What to Expect When Your Dog Has Cancer

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My dog has cancer – what next? Finding support and trusted medical resources are the first steps when your dog has been diagnosed with cancer. A new database called Canine Cancer: Take C.H.A.R.G.E. (Canine Health and Registry Exchange) is a collection of incidence, prevalence and emotional-support information taken directly from dog owners and vets based […]

Help for Kennel Cough (Canine Infectious Respiratory Disease)

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Injections, intranasal drops and even oral vaccines can protect against the most common infectious organisms. ©Mario Forcherio / EyeEm | Getty Images Room 3 sounded like a barnyard. It was an uncharacteristically slow (and peaceful) Monday morning at my veterinary clinic. Any illusion of tranquility was shattered by what could fittingly be described as an […]

Poodle-Cross Dogs Outpacing Parent Breeds

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Jackie Brown Pet expert Jackie Brown has spent 20 years following her passion for animals as a writer and editor in the pet publishing industry. She is contributing writer for National Geographic’s Complete Guide to Pet Health, Behavior, and Happiness: The Veterinarian’s Approach to At-Home Animal Care (April 2019) and author of the book It’s […]

Partnership Offers Online New Health Tools

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Jackie Brown Pet expert Jackie Brown has spent 20 years following her passion for animals as a writer and editor in the pet publishing industry. She is contributing writer for National Geographic’s Complete Guide to Pet Health, Behavior, and Happiness: The Veterinarian’s Approach to At-Home Animal Care (April 2019) and author of the book It’s […]

Yellow Tulip Project: How to Improve Mental Health with Dogs

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The youth-led mental health organization Yellow Tulip Project has launched a mental health awareness campaign called Tails & Tulips, where people are encouraged to get out and move it with their pets. Director of Events, 18-year-old Madeleine Manno of Boston, Massachusetts — who has two dogs and two cats herself — says, “Animals have such […]