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Post operative depression in dogs

Help! My Dog Seems Depressed After Having Surgery. Is This Normal?  

Dogs who’ve recently had surgery often appear a bit down in the dumps after returning home. This concerns many owners, who don’t know if the problem is serious or what to do to cheer up their pet.

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Antibiotics for dogs

Antibiotics for Dogs: What Are My Pup’s Options?

Antibiotics are a remarkably important group of drugs, which can help your pet fight off infections ranging from the mildly irritating to the life-threatening. Most dogs will be prescribed antibiotics

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dog behavioral medications

Dog Behavior Medications: How Do I Get a Prescription (And Decide on a Drug)?

At first, the idea of a dog needing behavioral medication to deal with anxiety might sound like something straight out of Real Housewives of Beverly Hills. However, anti-anxiety medications for dogs are

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Lice shampoo for dogs

Best Dog Shampoo for Lice: Get Bugs Off Of Your Fur Baby!

Fleas and ticks are some of the most common parasites that bother dogs, but they aren’t the only bugs that like to dine at the canine buffet. Lice can also set up shop amid the hairs of your dog’s

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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 dog for pain

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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dog chewing socks

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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giving claritin to a dog

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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dog mange shampoo

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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cost of dog x-rays

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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