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Just like us, our dogs can get sick. Keep on top of your dog’s health and wellness with tips and advice written and reviewed by our Vets.

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Regular Health Checks for Dogs

Regular check ups give your vet more opportunities to monitor your dog's health for changes, leading to better diagnosis and treatment over the long term.
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Why Does My Dog Lick His Paws?

The hands-down, most common reason for dogs licking paws or chewing their paws is skin disease. Anything that causes the skin to become itchy and inflamed will generally do the trick, and the paws are an easy target for your dog to lick.
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How to Express Dog’s Anal Glands

Full or impacted anal glands are no joke. A dog will drag his rear across the ground to relieve the unbearable itch, which is where you step in to help out.
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Why Does My Dog Fart Constantly?

There can be several reasons for flatulence in dogs and most of these are not serious.
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Bordetella: How to Treat and Prevent Kennel Cough in Dogs

As a dog owner, I’m sure you’ve heard of the dreaded kennel cough. An annoying, hacking cough that can berate your dog after a trip to the groomer, dog park or boarding facility, kennel cough is an all too common illness in our pooch pals.
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Torn ACL in Dogs: The Ruptured Cranial Cruciate Ligament

A ruptured cruciate means a lengthy lay off from doing what they enjoy most. What’s so bad about a ruptured cruciate and what can be done to sort them?
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Coccidia in Dogs and Puppies: What It Is and How to Treat It

If you have a puppy with watery diarrhea, that won’t gain weight, and losing his appetite, then coccidian infections in dogs is definitely something to be concerned about.
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Dog Teeth Cleaning & Dental Care

Does your dog have bad breath? Are their teeth clean? Learn more about dental care for dogs and get tips to help ensure your dog has a clean, healthy mouth.
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Diabetes in Dogs

Is your dog drinking more than normal? Diabetes could be the cause. Learn more about diabetes in dogs and what can be done to diagnose and treat it.
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Basic Preventative Health: What Does Your Dog Need?

When you buy a dog, it's important to develop a plan of action to keep your pet in tip-top health. We have a look at some basic health measures such as vaccines, worm, flea and tick preventatives.

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