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What Are Skin Tags And When Should You See Your Vet About Them?

Any lumps, bumps, or growths on your dog should be evaluated by your veterinarian, according to renowned veterinarian, Dr. Karen Becker. This is so for one important reason: to rule out mast cell tumors and other potentially dangerous conditions. Some bumps and lumps are easy to differentiate from others. For instance, lipomas – or fatty […]

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Wateree Animal Hospital welcomes new veterinarian – Chronicle Independent

Wateree Animal Hospital welcomes new veterinarian – Chronicle Independent Chronicle IndependentWateree Animal Hospital welcomes new veterinarianChronicle IndependentShe moved to South Carolina in 2014 and absolutely loves it, especially the mild winters. She's the proud mom of four small dogs: Jade, a Boston Terrier, Holly, a Rat Terrier, Pete, a three-legged Chihuahua mix, and Diva, a […]

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Italian veterinarian and All-American shot putter finds niche in Hermiston

Italian veterinarian and All-American shot putter finds niche in Hermiston Mannucci didn’t have long to talk about acupuncture or anything else. The clinic was hopping. He examined a dog with an infected uterus, vaccinated a sheltie and oversaw the cleaning of a trembling Papillon’s anal glands. After examining a lethargic … Continue reading at eastoregonian.com […]

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Major Health Concerns For a Shih Tzu

by Dakiny The Shih Tzu is an AKC registered dog breed. The following article reviews the breed. All dogs are vulnerable to numerous diseases and health concerns but some breeds are more likely to be affected by one than another. Shih Tzu are no exception to this. This article will list and briefly describe those […]

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Cancer Prevalent in Pets but Treatable, Says Veterinarian

About 50 percent of dogs and 33 percent of cats age 10 years and older will develop cancer. Although it is very prevalent in these animals, a Kansas State University veterinarian says depending upon the type of cancer, it may be very treatable and doesn’t have to be a life-limiting disease. Mary Lynn Higginbotham, assistant […]

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Infection or Incontinence

By Jon Geller, DVM Q: I have a 7 year old female, half Rottweiler half German Sheppard. For the last week, she has been leaking urine when lying down. What can I do? Is this a bladder infection? A: Most likely this is a case of urinary incontinence, which is […]

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Treating Diarrhea in Puppies

By Jon Geller Q: I adopted a puppy from the shelter, we think he is about 3-4 months old, he has continual diarrhea, what’s wrong and how do I stop it. A: Diarrhea is one of those conditions that most dog owners would like to correct quickly. Unfortunately, there often […]

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Golden Retriever Health Tips

by tjuel The Golden Retriever is an AKC registered dog breed. The following article reviews the breed. Raising a golden retriever means enjoying a good time with them. Considering them as a part of your family, you have to learn the basics so that you can give your pet the best he deserves. One of […]

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How To Diagnose And Treat Dog Skin Problems

If you see your dog scratching or licking itself a lot, you may be able to ease your dog’s suffering by administering a salve or spray. If you are worried that it could be a skin disorder, there are steps you can take to try to figure out what is wrong and if you should […]

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10 Questions to Ask Your Labrador Retriever’s Veterinarian

This post is sponsored by Labrador Retriever Watches. Sometimes it’s difficult for the owner of a Labrador Retriever to find the right veterinarian. Labs have a few quirks associated with them that not all vets are knowledgeable about. By putting in some upfront effort, it’s possible to find a vet you’ll be comfortable with, and […]

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