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Can Dogs Eat Grapes and Raisins?

Can Dogs Eat Grapes and Raisins?

Hector Joy, DVM
Oct 09, 2020
Hip Dysplasia in Dogs: All-in-One Guide

Hip Dysplasia in Dogs: All-in-One Guide

Tiffany Tupler, DVM
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How to Get Rid of Worms in Dogs

How to Get Rid of Worms in Dogs

Hector Joy, DVM
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Health Articles

Probiotics for Dogs: Do They Work?

Probiotics for Dogs: Do They Work?

Teresa Manucy, DVM
Oct 08, 2020

We’re just beginning to understand the benefits of probiotics for dogs. What we do know is that probiotics for dogs can: Aid digestion Modulate the immune system Provide intestinal benefits by producing short-chain fatty acids, which inhibit harmful bacteria They may also: Treat diarrhea, irritable bowel, and intestinal inflammation Prevent urinary tract infections Reduce allergic reactions...
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How to Treat Yeast Infections in Dogs

How to Treat Yeast Infections in Dogs

Leigh Burkett, DVM
Oct 08, 2020

Yeast are spore-producing fungi that are always present on a dog’s skin, usually in low numbers, as part of the normal flora. A yeast infection happens when there’s an excessive amount of yeast in a certain area. Yeast infections in dogs are quite common and can occur anywhere on the skin, including the ears. Generally, yeast infections are caused by another issue. Anything that diminishes the normal defenses in the skin can make yeast infections...
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How to Keep Giant Dog Breeds Healthy at Every Life Stage

How to Keep Giant Dog Breeds Healthy at Every Life Stage

Tiffany Tupler, DVM
Sep 15, 2020

Regardless of their dog’s size, every pet parent should understand the importance of behavioral well-being, yearly vet exams, and preventative medicine to ensure their dog’s quality of life. In addition, giant dog breeds have some specific health risks that you should know about and certain needs when it comes to nutrition and care. This article outlines some of these differences and how you can make sure that your giant dog stays healthy. Jump...
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Nutrition Articles

Pet Food Ingredient and Label Guide

Pet Food Ingredient and Label Guide

Amanda Ardente, DVM, PhD
Sep 16, 2020

Choosing the right food for your pet can be a big decision, and one that weighs heavy on the minds of many pet owners. There are so many options out there—dry, canned, freeze-dried, raw, “all-natural,” grain-free, etc.—and even more information and opinions to support or refute these various options. And...
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How Much Water Should a Dog Drink?

How Much Water Should a Dog Drink?

PetMD Editorial
Aug 11, 2020
What Is the Best Dog Food?

What Is the Best Dog Food?

Niki Parker, DVM, MS, DACT
Jul 30, 2020

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