Animal Health

Safety Tactics for Proper Pet Restraint

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When you leave the safe confines of your home, how do you provide sufficient restraint to keep your pet safe? Or if you have a yard where your dog can limitlessly bound, how does your canine companion stay away from cars, strangers, or poisons? Check out my veterinary perspective on proper pet restraint in the […]

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Australian Government Mandates Dogs Belonging to Johnny Depp and Amber Heard Leave the Country

This article originally appeared on Dr. Mahaney’s Pet-Lebrity News column on Pet360.com as Australian Government Mandates Dogs Belonging to Johnny Depp and Amber Heard Leave the Country. Did you hear about the recent pet scandal involving one of the world’s most popular and highly paid actors, his new wife and their two dogs? Well, it was […]

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Embrace Pet Insurance Podcast: Summer Dangers 2015 with Dr. Patrick Mahaney

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Embrace Pet Insurance Podcast: Summer Dangers 2015 with Dr. Patrick Mahaney The number of calls from pet parents looking for pet insurance quotes tends to increase in the summer, especially on Mondays. There’s no strong logic as to why, but my years on the phone clued me in to the fact that the weekend warriors […]

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petMD Provides Advice to Dog Owners in Midst of Canine Influenza Outbreak

Did you know that dogs can also be infected with influenza virus. They are actually prone to influenza from pigs (“swine flu”), within their own species (canine influenza), and potentially from other species (time will tell). At the advent of the outbreak of canine influenza in April, 2015 in the midwest, I weighed in on […]

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What Causes Dogs to Smell Bad and Why You Should Pay Attention

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Does your dog emit a bad odor from his mouth or body? Such unpleasant aromas commonly correlate with underlying health issues that can have mild to life-threating consequences when left untreated. I weighed in on the topic of less-than-pleasant smelling pooches in the following article for SheKnows.com: What Causes Dogs to Smell Bad and Why You […]

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