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11 common causes of blood in dog throw up

Blood appears in dogs’ vomit differently — it could be clumpy, spotty or entirely red. Here’s what you should look out for.

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Are cats lactose intolerant?

You might be familiar with cats lapping up a bowl of warm milk. But is it actually safe for them? Find what happens when you give a cat milk.

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Does your dog have an infection? They might be prescribed Baytril

Baytril is an antibiotic prescribed to treat infections in dogs. But it's super strong, so there are some caveats to know about before giving it to a dog.

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4 causes of blood in cat urine and how to help

Healthy cats’ pee looks yellow and clear. However, several underlying conditions can cause blood to appear in their urine. Here are other symptoms to look out for.

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6 reasons your dog might be vomiting up white foam

Your dog's white foamy throw up, which is a mix of mucus and fluid, is often accompanied by other sickness symptoms — here's what to look for.

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Reasons why dogs limp and when to see the vet

If your dog is limping, that’s a sign that they’re in pain. But it’s important not to wait too long to see your veterinarian.

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If your dog has osteoarthritis, ask your veterinarian about Previcox

Previcox is usually prescribed to dogs with arthritis to help with the accompanying pain and inflammation. However, it shouldn’t be given when your pup is taking certain medications.

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Can cats eat ham?

Ham isn’t the best treat for cats because of certain ingredients, but there are some healthier human-food alternatives they can chow down on.

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Metacam for dogs: use and benefits

Metacam is a medication that helps reduce pain, inflammation, and the effects of osteoarthritis in dogs. Here's what to know before giving it to your pup.

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Enrofloxacin might be the solution to your dog’s infection

Enrofloxacin is an antibiotic prescribed to treat several bacterial infections in dogs. If your pup’s picky about how they take their medication, enrofloxacin comes in various formulas.

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The DHPP vaccine protects your dog against these 5 diseases

The DHPP vaccine, otherwise known as the distemper vaccine, helps protect pets against several spreadable illnesses. Find out how it can prevent your dog from getting sick.

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Famotidine helps reduce stomach acid in dogs

From dosage to side effects, here’s what our on-staff veterinarian wants you to know if your veterinarian recommends this tummy-soothing medication.

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8 common dog skin conditions

Skin conditions in dogs are common, but you’ll need a veterinarian to make a diagnosis. Here’s your guide on recognizing the signs of the most common types.

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If your dog has osteoarthritis, ask your vet about Deramaxx

Deramaxx is a medication that helps pups with pain and inflammation feel better.

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Checking your dog for ticks can protect them from anaplasmosis

Anaplasmosis is an infection that’s passed from a tick’s bacteria to your pup. But there are some ways to prevent it from affecting dogs.

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8 reasons a veterinarian might prescribe Cerenia for your cat

Cerenia can help cats with numerous ailments, like nausea, vomiting, inflammation and much more.

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Here's how to tell if your dog had a stroke

Although strokes are commonly thought of as a human issue, dogs are at risk for experiencing them, too.

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Rabies shots are necessary for dogs. Here’s why

Rabies vaccines for dogs are considered a legal requirement in most states. Not only do they prevent deadly infection in your pup, but they protect the community.

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6 signs that your dog might have arthritis

Arthritis, which is pain and inflammation of a dog’s joints, isn’t curable — but there are ways to lessen the severity of the symptoms.

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Understanding the 4 stages of kidney disease in dogs

With age comes illnesses, and kidney disease is one your dog can face.

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FortiFlora for dogs: uses and benefits

FortiFlora is a probiotic that can be helpful for dogs struggling with diarrhea feel better quicker. Learn more about how to use it.

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9 cysts dog parents should know about

There are common cysts that appear on dogs, but they vary in appearance and require different treatment methods.

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Outdoor cats might be at a higher risk of catching toxoplasmosis

Toxoplasmosis, an infection caused by parasites, can affect pet parents due to cleaning an infected cat’s litter box.

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Mastitis in dogs: symptoms and treatment

After a mother dog gives birth and starts nursing, they can contract mastitis infections through bacteria from their puppies or environment.

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