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Should I Have Insurance for My Dog? By ContentFly

There are tons of pet insurance options out there. Will they really make a difference in the health and well-being of your beloved dog?

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Siberian Husky Information: Health By Lauren Leonardi

The Siberian Husky is primarily a healthy dog, but can still fall victim to common canine diseases. Learn more about the Siberian Husky and their health needs here.

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Springer Spaniel Information: Health By Lauren Leonardi

The English Springer Spaniel is usually a health dog who can bring a smile to any pet parent's face with their spunky personality. Learn about this breed's particular health needs here.

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Stroke in Dogs: A Closer Look By ROIHigh

Let's take a look at how stroke affects your dog, what are the signs and symptoms of it, and how you can manage your dogโ€™s stroke.

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Superficial Bacterial Infection in Your Pets By ROIHigh

Folliculitis is a bacterial skin infection that occurs when bacteria enter the hair follicles. It is more common in dogs but can also occur in cats and horses.

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Supplements and Vitamins for Dogs and Cats By Team PetCareRx

Are supplements and vitamins for dogs and cats necessary for feline and canine health? Find out what they do and if your pet could benefit.

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Symptoms Of Blastomycosis In Dogs By ROIHigh

Blastomycosis is a fungal infection that affects dogs. It's caused by the fungus Blastomyces dermatitidis, which grows in moist soil and dead leaves and can affect mammals, including dogs and humans.

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Symptoms of Cancer in Dogs and Cats By Madeleine Burry

The symptoms of cancer in pets can include visible bumps, weight loss, lethargy, and more. Read on to learn more about the symptoms of cancer in cats and dogs.

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Symptoms of Canine Brucellosis By ROIHigh

Canine brucellosis is caused by the bacteria Brucella Canis and can cause reproductive failure and severe illness in dogs entering puberty. The symptoms of brucellosis are similar to other diseases.

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Symptoms of Hookworms in Your Cat or Dog By Rebecca Kelley

Hookworms are an intestinal parasite with a wide range of symptoms, ranging from severe to subtle. Protect your pet and learn more here.

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Syringomyelia in Dogs By Madeleine Burry

Syringomyelia in dogs is a spinal cord disorder that occurs when there is a pocket of built up fluid, affecting your dog's mobility. This is mostly found in small breed dogs such as the Cavalier King Charles Spaniel. Here's a more in depth look into this debilitating disorder.

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Tetralogy Of Fallot: A Ventricular Septal Defect By ROIHigh

Tetralogy of Fallot is a congenital heart defect in puppies, kittens, and foals. It's one of the most common causes of blue discoloration of these young animals' tongues, gums, and membranes.

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The 2013 Pet Healthonomics Report: Survey Results By Team PetCareRx

PetCareRx began the Pet Healthonomics study to discover how much the rising costs of pet healthcare are affecting US pet parents. Our results show just how impactful these rising costs are and how pet parents are finding affordable pet care.

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The 3 Most Common Dog Meds By Lauren Leonardi

If you're caring for a sick dog, you'll likely be prescribed one of these medications. Here are the most common dog meds on the market that take care of a broad range of illnesses.

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The 7 Breeds Most Likely to Become Fat Dogs By Sam Bourne

Weight is a pretty big issue, and not just in people -- many US dogs are overweight. And while any breed can get fat, some breeds are predisposed to putting on extra pounds. These 7 breeds are some of the most frequently overfed and under-worked around.

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The Annual Vet Visit Cost: What to Expect By Meredith Alling

Annual vet visits are important in maintaining your pet's health for years to come. Learn here what an annual check-up may cost so you can budget before your next visit.

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The Dog Symptom Checker By Meredith Alling

Is your dog sniffling, coughing, itching, or getting sick on the rug? There are dozens and dozens of symptoms that could mean your dog is getting ill. This list of symptoms tells you exactly which illnesses they may be linked to.

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The Ever-Important Dog Physical Exam By Meredith Alling

We and our dogs aren't so different. They require yearly check-ups and preventative care. Give your dog the best chance to live a long, healthy and happy life with you by staying current on their physical exams.

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The Facts About Dog Insurance By Maureen Ryan

Dog insurance can be a great way to help you afford costly treatments for your pet, but knowing how it works and measuring the pros and cons will help you find the best plan for you and your Dog.

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The Heartworm Life Cycle - An Infographic By Sam Bourne

Heartworms are a problem for cats and dogs all across America, but many pet parents are unaware of how heartworm is contracted. To better understand this condition, it helps to have a functional knowledge of the heartworm life cycle, and this infographic does just that.

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The Pros And Cons Of Heartworm Shots By Meredith Alling

Like with everything, there are good things and bad things about getting your pet a heartworm shot. Heartworm prevention is vital in keeping your pet safe, healthy and happy. However, there are many different preventatives available on the market. Learn more about the heartworm shot here in order to help you decide if it is the best option for you and your pet.

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The Risks of Gallstones in Dogs By ROIHigh

Gallstones are a major cause of weight loss in pets. It is important to watch for the symptoms before they become severe.

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The Spreading Of The Chagas Disease In Dogs By ROIHigh

Chagas disease is a severe infectious disease caused by the parasite Trypanosoma Cruzi, which affects many organs of the body. Letโ€™s look at the symptoms, transmission routes, and treatment in dogs

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Tips to Protect Your Dog From Cancer By ROIHigh

The article discusses 6 ways that have been proven helpful in preventing incidences of cancer in dogs.

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