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Limber tail syndrome in dogs

Limber tail syndrome in dogs

A dog’s tail can tell you so much. So, what does it mean when it suddenly stops working?    What is limber tail syndrome? Limber tail syndrome, a painful medical condition that makes the tail look like it is broken, has a number of euphemisms: limber tail, broken...

Dog Bite Awareness: Know the Signs

Dog Bite Awareness: Know the Signs

Just like how we can read other humans by their body language, the same applies to pets! Your dog's body language can tell you if they are feeling stressed or agitated. Here are a few of the most common.   According to the Centers for Disease Control and...

Healthy Treat Alternatives for Dogs

Healthy Treat Alternatives for Dogs

Looking for some new healthy treats to use while training your dog? We've got you covered! While human food isn't always safe to share with your pup, these are some healthy treat alternatives.   Carrots — Naturally sweet and low in calories, carrots will satisfy...

3 Reasons Pets Don’t Make Good Gifts

3 Reasons Pets Don’t Make Good Gifts

3 Reasons Pets Don’t Make Good Gifts   It is the season of giving, and we all know how nice it is to spoil the ones we love! Although the image of an adorable ball of fur snuggled in a basket under the Christmas tree is difficult to resist, you must do it. Living...

Diabetes in Pets

Diabetes in Pets

Diabetes in Pets November is National Pet Diabetes month! A great way to celebrate is to learn about the signs and treatments of diabetes in order to be able to early diagnose your pet if need be. Diabetes mellitus occurs when the body cannot use glucose—the main...

10 Warning Signs of Cancer in Pets

10 Warning Signs of Cancer in Pets

10 Warning Signs of Cancer in Pets   November is National Pet Cancer Awareness Month! By spreading awareness and knowing the signs your pets will be in better hands. By knowing the cancer warning signs, you can quickly detect abnormalities and schedule a check-up...

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