Krista Seraydar, DVM
Oct 29, 2020

Cushing’s disease—also known as hypercortisolism and hyperadrenocorticism—is a serious disease that most affects middle-aged and senior dogs. It can be serious if left untreated.

Here’s what you need to know about Cushing’s disease in dogs—from…

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PetMD Editorial
Sep 23, 2016

by Kellie B. Gormly

We love our dogs, so much so that for many people their dogs are considered full members of the family. And that prime status shouldn’t change when you bring home a new pint-size human – but, experts say, parents need to prepare and set new…

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PetMD Editorial
Sep 23, 2016

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by John Gilpatrick

Dog owners know the dangers that foods like chocolate,…

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PetMD Editorial
Aug 01, 2016

By David F. Kramer

There’s a lot of love and joy that go hand in hand with pet ownership, but also a lot of responsibility—and much of it is financial.

Despite our best intentions, life happens. Through no fault of their own, people lose their jobs, their…

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PetMD Editorial
Aug 01, 2016

Reviewed and updated for accuracy on August 27, 2019 by Dr. Hanie Elfenbein, DVM, PhD

Few diagnoses in the veterinary world bring more pain to a dog owner than one simple word: cancer.

The mind instantly goes to the perceived harshness of…

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PetMD Editorial
Jul 27, 2016

by Jessica Vogelsang, DVM

When you hear the word “herpes,” most people automatically think of the human version of the disease. More specifically, they think of herpes simplex virus, which comes in two forms: HSV-1 and HSV-2. Although this dominates our attention…

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