Dog Health

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Your guide to understanding parasitic diseases in dogs
Parasites survive by feeding on animals and people. Some insects, worms, and other parasites can make pets and people sick. Know what to look for and how to treat.
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Introducing Happy Paws, from our friends at Fear Free Happy Homes
Introducing Happy PawsLearn why, when, and how to socialize a puppy in the new Happy Paws magazine from our friends
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Dog Surgery A-Z
Geriatric Onset Laryngeal Paralysis Polyneuropathy (GOLPP)
We used to believe that laryngeal paralysis was a standalone condition. Recent research shows that it’s a bit more complicated.
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Dog Checkups & Preventive Care
What to Expect During Your Pet’s Annual Exam
Pets can’t tell you how they’re feeling and you can’t always tell when they’re sick.
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New Study Shows Link Between Ticks and Kidney Disease
Tick encounters are increasingly hard to avoid. A new study from IDEXX shows a connection between one of these conditions—chronic kidney disease (CKD)—and dogs exposed to infected ticks.
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Why Does my Dog Lick His Butt?
If your dog is having anal sac problems, there is help.
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Fall Dangers and Your Dog
Common pet emergencies that bring dogs into the ER during fall.
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2017 Brings Rise in Heartworm Disease
If ever there was a year to be vigilant about heartworm prevention, this is it.
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Seven Tips to Enhance Your Aging Dog’s Longevity
What can we do to enhance the longevity of our canine companions?
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My Dog has Dry Skin
When your dog has dry skin, it’s not only unsightly, but it may indicate an underlying disease.
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