Pet Cancer Awareness

Dr. David Hunley, DVM, DACVIM (Oncology) – Gold Coast Center for Veterinary Care | Article Featured on Whahzoo

Cancer in dogs and cats

About 1 in every 4 dogs and cats will develop some form of cancer in their lifetime, and the incidence of cancer-development increases with age (there is a higher risk in . . . → Read More: Pet Cancer Awareness

What are the Signs of Hip Problems in Dogs?

Written by Dr. Melinda J. Mayfield-Davis, DVM, WCHP-AH | Featured on vetericyn.com

There comes a time in every dog’s life when things begin to slow down. The games of catch become less exuberant. The patter of feet racing up and down your staircase becomes a little slower, a little more cautious. The enthusiasm is . . . → Read More: What are the Signs of Hip Problems in Dogs?

New research reveals root causes of separation anxiety in dogs

Article Featured on Science Daily

Separation anxiety in dogs should be seen as a symptom of underlying frustrations rather than a diagnosis, and understanding these root causes could be key to effective treatment, new research by animal behavior specialists suggests.

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Is My Dog a Healthy Weight? Too Fat, Too Thin Or Just Right?

Article Featured on Purina.com

Maintaining a healthy weight is one of the most important concerns when it comes to your dog’s health. Factors like diet and exercise in the right amounts can help keep your dog at an ideal weight.

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Puppy to Dog: Your Pet’s Life Stages

Article Featured on PetMD

As your dog grows from puppy to senior, you’ll need to adjust how you take care of him. Here’s what to expect as he moves through six stages of life.

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Dog Blood Types and Dog Blood Donation

By Aja Senestraro, DVM | Featured on Petmd.com

Is there really such thing as a blood transfusion for dogs? Yes, dogs suffering from severe blood loss or blood diseases can receive blood transfusions from another healthy dog to help them recover. But matching them up is a little more involved since there are dog . . . → Read More: Dog Blood Types and Dog Blood Donation

How to Recognize and Ease Stress in Dogs

Article Featured on Hillspet

Humans have the amazing ability to recognize the facial and body cues of anxiety in other human beings, but do you know how to read the signs of stress in dogs? When dealing with canine companions, it’s of the utmost importance that you’re able to understand their methods of communicating . . . → Read More: How to Recognize and Ease Stress in Dogs

Do Dogs Sweat? How Your Dog Keeps Their Cool

Published by Jean Marie Bauhaus | Featured on Hillspet.com

Have you ever wondered if dogs sweat? You might’ve heard that dogs cool off by panting, but does that mean they never sweat? Read on to get the facts about dog sweat and its role in keeping dogs cool.

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Osteoarthritis in Dogs: Symptoms & Management

Article Featured on Hillspet.com | By Mindy Cohan, VMD

According to the American College of Veterinary Surgeons, osteoarthritis affects up to one quarter of dogs. Unlike arthritis in general, osteoarthritis in dogs refers specifically to the degeneration of cartilage in your pet’s joints and is most common in mature and senior dogs. Read on . . . → Read More: Osteoarthritis in Dogs: Symptoms & Management

Worming Schedule for Puppies, Dogs, Kittens and Cats

Article Featured on Valley Vet

Worms are probably one of the most common ailments of puppies and kittens but can be cured. Hookworms and roundworms are the most common worms found in puppies and kittens. This is a guide for deworming as recommended by the American Association of Veterinary Parasitologists.

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