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How Long Do Dogs Live?

By Jennifer Coates, DVM Dog ownership is one of the great joys of life. Our furry friends provide us with unconditional love, companionship, and more smiles than can possibly be counted. There are pitfalls associated with dog ownership, however. We can deal with the messes and other passing aggravations; it’s the undeniable fact that people …

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Rabies in Dogs

By Dr. Abdul Ali Wallana Rabies is a fatal viral polioencephalitis that specifically affects the gray matter of a dog’s brain and the central nervous system (CNS). In the United States (except Hawaii), it is legally required that every owned dog be vaccinated against the rabies virus. Depending on your location and local law, this …

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Red Eye in Dogs

Inflammation of the Eye in Dogs Red eye causes the dog’s eye to become inflammed and, well, red. This inflammation may be due to various factors, including excess blood in the eyelids (hyperemia) or in the eye’s blood vessels (ocular vasculature). This occurs when vessels expand in response to extraocular or intraocular (outside of, and within the eye, …

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10 Medications for Dog Anxiety

Alprazolam (Xanax) Amitriptyline. Buspirone. Clomipramine (Clomicalm) Dexmedetomidine (Sileo) Diazepam (Valium) Fluoxetine (Reconcile or Prozac) Lorazepam (Ativan) Reviewed for accuracy on July 17, 2019, by Dr. Jennifer Coates, DVM Dogs can suffer from different types of anxiety, some of which can be truly debilitating. As pet parents, we want to help, but we’re faced with many …

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Can Dogs Have Down Syndrome? 10 important things you should know

This post include on query Can Dogs Have Down Syndrome? and everything you should know about dogs with down syndrome by thevetscare.com By Jennifer Coates, DVM Anyone who has spent enough time around dogs understands the compatibility between the canine and human species. To paraphrase Forrest Gump, we “goes together like peas and carrots.” What …

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How to Treat Mucus Stool in Dogs

By Jennifer Coates, DVM Dog stool normally contains some mucus, but excessive amount of mucus in the stool may indicate a medical condition and will need medical attention. Causes of Mucus in Dog Poop Stress Dietary Indiscretion Food Intolerances Intoxication Diet Changes Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) Crohn’s Disease Colitis Presence of Intestinal Parasites/Protozoans Fungal Infection Small …

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