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  • Is a Wet Nose a Sign of a Healthy Pet?

    Have you ever heard that a wet nose is a sign that your pet is healthy? Although that's often the case, it's not always true. A moist nose can benefit your pet in several ways, but it doesn't necessarily guarantee good health. How Does a Wet Nose Help My Pet? Have you ever been woken at 5 a.m.

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  • Pet Vomit - You Just Received a Message!

    Vomit Happens! Your pet may have swallowed something that disturbed its intestinal tract. The release of vomit - yes, it's unpleasant - and it means something just isn't right in your pet's body. Be alert and aware about your pet's habits. Know what is safe to have out in your home and yard. Keep

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  • What is Mange?

    Has your pet suddenly started losing hair? Mange may be to blame. The common skin condition affects dogs, cats and rabbits, causing a variety of uncomfortable symptoms. Tiny Mites Cause Big Problems Mange is caused by a mite infestation. The microscopic parasites either burrow under your pet's skin

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  • Euthanasia: Saying Goodbye

    It's not easy to say goodbye to cherished pets, even those that have lived long, happy lives. Although you may hate the thought of life without your pet, euthanasia can be the kindest decision you can make when your friend is suffering. Making the Decision If your pet has been seriously injured in

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  • Euthanasia: Saying Goodbye

    It's not easy to say goodbye to cherished pets, even those that have lived long, happy lives. Although you may hate the thought of life without your pet, euthanasia can be the kindest decision you can make when your friend is suffering. Making the Decision If your pet has been seriously injured in

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  • Cancer in Pocket Pets

    Signs and Symptoms Early diagnosis is important for successful treatment and improving your pet’s quality of life. Look for these symptoms: • Change in physical appearance, such as a change in posture or attitude • Abnormal swelling • Sores that do not heal • Loss of appetite/weight

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  • Understanding Canine Compulsive Disorder

    Veterinary Intervention for CCD Many common symptoms and behaviors can mimic canine compulsive disorder. Your dog's compulsive licking and biting, for instance, may simply be a response to irritation from a skin allergy, parasites or bacterial infection. Neurological or vision problems

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  • Types of Diabetes in Dogs

    Polydipsia Especially as dogs reach middle and older ages, veterinarians watch for polydipsia, or the excessive consumption of water. There are many causes of polydipsia besides diabetes mellitus and diabetes insipidus. Kidney disease and Cushing's are also common reasons. Liver disease,

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  • Gastroenteritis in Pets

    Lengthy bouts of vomiting and diarrhea can be a sign that your pet has gastroenteritis, a common condition that occurs when the lining of the stomach and intestines becomes irritated. Since frequent diarrhea and vomiting can lead to dehydration, a visit to the veterinarian is a good idea if you notice

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  • Vomiting Versus Regurgitation

    What Is That? It is important to differentiate between vomiting and regurgitation.   Vomiting is a dynamic process, with the dog actively using its stomach muscles. The material produced by vomiting will look digested. Regurgitation is a passive process, the dog appears to just

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  • Chronic Pain in Pets

    It's hard to see your pet in pain day after day, particularly if your formerly energetic friend has now become lethargic and withdrawn due to a health condition or disease. Unfortunately, pets suffer from chronic pain just like people do. Learning about types of chronic pain and treatments can help you keep your pet more comfortable.

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  • Do You Know the Facts About Canine Lyme Disease?

    If your dog shows signs of stiffness or begins limping, you may assume that arthritis is to blame. Unfortunately, joint pain can also be a sign of canine Lyme disease. Learning the facts about this tick-borne disease can help you ensure that your pet receives prompt treatment.

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  • When Is a Goopy Eye a Problem?

    Diagnosing Eye Problems in Pets Many eye problems in dogs and cats can look the same, at first glance. Everything from allergies and dry eye to ulcers and glaucoma can look very similar. It is important to realize that any change in the way your pet’s eye looks can be an emergency. If

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  • Staph Infections & Your Pet

    The Culture of Staph MRSA and the other resistant bacteria are considered zoonotic, that is, they can be transmitted from people to pets, or pets to people. This does not happen in every case of MRSA. It is thought that transmission from people to pets occurs more

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  • What to Do When Your Pet Goes on the Carpet

    Incontinence in Pets     Incontinence is also very common in dogs, especially middle -aged to older female dogs. This does not cause pain though, unless there is a secondary UTI.  Incontinence causes the dog to leak urine, usually while lying down or sleeping. A small to medium volume

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  • The Most Expensive Dog Breeds

    Other Problems Associated with Certain Breeds Dachshund - Back Problems Cocker Spaniel - Glaucoma Chihuahua - Hydrocephalus Dalmation - Bladder stones Westies - Yeast Infections Cavalier - Heart

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