How to Build a Pet First Aid Kit A Pet's Life
Building Your Own Pet First Aid Kit
September is National Disaster Preparedness Month, as well as Responsible Pet Ownership Month.
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Emergencies: Why a Broken Bone May Have to Wait Dog Checkups & Preventive Care
Emergencies: How Veterinary Emergencies Are Prioritized
Why a broken bone may have to wait.
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Disaster Preparedness for Pets Dog Checkups & Preventive Care
Disaster Preparedness for Pets

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Don't forget dental care Dog Checkups & Preventive Care
5 Surprising Ways to Protect Your Pet
We’re taking a look at 5 pet protection tips that may be easy to forget. Tell us: Do you have any tips?
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Breathing Problems in dogs and cats: Dyspnea Dog Diseases & Conditions A-Z
Breathing Problems in Dogs and Cats: Dyspnea
As a pet owner, you have to be able to observe the difference between dyspnea and tachypnea, because dyspnea is a life-threatening emergency. Most of the time pets are tachypneic first, which can serve as your first clue that dyspnea may be on the way.
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Up close of a scared dog Dog Diseases & Conditions A-Z
Is it an Emergency? Shivering, Lethargy, and More
Common complaints of shivering/shaking, and weakness/lethargy.
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Person holding sick dog Dog Diseases & Conditions A-Z
When Is It Time To Panic? Evaluating Emergency Situations
So when is that “problem” really serious? When should you panic and take your pet to your veterinarian immediately?
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Write Your Pet's Living Will. You'll Be Glad You Did. Dog Checkups & Preventive Care
Write Your Pet's Living Will. You'll Be Glad You Did.
Learn why writing a living will for your pet is a good idea for you, your pet, and any potential pet-sitters.
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Summertime Trauma: The Hit-By-Car (HBC) Dog Dog Diseases & Conditions A-Z
Summertime Trauma: The Hit-By-Car (HBC) Dog
As an emergency critical care veterinary specialist, I spend most of my time working in the ICU and ER. Unfortunately, in the ER, I see a huge spike in trauma to dogs and cats during the summer…particularly on days with nice, sunny warm weather.
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