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True Story: I Gave My Dog a DNA Test—and You Can, Too

Do you have a mixed-breed dog? Are you curious about his genetic makeup? Did you realize that there are simple and inexpensive ways to determine the combination of breeds that make up your mongrel? I weighed in on the topic of dog DNA testing and how it can yield information about health in the following […]

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Top Ways to Prevent your Dog from Developing Arthritis- Part 1 Healthy Weight Maintenance

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 Top Ways to Prevent your Dog from Developing Arthritis  by Dr. Patrick Mahaney  Part 1 – Healthy Weight Maintenance  This is part one of this three-part series to help prevent your dog from developing arthritis. This article will focus on healthy body weight maintenance. How your dog’s weight impacts dog arthritis  Aging is an inevitable […]

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Honest Kitchen Blog: Veterinarian Tips and Product Recommendations For Pet Dental Health Month

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Although February is National Pet Dental Health Month, efforts to prevent periodontal disease should be part of every pet’s daily wellness routine. Here are my top veterinary tips to promote your canine or feline companions best dental and whole-body health. 1. Seek your veterinarian’s guidance to establish a plan that most appropriately suits your pet’s […]

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The Pet PT Pit Stop: Physical Therapy is Great, Except When It Isn’t

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Check out this interesting guest post from Susan Davis, PT of JoyCareOnsite.com, who discusses the occasions when physical rehabilitation may not be the best choice for your pet in The Pet PT Pit Stop: Physical Therapy is Great, Except When It Isn’t These articles originally appeared on DawgBusiness.com. Physical Therapy has been my beloved profession […]

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Embrace Pet Insurance Podcast: Helping Your Pet Age Gracefully

Podcast: Purebred vs. Mixed Breed Questions Answered by Dr. Patrick Mahoney Whether you’re a breed loyalist or dedicated rescuer, there’s always more to learn about our four-legged best friends. The best pet for your home may not be one that would fit well in your neighbor’s. So how can we know what type of pet […]

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