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Pet Health

15 Surprising Uses for Bananas

Sure, most of us love to enjoy bananas for breakfast or, perhaps, a snack. But bananas have so much more going for them than just a delicious and nutritious treat. In fact, so many of the reasons bana…

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Smart Tips for Avoiding Ticks This Summer

Ticks are the worst. They are nasty little parasites that suck blood and transmit dangerous viruses, like Lyme disease, among numerous others. But, they donít have to take the fun out of your outdoor …

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What Life Is Like With a Dog Who Isn’t Fixed

I am a big proponent of spaying and neutering for pet dogs; it offers a variety of benefits for our pets. Among other things, it can reduce roaming and help prevent serious conditions such as uterine …

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A Warning to Pet Owners Who Use E-Cigarettes

As electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes) are becoming more popular, exposures to animals are increasing as the types of exposures have changed. E-cigarettes were first marketed in 2007 and have been…

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Hemangiosarcoma: The Deadly Tumor That Affects Dogs

Hemangiosarcoma strikes like a lightning bolt. One minute your pet is fine and the next, he has collapsed from internal bleeding. As an oncologist, I rarely see this tumor until after the emergency ro…

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Good Nutrition for Healthy Vegan Dogs

Many people are surprised to learn that not only can dogs enjoy vibrant health on a vegan diet, but just like people, their physical condition can actually improve as a result of eliminating animal fo…

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5 Kinds of Dogs Who Are Most at Risk for Sun Damage

Planning some fun in the sun with your dog this summer? We're all about having safe fun. That's why we put together this round up to help you know if your dog falls into a category of canines that is …

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Can You Pass Our Quiz About Heartworm?

Among the illnesses that affect our pets, few are better known than heartworm disease. And for good reason: Heartworm is potentially life threatening to our pets. But do you truly understand all aspec…

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5 Health Risks Lurking at the Dog Park

Your local dog park can offer a barking, tail-wagging good time and great socialization for your dog. But before you and your pet head out for some off-leash fun, consider some of the health concerns …

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Swimming Pool Safety for Dogs

Thousands of dogs drown in backyard swimming pools annually (actual numbers are unknown because most incidents go unreported). The problem is that many dogs can't swim, tire easily when trying to swim…

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