some ways to nurse your sick canine back to health, without making them feel worse than they already do.

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Cat and Dog Liver Shunt Treatment and Prevention By Gina Carey

A liver shunt affects both dogs and cats who have been diagnosed with liver disease. The good news about liver shunts is the fact that not only are they treatable if caught early, but they can also be prevented.

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Cat and Dog Weight Loss: The Right Nutrition By Mary Kearl

Dogs and Cats that are overweight and obese are faced with many health risks such as high blood pressure and orthopedic issues. It is important to provide your pet with proper nutrition. Getting your dog or cat on a diet and exercise plan is the first step in the right direction.

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