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Dogs and Cats Shouldn’t Have Chicken Butts

Dogs and cats should never have chicken in their butt. Trying to get your attention with that headline. How does chicken end up in the butts of dogs and cats? (Alternative title: “Inflammatory bowel...

Reverse sneeze, or snorting in dogs

I’ve been waiting for a long time to get a video of a dog performing the “reverse sneeze” and I finally got it. This dog is doing a classic reverse sneeze, except the pace...

Bark Collars I Like and Use

What you want in a “good” bark collar Bark Collars Seem Barbaric (So is dropping a dog off at the pound because your apartment is evicting you, or surgically ‘debarking’ a dog) Every year,...

What’s the Best Dog Probiotic on Amazon?

What’s the Best Dog Probiotic on Amazon? We’ve almost forever known that our gut contains germs. We learned a little more recently that many of the germs in our gut a “good” and necessary....

Tooth Root Abscesses and Swelling Under the Eye in the Canine

Canine tooth root abscesses are common, and sometimes there’s more than meets the eye. What if it’s cancer from Apoquel? How can you tell? What should you do? How do you treat a tooth...

Cushing’s Disease Veterinary Notes

Cushing’s Disease Veterinary Notes So, I put together 39 pages of information on Cushing’s Disease, which is overactive Adrenal Glands. The body produces way too much Cortisol and the impact is insulin antagonism, and...

DHEA 2019

DHEA So there are hormone systems in the body which involve testosterone in males and estrogen in females. Those hormones are vital in the performance of the young male or young female dog or...

Pancreatitis Case Communication

When bloodwork reveals pancreatitis. That’s serious inflammation (sometimes even infection) of the dog or cat’s pancreas. It can be life threatening if it drags on or becomes chronic. The pancreas can lose enough integrity...

What REALLY Kills Dogs? (Longevity threats)

What are the BIG Threats to Longevity in Dogs? I’d like to do an article that describes “what really kills dogs“, or “What gets in the way of dog and cat longevity?” There’s just...

The Difference Between Heartworm Treatments

The Difference Between Heartworm Treatments My friend is fostering a dog through a rescue and the dog is heartworm positive. I was wondering what is involved in slow kill treatment for dogs with heart...

Canine Foot Lesions: The Bandaged Dog

What you should know about lesions on the feet of dogs, especially surgical lesions. This is a post operative letter. You’re getting this document because your dog has some sort of lesion on its...