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10 Facts About Silky Terriers
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10 Things to Know Before Adopting a Siberian Husky
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Where Will the Abdomen Start to Enlarge on Pregnant Dogs?
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Where Will the Abdomen Start to Enlarge on Pregnant Dogs?

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Is the ACA for Purebred Puppies?
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Is the ACA for Purebred Puppies?

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Acanthomatous Ameloblastoma in Dogs
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Achalasia In Dogs
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Addison's Symptoms in a Canine

Addison's Symptoms in a Canine

Addison's Symptoms in a Canine. Addison's disease, also known as canine hypoadrenocorticism, occurs when a dog's adrenal glands don't produce ...

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Proper body weight may be difficult to maintain in a canine suffering from achalasia.

Achalasia In Dogs

Achalasia In Dogs. Achalasia is defined as the inability of a circular muscle, such as the esophageal muscle, to properly relax, resulting in the widening of the area around the ...
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Labrador retrievers are fetching.

How Active Are Labradors?

How Active Are Labradors?. Labrador retrievers are loyal and affectionate dogs. They require a lot of daily physical activity, making them a major commitment for owners. Daily ...
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Ms. Canine, the acupuncturist will see you now.

Acupuncture for Seizures in Dogs

Acupuncture for Seizures in Dogs. About 1 percent of the dog population suffers from epilepsy and its accompanying seizures. In some breeds -- cocker spaniels, collies, German ...
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Acupuncture involves the use of needles to help calm your pooch.

Does an Acupuncturist Help a Canine With Fear & ...

Does an Acupuncturist Help a Canine With Fear & Anxiety?. Acupuncture is an alternative medical treatment that originated in China more than 2,000 years ago for humans. ...
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Yorkshire terriers are prone to liver shunt.

Addison's Disease Vs. Liver Shunt in Dogs

Addison's Disease Vs. Liver Shunt in Dogs. Addison's disease, also known as hypoadrenocorticism, and liver shunt are two vastly different conditions. You're unlikely to confuse ...
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Poodles are among the breeds most prone to hypoadrenocorticism, or Addison's disease.

Addison's Symptoms in a Canine

Addison's Symptoms in a Canine. Addison's disease, also known as canine hypoadrenocorticism, occurs when a dog's adrenal glands don't produce sufficient corticosteroid hormones. ...
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Adopt from Mikey's Chance Canine Rescue

How to Adopt a Pet From Mikey's Chance

How to Adopt a Pet From Mikey's Chance. Mikey's Chance Canine Rescue of Washington State is a recognized, nonprofit dog rescue operation. Mikey's Chance takes in homeless dogs and ...
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Puppies are often available at pet stores and shelters.

Adoption Vs. Pets Purchased From Pet Stores

Adoption Vs. Pets Purchased From Pet Stores. Adding a pet to a family is an important decision. Most people obtain pets by purchasing them from pet stores or adopting them through ...
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This little shaggy dog can be a good companion, but not for everyone.

The Advantages & Disadvantages to Owning a Long ...

The Advantages & Disadvantages to Owning a Long Haired Chihuahua. Chihuahuas are the very definition of the tough little guy. Scrappy, protective and proud, there is little that ...
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Your puppy can have a healthier life after neutering.

The Advantages of Puppy Neutering

The Advantages of Puppy Neutering. Unless you're planning on breeding your dog later on down the line, you'll want to get him fixed at a young age. By neutering your pup early -- ...
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It's not confirmed dogs actually have petit mal seizures; if they do, they are extremely rare.

After Affects of Petit-Mal Seizures in Dogs

After Affects of Petit-Mal Seizures in Dogs. A seizure is the result of an abnormal surge in the brain's electrical activity. A dog can experience a variety of seizures, though ...
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Dogs can change dramatically in the time immediately after birth.

After a Dog Has Puppies Does Its Personality ...

After a Dog Has Puppies Does Its Personality Change?. Once a dog has puppies its personality can change, at least for a time. The hormonal fluctuations that occur during pregnancy ...
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Start large breed puppies on soft food at 3 weeks of age, to reduce their mother's physical stress.

After How Many Months Does a Dog Stop Giving the ...

After How Many Months Does a Dog Stop Giving the Puppies Milk?. The processes of lactation and weaning are natural and usually require little intervention on your part. Lactation ...
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This little guy needs his mother for a while yet.

At What Age Can I Separate a Puppy From the Mommy?

At What Age Can I Separate a Puppy From the Mommy?. Wide-eyed puppies' first weeks of life are full of valuable learning experiences -- many of which take place alongside their ...
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In larger breeds, castration after the first year is often recommended.

At What Age Do You Castrate a Male Dog?

At What Age Do You Castrate a Male Dog?. The proper age to castrate a male dog is a controversial topic. While castration offers many health benefits aside from unwanted ...
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Pregnancy can occur with the first estrus cycle, as early as 6 months.

At What Age Does a Dog Get Its Period?

At What Age Does a Dog Get Its Period?. A dog’s period, or estrus cycle, is a stage in the reproductive cycle where a dog can become pregnant. Estrus consists of three basic ...
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