Animal Health

Bloat: The Tale of the Twisted Stomach

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Potential dog owners interested in adopting a large or giant pure or mixed-breed canine must make themselves aware of a severe, life-threatening ailment commonly affecting big-statured dogs. If you’ve seen the heart wrenching movie (or read the book) Marley & Me, you’re familiar with the scene where Luke Wilson informs Jennifer Aniston that their dog, […]

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Electronic Cigarettes Connected to Canine Fatalities

This article originally appeared on Dr. Mahaney’s The Daily Vet column on PetMD as Electronic Cigarettes Connected to Canine Fatalities. New and emerging pet toxicities are a topic I always find intriguing in the realm of veterinary medicine. After all, I’ve treated my fair share of unusual toxic exposures while working in emergency veterinary hospitals […]

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Dr. Patrick Mahaney Debunks Dog Training Myths for AOL PawNation

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Have a dog behavior concern? Check out my veterinary perspective on canine conduct via AOL’s PawNation: Dog Training Myths Debunked Thank you for reading this article.  Your questions and comments are completely welcome (I’ll respond). Please feel free to communicate with me through Twitter (@PatrickMahaney) and follow my adventures in veterinary medicine by liking Patrick Mahaney: Veterinarian Acupuncture […]

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How Clean is Your Pet’s Drinking Water? Let’s Ask a West Virginia Resident

This article originally appeared on Dr. Mahaney’s The Daily Vet column on PetMD as How Clean is Your Pet’s Drinking Water? Let’s Ask a West Virginia Resident. What’s in the water you and your pets drink? Although we would like to think that the liquids and foods that enter our and our pets’ mouths are […]

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Feeding Your Dog During Chemotherapy Treatment

This article originally appeared on Dr. Mahaney’s The Daily Vet column on PetMD as Feeding Your Dog During Chemotherapy Treatment. The night before my dog Cardiff was slated to start his first chemotherapy treatment was a rather sleepless one for me. My mind was racing about what his overall response would be. Would Cardiff suffer […]

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