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Cushing’s Disease in Dogs

Have you ever seen an old toy poodle with a severe dry hair coat and a noticeable pot belly who walks around panting all the time?  This is a typical presentation for hyperadrenocorticism — Cushing’s Disease — which affects middle aged to …
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Preventing Kidney Disease in Dogs and Cats

What would you guess is the top medical condition afflicting cats in the United States?  Lower urinary tract disease is one of the top ranked medical conditions according to Veterinary Pet Insurance, and renal failure comes in a very close second. When …
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Pet Pain Relief

The availability of pain medicines for humans in our society has stimulated more awareness of pain management options for our animal companions, especially after surgical procedures or an injury. How does a human know that an animal is experiencing pain? Dogs and …