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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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Bone Cancer in Dogs

Canine cancer can be a dog owners’ worst nightmare and few other cancers are as terrifying as bone cancer. Osteosarcoma is the most common form of bone cancer found in dogs, accounting for around 85% of total bone tumors.
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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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Anal Glands: What Are They and Do I Need to Express Them?

As a dog lover you should be aware of these glands and how to care for them to keep your dog healthy.
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Heartworm In Dogs and What You Should Know

Heartworms are foot-long worms that live in the heart, lungs, and major blood vessels of pets. It sounds like something from a horror movie, but worse… it’s a reality. Whilst US dog owners rightly worry about heartworm, this parasite can also infect cats and ferrets, along with wild mammals such as coyotes, wolves, and foxes.
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Diarrhea in Dogs: When to Worry

For dog owners diarrhea can be a relatively frequent occurrence and knowing when to worry can be important. We run through what you need to know.

Lyme Disease in Dogs 101

In high-risk areas, an estimated 75% of dogs are infected, so this is a disease to take note of. But you wouldn’t be...
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Arthritis in Dogs

Many canine senior citizens become stiff and sore in their joints as they age. However, there is much you can do to slow the development of arthritis and to manage the symptoms if they occur.

Why Do Dogs Eat Grass?

Many dogs eat grass to varying degrees and there are many theories to explain this behavior. Scientifically, there is very little research or data.
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Simple Tips for Itchy Dogs

For many dogs warm weather brings on the torment of the itch. It can be hard to get to the underlying cause, but there are some strategies that can help.
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Hypothyroidism in Dogs. Symptoms and Treatment.

Hypothyroidism is a fairly common, easily managed disease as long as dog owners are in tune to their pup and know the presenting signs.

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