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Diabetes in Pets: Recognition and Prevention | PetSafe Blog

Diabetes in Pets: Recognition and Prevention | PetSafe Blog | Dog Health Advocacy | Scoop.it
By Patrick Mahaney, VMD, CVA Veterinarian, Certified Veterinary Acupuncturist. Upon adopting a pet, most owners don't consider the possibility their canine or feline companion could develop a condition such as diabetes.

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Ask a Vet: Why Did My Spayed Dog Get a Sickness Usually Seen in Unspayed Dogs?

Ask a Vet: Why Did My Spayed Dog Get a Sickness Usually Seen in Unspayed Dogs? | Dog Health Advocacy | Scoop.it
A dog came to the vet's office with symptoms of a uterus infection, but there was a problem: She was supposedly spayed.
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Cyanosis in Dogs and Cats

Cyanosis in Dogs and Cats | Dog Health Advocacy | Scoop.it
This condition can be difficult to see and fatal within a few minutes. Learn the causes of cyanosis to keep it from happening to your pet.
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Dawg Business: It's Your Dog's Health!: What Does The Thyroid Gland Do?

Dawg Business: It's Your Dog's Health!: What Does The Thyroid Gland Do? | Dog Health Advocacy | Scoop.it
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Dawg Business: It's Your Dog's Health!: My Dog Can't See, But She Isn't Blind ... To Our Love: Cleo's Story

Dawg Business: It's Your Dog's Health!: My Dog Can't See, But She Isn't Blind ... To Our Love: Cleo's Story | Dog Health Advocacy | Scoop.it
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Can Stress at Home Make Your Pet Sick? | petMD

Can Stress at Home Make Your Pet Sick? | petMD | Dog Health Advocacy | Scoop.it
Many dogs and cats are very sensitive to household changes. Visitors and houseguests, an active, loud “terrible twos” toddler or construction can all have an impact on your pet’s health. Dr. Ken Tudor shares a case to show the variety of environmental stressors that can affect pets.
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"What happens when we don't do anything?"

"What happens when we don't do anything?" | Dog Health Advocacy | Scoop.it
This is a natural question to ask when presented with an abundance of treatment options for a pet recently diagnosed with cancer. It’s easy to understand how, regardless of tumor type, in order to ...
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Low Dose Chemotherapy Better for Canine Hemangiosarcoma?

Low Dose Chemotherapy Better for Canine Hemangiosarcoma? | Dog Health Advocacy | Scoop.it
The use of low dose chemotherapy may help dogs with hemangiosarcoma.
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Animal Endocrine Clinic: Insulin Injection Pen (VetPen): More Questions (and Answers) about this New Diabetic Product

Animal Endocrine Clinic: Insulin Injection Pen (VetPen): More Questions (and Answers) about this New Diabetic Product | Dog Health Advocacy | Scoop.it

Since the FDA approved the use of a new insulin injection pen (VetPen) made by Merck Animal Health last week (1,2), I've received a number of questions from both veterinarians and owners of diabetic pets. Listed below are some of the most common questions with my responses.

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Dawg Business: It's Your Dog's Health!: Physical Therapy Tip Of The Month: Ideas to Chew on - Can Physical Therapy Help with my Dog’s Digestive Problems?

Dawg Business: It's Your Dog's Health!: Physical Therapy Tip Of The Month: Ideas to Chew on - Can Physical Therapy Help with my Dog’s Digestive Problems? | Dog Health Advocacy | Scoop.it

Pancreatitis, constipation, colitis and many other digestive disorders your dog might face in its lifetime are not commonly associated physical therapy treatments.

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Dog Breeds Predisposed to Adverse Drug Reactions (Infographic)

Dog Breeds Predisposed to Adverse Drug Reactions (Infographic) | Dog Health Advocacy | Scoop.it
Certain breeds may carry a gene that predisposes them to adverse reactions to certain drugs. Find out which breeds and which drugs are involved.
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Rat Poison Primer - Types and Toxicities

Rat Poison Primer - Types and Toxicities | Dog Health Advocacy | Scoop.it
Rat poisons are common and deadly baits for pets. Prompt treatment is essential. Learn about the different types of toxins and how to prevent poisoning.
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Dawg Business: It's Your Dog's Health!: When Is Hypothyroidism not Hypothyroidism?

Dawg Business: It's Your Dog's Health!: When Is Hypothyroidism not Hypothyroidism? | Dog Health Advocacy | Scoop.it
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Many non-thyroidal diseases and medications can cause a syndrome known as Euthyroid Sick Syndrome.

