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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.

What Can I Give My Dog for Pain?

You've noticed that your dog is limping, and suspect that it could be arthritis setting in. You are worried that the dog is in...

Eye Infections in Dogs: Prevention and Treatment (Based on Studies)

Hang on, did your dog just wink at you? Unusual winking, blinking, rubbing, or pawing at the eyes is your pet's way of telling...

12 Ways to Prevent and Treat Dog’s Anal Glands

Anal gland problems in dogs are fairly common, appearing in about 2 - 12% of cases with dogs (1, 2, 3). They're generally divided...

A Science-based Guide to Sarcoma in Dogs

Cancer is the leading cause of death in dogs, but not all cancers are the same. There are many different types of cancer and some...

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 a number of reasons, including genetics, diet,...

7 Vitamins for Dogs That All Dog Owners Need to Know...

Dogs, like humans, need vitamins in specific quantities for the proper functioning of their metabolism. Most often, a good quality dog food you're buying...

Low Protein Diet for Dogs: The Ultimate Guide

Once the vet informs you that you need to change your dog’s diet to be low protein, the questions start popping up: what is...

DCM in Dogs: Signs, Prognosis, Survival Times and Treatments

Dilated Cardiomyopathy in dogs, or DCM, is one type of heart diseases that affects a dog’s heart muscle. The heart muscle becomes weak and...

Brain Tumor in Dogs: Prognosis, Survival, and Treatment

Brain tumors are one of many types of tumors that can affect dogs, except it's also one of the most dangerous. Generally, a brain...

How to Prevent a Dog Heart Attack

It may come as a surprise to some, but dogs can suffer from heart attacks similar to humans. A dog heart attack can cause...

Heart Murmurs in Dogs: A Brief Guide

Dogs are subject to many heart complications and conditions, and heart murmurs are just one of them. All dogs may suffer from this condition,...

6 Ways to Prevent and Treat Gastric Dilatation Volvulus (Dog Bloat)

We all know that feeling after finishing a big holiday meal. You feel stuffed, and you probably regret eating that last piece of food....

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