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Dog Health

My Dog Licks a Lot & Has BAD Breath

Excessive licking and bad breath are two extremely common issues that I have seen in veterinary practice, and in some cases, they can even be related. Understanding the connection and underlying issues is crucial to […]

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Dog Health

Benadryl for Dogs with Hives: Our Vet Explains

Hives in dogs can be a troubling sight for many pet parents. These itchy, swollen welts can appear rapidly and cause significant discomfort for our furry friends. As a veterinarian, one of the most common […]

Dog Health

Black Nipple on Dogs? 6 Most Likely Reasons

When my daughter noticed our English Springer Spaniel had a black nipple, I checked the area. Because our furbaby is spayed, I knew she wasn’t pregnant or nursing, so I narrowed down my considerations.  There […]

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Dog Health

Cushing’s Disease Neurological Signs in Dogs

In my years as a veterinarian, I’ve frequently come across Cushing’s disease in dogs, a hormonal disorder that can manifest in myriad ways. While many are familiar with the general symptoms, the neurological aspects of […]