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Diary of a Real-Life Veterinarian: What Does "Lowest Effective Dose Mean?"

Diary of a Real-Life Veterinarian: What Does "Lowest Effective Dose Mean?" | Dog Health Advocacy | Scoop.it
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Guest Post: Our Experience With Holistic Treatments (Part Two) - GrouchyPuppy® Blog | Dog Lovers Source

Guest Post: Our Experience With Holistic Treatments (Part Two) - GrouchyPuppy® Blog  | Dog Lovers Source | Dog Health Advocacy | Scoop.it
I believe that it's important for dog lovers to share our personal canine experiences in our own voice, which is why you will find occasional guest posts on Grouchy Puppy doing just that -- do remember Maggie's two-part series on...
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Fleas, fox tails and allergies, oh my

Fleas, fox tails and allergies, oh my | Dog Health Advocacy | Scoop.it

This week Cici and I had a scary emergency and yesterday she had to have surgery. She has been itching again and I have not seen any fleas. But apparently there have...

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Dawg Business: It's Your Dog's Health!: Symptoms To Watch For In Your Dog: Nose Bleeds (Epistaxis)

Dawg Business: It's Your Dog's Health!: Symptoms To Watch For In Your Dog: Nose Bleeds (Epistaxis) | Dog Health Advocacy | Scoop.it

Could your dog have fallen off somewhere and have an internal injury? Could there be a foreign body lodged inside the nose or deeper within the respiratory tract? Could your dog have been exposed to rodenticides? Is your dog on any medication? Could your dog have an infection? Could your dog have severe dental disease? Could your dog have a serious disease or even cancer? Are there any worrisome signs accompanying the nose bleed?

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pet 911: petplan pet insurance advises what to do if your pet is choking

pet 911: petplan pet insurance advises what to do if your pet is choking | Dog Health Advocacy | Scoop.it

If your pet is truly choking, you might need to intervene.  If pet is awake and coughing, you don’t need to do anything; your pet will likely clear the obstruction on his or her own.  But if your pet is unconscious, you’ll need to quickly take steps to save her life.  If you’ve ever taken a basic human first aid course, some of this will look familiar.

 

 

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All Things Dog Blog

All Things Dog Blog | Dog Health Advocacy | Scoop.it

Because chiropractic impacts the nervous system, which affects every cell in the body, chiropractic has the potential to be helpful for a variety of musculoskeletal and internal maladies.

 

 

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Dawg Business: It's Your Dog's Health!: Nose Bleeds? Bella's Nasal Cancer

Dawg Business: It's Your Dog's Health!: Nose Bleeds? Bella's Nasal Cancer | Dog Health Advocacy | Scoop.it

Couple months later, Bella woke everybody up by what appeared hyperventilating and choking. It was assumed to be reverse sneezing.

However, Bella's bout of reverse sneezing ended with a bloody nose.

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Ticks 101

Ticks 101 | Dog Health Advocacy | Scoop.it
As the weather around the country gets warmer, our pets spend more time outside. However, being in the great outdoors can expose them to ticks and tick-borne illnesses.
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Ticks 101

Ticks 101 | Dog Health Advocacy | Scoop.it
As the weather around the country gets warmer, our pets spend more time outside. However, being in the great outdoors can expose them to ticks and tick-borne illnesses. (Spring is coming. Watch out for ticks!

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Hovawart Health Problems and What to Look For

Hovawart Health Problems and What to Look For | Dog Health Advocacy | Scoop.it
Dr. Eloise Bright, veterinarian from Love That Pet, offered to write something about the main diseases for the Hovawart, and what to watch for. I am sure this can help us all in keeping our Hovawarts sound and healthy, so the floor is Eloise's today
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Testing for Sneezing

Testing for Sneezing | Dog Health Advocacy | Scoop.it
Although these two clinical signs may not always appear together, both are associated with disorders affecting the nasal cavity and/or nasal sinuses.
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Waiting and watching — but for how long?

Have you been told to “just watch” a lump or mass on your dog by a veterinarian? I wouldn’t be surprised if you have. I too have advised that to my pet
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Septic Shock in Dogs

Septic Shock in Dogs | Dog Health Advocacy | Scoop.it
You might never even see the infection that sparks this life-threatening condition. Sepsis shock can be fatal even with aggressive treatment. Prevention is the key.
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