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Diseases conditions of dogs

How Flower Essences May Benefit Your Dog

Natural health remedies for dogs are perhaps one of the most fascinating yet frequently misunderstood topics of canine health. Much has been written about alternative therapies like acupuncture, chiropractic care, and supplements, with some veterinarians remaining skeptical about canine supplementation including herbal remedies and flower essences.
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Products Sweetened With Xylitol Can Be Toxic To Dogs

Understanding Xylitol Toxicity in Dogs The ASPCA Animal Poison Control Center cautions animal owners that xylitol, a sweetener found in certain sugar-free chewing gums, peanut butter, candies, baked goods and other products can potentially cause serious and even life-threatening problems for pets. “Last year, we managed more than 170 cases involving xylitol-containing products,” says Dana Farbman, CVT and spokesperson for the Center.
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Living With a Canine Amputee

Tips to Living With a Dog After an Amputation Seeing a 2- or 3-legged dog tugs at our heartstrings, but you might be surprised to learn that many of these dogs are perfectly happy and quite adept at doing everything their 4-legged counterparts can. In fact, some even do more-like Hooker, an Australian Shepherd who lost her right front leg to osteosarcoma when she was 5 years old.
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Ebola Virus: Can Your Dog Get It?

Overview of Ebola Virus in Dogs Can dogs get or transmit the Ebola virus? One can scarcely turn on the news today without hearing the latest frightening statistics about the African Ebola epidemic. WHO (World Health Organization) predicts that before it is contained, 20,000 people will have been infected and it will cost 600 million dollars to fight this outbreak.
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What Is a Veterinary Specialist?

Understanding What is a Veterinary Specialist Veterinary medicine has progressed dramatically during the past 2 decades into the age of specialization. The level of veterinary care now approaches that afforded to our human counterparts. Today veterinary specialists are available in every area of the country.
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NSAID Drugs in Dogs - Know the Benefits and Risks

Understanding the Benefits and Risks of NSAID Drugs in Dogs Some drugs commonly given dogs have serious side effects. One group of drugs called non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID for short) is one of those drugs. Last week a new client complained that her last veterinarian had been “drug-happy”-in fact, she'd “divorced” him over the issue.
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Symptoms, Diseases & Conditions of Beagle Dogs

Symptoms, Diseases & Conditions of Beagle Dogs Beagle dogs are one of the most popular dogs in the United States and like many breeds they are vulnerable to many different symptoms, conditions and diseases. To read more about the Beagle dog breed - Go to Beagle Breed Profile. What are the most common conditions of Beagles?
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