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Canine and Feline Hip Dysplasia: Causes, Treatment and Prevention

One of the most common diagnoses that creates great cause for alarm among many pet owners is hip dysplasia.   Fortunately, having your dog or cat diagnosed with the condition does not mean a death sentence.  Instead, owners of hip dysplasia-affected pets should consider the option for surgical correction and must implement a series of […]

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Memorial for Marley the Chihuahua

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Part of my job as a veterinarian involves seeing my clients through the process of saying goodbye to a beloved canine or feline companion. Recently, a sweet, senior Chihuahua named Marley crossed the rainbow bridge. I took on Marley as my patient in her later years after she was diagnosed with a life-altering illness, but […]

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Megaesophagus in Canines & Felines – What Is It & How It Affects Your Pet’s Health

The esophagus is a structure crucial to overall health, as it’s the tube that transports food and liquid from the mouth to the stomach.     When the esophagus improperly develops, is traumatized by punctures or chemical irritants, or when it improperly functions from a variety of other causes the condition megaesophagus can occur.   […]

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Interview with Clean Label Project Executive Director Jaclyn Bowen

Are you passionate about promoting a toxin-free life for your human and animal family members.  In my holistic veterinary practice I’m highly focused on minimizing toxic exposures in my canine and feline patients as a means of potentially avoiding the short and long term developments of illness.  In my personal life, I also take the […]

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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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