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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.

Cushing’s Disease in Dogs: Symptoms, Diagnosis and Treatments

If you're not familiar with the condition, Cushing's Disease, also known as Cushing's Syndrome in dogs, results from excessive production of cortisol in the body. Cushing's disease...

Swimmer Puppy Syndrome: Science-Based Causes & Treatment

Swimmer puppy syndrome—also known as swimmers syndrome in dogs, swimming-puppy syndrome, twisted legs, turtle pup, and flat-puppy syndrome—is a very rare developmental deformity seen...

Pancreatitis in Dogs: Symptoms, Causes, Treatments, and Prevention

The pancreas is an organ located in the abdominal cavity responsible for producing digestive enzymes and insulin production. A well-known condition, pancreatitis, refers to pancreatic...

8 Common Causes of Bloody Diarrhea in Dogs

KEY TAKEAWAYS: - Diarrhea is common in dogs, but when you see blood in it, it's best to immediately consult a veterinarian. - There are different...

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...

Tea Tree Oil for Dogs: Benefits and Uses Backed by Science

More natural treatments are becoming recognized by the scientific community for their health benefits. Tea tree oil is still often seen as a trend or...

The Benefits of Hydrotherapy and Underwater Treadmills for Dogs

Hydrotherapy for dogs is becoming more common in the pet industry. Its rise in popularity in the industry is because of its success in human...

Dog Anal Glands: 12 Preventions and Treatments (Video Included)

You're here right now because you might have been bombarded with the same question: "What the heck are dog anal glands? Is this a serious...

11 Dog Stomach Problems (Gastrointestinal and Digestive): Causes and Treatment

Gastrointestinal and stomach problems in dogs are common. They can be mild and barely noticeable or extremely serious and life-threatening. Most dog owners will have to...

Ear Mites in Dogs: Symptoms, Natural and Veterinary Treatments, Prevention

Ear mites are itchy little buggers. It is highly contagious and common; if you own a dog, you will have to deal with your canine's...

Bladder Stones in Dogs: Home Remedies and Veterinary Treatments

Bladder stones (urolithiasis) are clumps of mineral crystals that form in the urine. They can occur for several reasons, including genetics, diet, environment, and long-term...

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...

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