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Top 10 Reasons for Dog Vet Visits

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  Pet health insurance provider Nationwide analyzed its database of more than 650,000 insured pets to determine the top medical conditions that prompted veterinary visits. Below are the results for dogs: Dogs Skin Allergies Ear Infection Non-cancerous Skin Mass Skin Infection Diarrhea/Intestinal Upset Vomiting/Upset Stomach Arthritis Dental Disease/Periodontitis Bladder or Urinary …

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Why Do Dogs Cover Their Faces?

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Dogs definitely have some strange habits that, as a dog owner, might make you laugh and wonder “why on EARTH is he/she doing that?” One thing that some dogs might do is cover their face with their paws on certain occasions. There are a few possible reasons why they might …

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Healing Crystals for Dogs: Crystal Meanings

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Some people believe that crystals have natural properties that can help heal certain areas of life, both mentally and physically. While these people often use crystals on themselves, they can also be used on your furry friends. Even if you’re skeptical and don’t believe crystals can affect anyone, it can’t …

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Vegan Protein Being Introduced to Pet Food. Would You Try It?

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Much like biotech companies creating cultured meats for human consumption, Wild Earth will produce pet foods that are healthier, more environmentally friendly, and more humane than conventional products. The company’s first cultured protein product is made from human-grade Koji, a fungi already enjoyed by billions of people around the world …

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Morris Animal Foundation Donates $1 Million for Studies for Canine Health

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For the good of dogs everywhere, Morris Animal Foundation announced it awarded nearly $1 million in grants for 12 canine research projects. The studies will help veterinary scientists improve the health and well-being of dogs suffering from deadly and debilitating diseases, including cancer, spinal cord disease and gastrointestinal disorders. “Dogs are, as the saying …

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Is This Uber for Vets? It’s Coming To You Soon

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Routine vet visits are on the decline. The reason? It’s often a hassle to transport your dog to and from the vet. Sometimes this leads to expensive and preventable health issues. MVS Pet Care is the nation’s first professional franchise network of house call veterinarians. It offers general wellness care, and …

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