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Can Dogs Have Amoxicillin?

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Do you know that there are many medications our canine (and feline) companions can take that are the same as those we humans take? Sometimes your veterinarian will dispense a product that is made just for pets and other times medications will be prescribed that the manufacturer intended for human use. The size and species […]

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Is Vitamin E Good for Dogs?

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Does your dog take any supplements as part of his health care regimen? Vitamins and minerals are found in food as nature makes it, but they are also commonly added to commercially available and home-prepared pet foods and treats. It’s most-ideal that we consume our vitamins and minerals as they are inherently found in food, […]

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Probiotics for Cats: What are They and How Do They Help?

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Do you know what probiotics are? How about how probiotics can benefit the gut health of your feline companion? Probiotics are beneicial bacteria (flora) that live in the digestive tract that aid in promoting intestinal function. The small and large intestine (colon) contain bacteria that faciliate food digestion. Additionally, probiotics serve to keep pathogenic bacteria […]

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Surgical Treatment of T-Cell Lymphoma in a Dog

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Now that I’ve covered the clinical signs and diagnosis of Cardiff’s illnesses (most strongly suspected to again be cancer), it’s time to move on to the treatment phase. This week, the topic is surgery.   Cardiff has previously been through abdominal exploratory surgery to remove a loop of small intestine having a mass-like lesion which […]

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11 Ways You’re Shortening Your Dog’s Life

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Are you aware of the means by which you (the pet owner) may inadvertently be shortening the life of your feline or canine companion. My contribution can be found on Page 7, 8, and 12, but there are many other valuable perspectives offered by seasoned veterinarians. Learn more here in this slideshow for PetMD: 11 […]

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