Dog Hernia: A Guide to a Full Recovery

Much like their owners, pups can also develop a dog hernia. While hernias are completely treatable, they can also be life-threatening if they go untreated. Due to the fact that hernias are internal conditions, they can be difficult to detect. Therefore, it is incredibly important for pet owners to be able to recognize the symptoms […]

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Inflammatory Bowel Disease in Dogs: Everything You Ever Wanted To Know

What is IBD Inflammatory bowel disease in dogs is actually not one disease. The term applies to the collective group of gastrointestinal diseases that cause the inflammation of cells in the gastrointestinal tract, particularly the stomach and intestines. IBD results in chronic vomiting and diarrhea. The symptoms are due to the body’s immune response attacking […]

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Canine Influenza: What to Do When Your Dog is Under the Weather

What is Influenza Influenza, often referred to as the flu, is a profoundly contagious, viral infection that affects the respiratory passages, specifically the lungs, nose, and throat. Influenza commonly causes severe aching, fever, and excessive buildup of mucus in the throat and lungs. The flu typically occurs in widespread epidemics. Without appropriate treatment, influenza can […]

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Rawhide for Dogs: A Secret Killer

What is Rawhide? First of all, “rawhide bones” should be renamed. They are not raw, not by a long shot, and they are not bones. So what is rawhide for dogs anyway? If you google search, “what is rawhide,” you may be somewhat surprised at the results. Google defines rawhide as stiff, untanned leather. Untanned […]

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