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Common Diseases That Affect a Dog's Prostate
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Common Diseases That Affect a Dog's Prostate

To ensure your dogโ€™s healthy and long life, it is important to know what diseases can be harming its prostate. Read

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Common Diseases That Affect a Dog's Prostate By ROIHigh

To ensure your dogโ€™s healthy and long life, it is important to know what diseases can be harming its prostate.

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Common Dog Sleep Disorders By Sora Wondra

Dogs can suffer from sleep disorders, too, and lack of sleep can lead to recurring health problems. Learn what kinds of sleep disorders can affect dogs.

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Common Fungal Infections That Affect Dogs By ROIHigh

Dogs can catch a wide range of fungal infections, from mild to life-threatening. Learn more about the symptoms and treatment of common fungal infections in dogs.

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Common Health Problems in Labrador Retrievers By Lauren Leonardi

The Labrador Retriever is the most popular and beloved breed throughout the United States and Canada. This dog is a great addition to any family. Learn more about this breed's health concerns here.

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Common Types of Cat and Dog Skin Cancer By Maureen Ryan

Pets are at risk for a variety of skin cancers that must be caught and treated early.

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Comparison Shopping for Vets and Vet Prices By Ellen Thompson

A trip to the vet sometimes costs a pretty penny. Emergency situations and chronic health concerns can rack up the bill quickly. Shopping around for a vet you trust whose prices you can handle is an investment for years to come.

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Critical Tips for Caring for Your Pet Dog After They Have Undergone Surgery By ROIHigh

If you have a dog and it has undergone surgery, it's important to know what steps to take in order to care for them. The article lists some tips that will help you with this process.

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Cutaneous and Renal Glomerular Vasculopathy: The Alabama Rot By ROIHigh

Dogs can suffer from Cutaneous and Renal Glomerular Vasculopathy (CRGV). Though the precise cause of CRGV is unknown, it appears to be connected to an infection by a particular bacteria, which may then set off an immune reaction that harms the blood vessels in the skin and kidneys.

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Dandruff in Dogs: Symptoms, Causes, Treatment and Prevention. By ContentFly

Otherwise known as Seborrhea, dandruff in canines is characterized by dry, flaky skin, and often oily skin, however, in serious cases, it can also lead to hair loss. Here's a beginner's guide to Seborrhea, its symptoms, causes, treatment and prevention.

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Dealing With Theobromine Poisoning In Dogs By ROIHigh

Theobromine is a type of methylxanthine, like caffeine. It's naturally found in cocoa beans and, therefore, chocolate. Theobromine poisoning in dogs is common and can be deadly if not treated right away.

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Degenerative Myelopathy in Dogs and Cats By Madeleine Burry

A rare disease that most often strikes large breed dogs, German Shepherds, and Corgis, degenerative myelopathy is a sad diagnosis. Find out what this disease is.

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Dehydration In Dogs And Cats By Meredith Alling

Water makes up 80% of your petโ€™s body, and it is necessary for all biological processes. As such, a lack of water in the body -- or dehydration -- can result in some serious health consequences. Find out what you need to know about dehydration in dogs and cats.

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Detecting and Avoiding Bloating In Dogs By Mary Kearl

Bloat is the main symptom of gastric torsion, which is a very dangerous stomach condition that could be fatal if not caught quickly. Find out here what signs to look for in order to make sure your dog doesn't fall victim to a potentially deadly condition.

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Diagnosing & Treating Osteosarcoma In Dogs By Lauren Leonardi

Osteosarcoma is a bone cancer that is usually found more so in large breed dogs than in small dog breeds and cats. When your dog is diagnosed with cancer, it is important to learn as much as you can in order to get them the proper care and treatment needed. Learn more here.

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Diagnosing and Treating Dog Lupus By Meredith Alling

Lupus is an autoimmune disease that can attack your dog's nervous system and vital organs. Treatment options will depend on which form of lupus your dog has. Find important information here about this potentially fatal disease.

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Diseases Of The Orbit Of The Eye By ROIHigh

Several eye conditions can cause changes in how your dog sees the world around them. If your dog has vision problems or is having trouble seeing, it's essential to see a vet right away so they can determine if treatment is needed.

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Do Cheap Pet Meds Do the Trick? Generic vs. Brand Names By Lauren Leonardi

Prescription medications for pets are similar to medications for humans in that there are both generic and brand name options for many drugs. Find out here if going the cheaper route will give you the same benefits without breaking the bank.

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Do Contusions Need To Be Treated In Dogs? By ROIHigh

Contusions is a fancy word for scratches and is not a typically alarming thing, especially in dogs. But if not prevented from infections, they might as well turn ugly.

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Do Pet Prescriptions Have Side Effects? By Sam Bourne

We are often quite conscious of the various side effects of the medications we take, but have you ever considered the side effects of your pet prescriptions? If your cat or dog is taking anything, it is a good idea to know about any secondary effects. Here are some of the most commonly taken pet prescription medications, and a list of their side effects.

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Doberman Pinscher Health Information By Lauren Leonardi

The Doberman Pinscher is one of the most loved breeds around the world, but they are subject to some health conditions. Learn about how to manage them here.

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Does Your Dog Have Smelly or Flaky Skin? By ROIHigh

Know what causes smelly and flaky skin to develop in dogs. Also, find out how you can deal with these dermatological problems.

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Does Your Dog Seem Sick and Tired? Hereโ€™s Why and What You Can Do By ROIHigh

Learn about canine malaise and its causes. Also, learn about what you can do to combat it.

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Dog Anemia: Treatment & Prognosis By Lauren Leonardi

When diagnosed early, treatment options for dogs suffering from anemia are available. Depending on the cause of your dog's anemia, your vet will put together the right treatment plan. Find out what those possible treatment options could be.

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Dog Breed Weight Chart By Team PetCareRx

Keep your dogโ€™s weight in the right range for their breed with this chart that shows the optimum weight for over 200 different breeds.

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