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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 Non Shedding Dogs for Allergic People (and tips for allergy...

A non shedding dog, also known as a hypoallergenic dog, is the type of pet that is considered most suitable for those suffering from...

Mange in Dogs: Symptoms, Prevention and Treatments

Skin condition known as mange in dogs can be extremely irritating for your pet. It starts out slowly, but if not treated it will quickly...

Pancreatitis in Dogs: Symptoms, At-Home and Veterinary Treatments, Prevention

A well-known condition, pancreatitis in dogs is an inflammation of the dog's pancreas - the organ responsible for digestive enzymes and insulin production. When...

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

Ear mites are itchy little buggers. Highly contagious, and highly common - if you own a dog, you will almost definitely have to deal with...

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

If you're not familiar with the condition, the Cushing's Disease in dogs affects the endocrine system of the animal. This condition is most prevalent in...

Epileptic Seizures in Dogs: Symptoms and Treatments

Epileptic seizures in dogs occur due to electrical storms in different areas of the brain - this can cause a full, or partial seizure...

Water Intoxication in Dogs: Prevention and Treatments

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

8 Causes of Bloody Diarrhea in Dogs and Available Treatments

When your dog has bloody diarrhea, it can be scary knowing that this could be the symptom of a life threatening condition. But, in...

Can Humans Get Worms from Dogs?

When owners bring their dogs to my clinic to deal with worms, they will often ask, can humans get worms from dogs? The simple answer...

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

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...

Science-based Canine Athlete Nutrition: How to Feed Athletic Dogs?

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

Vet’s Tips for Pet Store Owners: How to Advise Customers on...

Pet store owners are often the first people that dog owners turn to for advice on the proper diet for their canines. So, what's...

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A recently performed study shows that dog appeasing pheromone (DAP) collars reduce measured scores of fear and anxiety in dogs. The researchers also found...

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A considerable part of your dog’s health is dependent on the dog food that you feed your pup. What is it, however, that makes...

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