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Sundowners Syndrome in Dogs: Symptoms and Solutions!

Sundowners syndrome is a tragic medical condition that occasionally afflicts older people with dementia, Alzheimer’s, or some other type of cognitive dysfunction. However, this condition isn’t only

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What Can I Give My Dog for Pain?

Few things are worse than seeing your four-footed friend in pain. Pain not only hurts (source: Captain Obvious M.D.), it causes significant stress too. And as most doctors and vets will tell you, stress

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Help! My Dog Ate a Sock – What Do I Do?

You don’t have to be a dog owner for long before you realize that your pet may eat just about anything you leave lying around. They may rummage through the bathroom to find something fun to devour. Some

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Can I Give My Dog Claritin?

A number of different substances can cause dogs to suffer allergic reactions. And although dogs tend to get itchy skin rather than red eyes and runny noses, allergies are just as maddening for them as

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Best Dog Shampoo for Mange: Keeping Your Dog’s Skin Healthy

The term “mangy mutt” is a common colloquialism, but is often used incorrectly. People often use the phrase to describe a dog that is dirty, unkempt, or smelly, but mange is actually a well-defined

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How Much Do Dog X-Rays Cost?

Most owners are already prepared to plop down a stack of cash when visiting the vet, but anytime your vet mentions the word “x-ray,” you’ll need to be prepared to dig a little deeper than usual.

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Dogs get hairballs

Do Dogs Get Hairballs?   

Although they’re more common with cats, dogs can suffer from the occasional hairball. They usually aren’t a big deal, but they can occasionally cause serious medical problems. So don’t ignore them! We’ll

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Best Glucosamine for Dogs: Liquid, Chewables, & More

Nutraceuticals – essentially foods or supplements that provide health benefits that exceed their nutritional value – appeal to many dog owners, and they are currently administered to treat a range

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Best Dog Lift Harnesses: Help For Mobility-Impaired Canines

I’m just going to go ahead and say that this topic makes me a bit sad, and I’m not exactly stoked to write about sick and injured pups. But unfortunately, many dogs suffer physical ailments that prevent

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Is It Possible to Declaw a Dog? Should I Consider It?

Although it is becoming increasingly rare, many cats undergo a procedure called an onychectomy – better known as declawing. Typically, the procedure is performed to prevent cats from injuring people

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