Health & Wellness

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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Why Is My Dog Peeing on the Bed?

The causes for your dog peeing on the bed, can be broken down into medical and behavioral causes. We run through what you need to know about both.
itchy dog

Does My Dog Have Mange?

Is your dog losing hair or itching uncontrollably with no signs of fleas?  If so, your dog may have mange.  Mange refers to a skin disease that is caused by parasitic mites. These mites are very tiny, and they can be dog-specific or can be zoonotic and infect other species, including humans.
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Australian Shepherd Facts Every Owner Should Know

Australian Shepards are trainable, active working dogs who need a job to do and lots of exercise. They are obedient, intelligent and make great partners for agility, flyball or various working roles in farm life.
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Feeding Your Dog Raw Meaty Bones: Is it safe?

The trend toward holistic, more natural pet diets seems intuitively better for our pets. But is it safe and what are the pros and cons of these raw diets?
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Hip Dysplasia in Dogs

Finding out your dog has hip dysplasia raises many questions. How is it treated? Will your dog spend their life in pain? Here is what you need to know.
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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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Obesity in Dogs

Is your dog's waistline starting to expand? We explore the health risks associated with obesity in dogs and some useful tips for improving their wellbeing.
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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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Fleas, Ticks & Worms: What You Need to Know

Part of your job as a dog owner will be protecting your family from the parasites that can plague dogs. Fortunately, that’s easily done these days

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