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Honest Kitchen Blog: Canine & Feline Kidney Disease–What You Need to Know

The kidneys are paired organs having many crucial roles in the body, including filtering the blood of metabolic breakdown products and toxins, regulating electrolyte, glucose, protein, and water balance, producing hormones that promote red blood cell production, and more.  Needless to say, when the kidneys start to fail the entire body is adversely affected.   […]

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Honest Kitchen Blog: Canine & Feline Osteosarcoma: Causes, Diagnosis & Treatment

Cancer is one of the worst diagnoses any owner can get as pertains to the health of a beloved pet.     Like in humans, there are numerous types of cancer that affect many of our canine and feline companions’ body systems.  One cancer that severely compromises a pet’s quality of life and ultimately leads […]

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Honest Kitchen Blog: Mast Cell Tumors in Canines & Felines – What You Need to Know

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Has your pet ever been affected by one of the great imitators in veterinary medicine?  The Mast cell tumor (MCT) is just that in being a type of malignant cancer that can take on many appearances and look like other mass-like lesions that generate less concern like lipoma (benign tumor of fat), cysts, abscesses (bacterial […]

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Natural Pets TV: Cat Edition Episode 8 Vaccinations- the what, why, when, and more

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Natural Pets TV is an ongoing series of YouTube videos from Pet World Insider dedicated to promoting the best health of our canine and feline companions.   In episode eight of Natural Pets TV: Cat Edition, Pet World Insider’s Robert Semrow, Dr. Ken Tudor, NoBowl Feeding System’s Dr. Liz Bales (my fellow Penn Vet alum), and I […]

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Canine and Feline Lymphoma- What You Need to Know

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Are you aware that our canine and feline companions can be affected by a variety of cancers, some of which are very similar to those that affect people?   Lymphoma is one of those cancers that we veterinarians (unfortunately) commonly diagnose in our cat and dog  patients.  I have a personal connection to the disease, […]

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