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Was your dog bitten by an animal? Ask your vet about clindamycin

If your veterinarian prescribed clindamycin to help your dog’s wounds heal, don’t be surprised if they don’t enjoy the taste. Here’s how to get them to eat it.

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Dasuquin for Dogs: What to Know

Dogs with osteoarthritis might benefit from Dasuquin. Learn about Dasuquin Advanced, Dasuquin with MSM and more to see which is best for your dog.

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7 signs your cat might have hookworms

Hookworms are a common parasite that infect cats, but they can be easily prevented. Here's how to get ahead of your pet's health.

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Why dogs with Bordetella shouldn't go to the park

Bordetella causes kennel cough in dogs, which is easily spreadable. Here’s how your veterinarian might suggest preventing or treating this infection.

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Was your cat prescribed Clavamox? Here's what you should know

If your cat was prescribed Clavamox but the serving details and side effects are a little fuzzy, we’ve got you covered.

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Understanding liver disease and how it affects dogs

Because liver disease isn’t one specific ailment, its symptoms and root causes can differ between dogs. Here’s the common signs to look out for to get your pup help.

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Why is my dog drooling more than normal?

It’s normal for a little drool to appear when you’re giving your dog a treat. But there are some mild-to-more-severe reasons behind excessive slobber that you should know about.

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Can dogs eat eggplant?

Small amounts of raw and cooked eggplant are generally safe for dogs, but some parts of the vegetable are toxic to pups. Learn more.

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Hydrocephalus affects certain dog breeds more than others

Hydrocephalus is a life-threatening condition if left undiagnosed and untreated. Learn the symptoms of this condition so you can get your pup help if they start showing signs.

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Bladder stones in dogs: types, causes and treatment

Bladder stones are clumps of minerals that have formed in your pup’s bladder. Here’s how to treat and prevent bladder stones in dogs.

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Megaesophagus could be causing your dog to regurgitate their food

If your dog has trouble keeping their food down and therefore seems super hungry, you’ll want to find out how megaesophagus could be contributing to their discomfort.

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Can dogs eat butter?

Butter is not great for dogs to eat, and it can give your dog an upset stomach or worse in large amounts. Find out more.

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How does gastroenteritis affect dogs?

If your dog is vomiting or has diarrhea, gastroenteritis could occur, too. Learn more about this condition and how to treat it.

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Here's what your dog's eye discharge means based on color

Have you spotted discharge near your pup’s eyes? The color can indicate what they're potentially struggling with.

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Here's why your potty-trained dog is having accidents inside

Incontinence means your pet can’t control when they go to the bathroom. And while it’s likely frustrating for them and you, there are vet-approved ways to manage the condition.

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How to tell if your dog has a staph infection

Staph infections happen when a bacteria on a dog’s skin overrides their natural defenses. Here’s how to tell if your pup has this skin condition.

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How does Proin help dogs?

Proin, a vet-prescribed medication, helps dogs’ control their leaky bladders. You'll want to talk to your vet about the medication's potential side effects before giving it to your pup.

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Does your dog have high blood pressure? Enalapril might help them

If your pup has high blood pressure, heart disease or kidney disease, their veterinarian might’ve prescribed them enalapril. But you'll want to watch out for these side effects.

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Does my dog have short spine syndrome?

Dogs with short spine syndrome might find it more challenging to move around. But there are some ways pet parents can help them feel comfortable and confident.

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Here are all the ways prednisolone helps cats

Prednisolone, a steroid, has several different uses. It’s used as an anti-inflammatory solution and is a chemotherapy agent. But that’s not all the ways it benefits cats.

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How does hemangiosarcoma affect dogs?

Hemangiosarcoma is an aggressive cancer, but it doesn’t always cause immediate symptoms. However, there’s a vet-recommended test to figure out if it’s present.

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Understanding the 5 stages of lymphoma in cats

Lymphoma is a cancer that affects cats’ lymphocytes. Learn how veterinarians decide on a treatment option.

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What causes cloudy eyes in dogs?

Cloudy eyes are common in certain dog breeds and can appear with age or for other reasons. Learn more to find the right treatment for your dog's cloudy eyes.

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If your dog has seizures, ask your vet about phenobarbital

Phenobarbital is an anticonvulsant medication that helps treat seizures in dogs. However, not all dogs have the same outcome when using it as a treatment.

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