pet health

Honest Kitchen Blog: Top 5 Vet-Recommended Steps for Itchy Dogs & Cats

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Here are some of the actions I advise my clients to take when dealing with an itchy pet. Add Omega Fatty Acids The skin surface is made of a complex layer of phospholipids that create a membrane helping to keep out environmental allergens & irritants and maintain populations of normal bacteria. Unfortunately, due to stress, illness, […]

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Anatomy of a Dog With Irritable Bowel Disease: Part 4 of 5

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This article originally appeared on FidoseOfReality.com as Anatomy of a Dog With Irritable Bowel Disease: Part 4 of 5 Irritable Bowel Disease (IBD) took my dog from me way too soon. In writing this 5-part series about this dreaded disease, which sounds nasty, can be, and has the potential to be fatal, I am learning, […]

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World’s Oldest Two-Faced Cat Dies at 15 Years of Age

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This article originally appeared on Dr. Mahaney’s The Daily Vet column on PetMD as World’s Oldest Two-Faced Cat Dies at 15 Years of Age. I was saddened to hear the news of a remarkable, two-faced, 15-year-old cat who recently passed away. Yet, I’m intrigued to learn more about this feline and how he lived to […]

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Honest Kitchen Blog: Vet Advice on Caring for Your Pet’s Skin and Coat

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Proper grooming is an essential responsibility for any person in charge of caretaking a companion animal. This doesn’t mean only taking your dog to the groomer when his coat exudes a foul odor or when you cat is covered in hair mats. Grooming is an every-day obligation comparable to taking care of your own or […]

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Embrace Pet Insurance Podcast: Purebred vs. Mixed Breed Questions Answered by Dr. Patrick Mahaney

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 would make our ideal companion? In this month’s podcast, Chief Embracer […]

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