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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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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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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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Ear Infections in Dogs

Ear infections are a common reason for dogs to visit their veterinarian. Studies suggest that the prevalence of ear disease in dogs can be as high as 20%.
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Desexing Your Dog

Desexing your dog will prevent the arrival of an unwanted litter of puppies and have a positive impact on their long term health and wellbeing.
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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.
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Vomiting in Dogs: Causes, Treatment & When to Worry

Is your dog vomiting? Should you be worried? The following discussion from our vet will help you work out what to do next.
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Choosing Soft Toys That Are Safe For Your Pet

Buying toys for your pets is like buying toys for your toddler. Be sure to follow these pet safety tips to reduce the risk of injury to your furry friend.
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Seizures in Dogs

Watching your dog have a fit is alarming for any pet parent. But what many people don’t realize is that seizures in dogs are a symptom, rather than a diagnosis in itself.
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Flea and Tick Control for Dogs

Fleas and ticks can cause serious health problems for your dog. Learn how proper flea and tick control can keep your canine companion happy and healthy.
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10 Simple Tips to Help Your Dog Lose Weight

One of the most common nutritional problems seen in dogs is obesity. The following article should help your dog get back to its healthy weight.

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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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