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Dana Brown, DVM

Dana Brown, DVM
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Dana is a qualified veterinarian with background in animal care and training sciences and an avid writer on the topics of dog health. Her range of expertise is wide but her primary focus in on animal nutrition and specifically dog foods.

10 Ways to Prevent Parvo in Dogs (Based on Science)

Preventing dog parvo is the best way to ensure your pooch will not contract the virus in the first place. Canine parvovirus type 2...

Vet’s Tips on How to Raise a Healthy Pit Bull Puppy

Whether you’re adopting or purchasing a new Pit bull, do the research. Many reputable breeders pride themselves on breeding puppies with excellent health and temperaments. But...

The Science-based Guide for Feeding Athletic Dogs

The aim of an appropriate nutritional plan for athletic dogs is to maximize performance while minimizing the occurrence of injuries. When assessing the best dog...

How You Should Feed Dogs With Arthritis

Dealing with arthritis in dogs will require care and effort on the owner's part, and it's a painful process for the dog to go...

Pet Food Manufacturing Regulations: USA vs Canada vs Europe vs China

There is no universal standard for the manufacturing of pet food worldwide. In fact, some countries have such lax “regulations” their foods and source...

Water Intoxication in Dogs: What You Must Know [Infographic]

Water intoxication in dogs is what happens when a canine consumes excess water; this can be from playing in the pool or biting at...

Dietary Guidelines for Dogs with Sensitive Stomachs

If you have a dog with a sensitive stomach and digestive disorders, then you'll need to adjust his diet. Dietary changes have been shown...

Here’s Why Your Puppy May Be Vomiting (and What to Do)

As a new puppy parent, you are bound to have lots of questions about your new friend. Even if you're experienced with puppies, there...

Kidney Failure in Dogs: The Ultimate Science-based Guide

The condition known as kidney failure in dogs usually occurs from injury, infection or disease of the kidney. This can result in either a...

The Ultimate Guide on Pain Management for Dogs

There are few things as frustrating for a dog owner as knowing their dog is in pain and not being able to do anything...

The Ultimate Guide of First Aid for Dogs: 7 Vital Things...

Many of us have a first aid kit in our bathroom cabinets for emergency situations. But have you thought what you'll do to provide...

Enlarged Heart in Dogs (Dilated Cardiomyopathy): What You Must Know

If your dog is having difficulty breathing, is losing weight and suffers from a cough, he may be suffering from the deadly condition of...

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Buying a new couch as a dog owner can be daunting. You want something stylish, but in a fabric that stands up to the...

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When searching for homemade dog food recipes online, you will often come across large meal ideas that have to be cooked in a gumbo...

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At one time or another in your dog’s life, he may need to take a medication for internal parasites or “worms”. If you believe...

20 Signs of Stress in Dogs [Infographic]

For self-aware mammals like humans, stress signs are a good thing because that's what helps us navigate and function in our daily lives. For...

10 Ways to Relieve Boredom in Dogs

Recent studies found that boredom in canines is very real, and it's more dangerous than one might assume. Research demonstrated the negative effects of...

25 Escape Artist Dog Breeds That Are Good at Running Away

Some dogs seem to be descendants of Houdini. Every time their owner thinks they have fixed the escape route, the pup just finds another...

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When you have a dog, shopping for a new vacuum can be excruciating. You need a vacuum that’s light enough to carry, yet heavy...

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