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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.

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...

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...

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One of the most frequent behavioral reasons owners takes their dogs to the veterinarian or even back to the shelter is aggression. Considering the damage to...

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Dog Won’t Open His Eyes? Here’s What This Means (and what...

The last few days you’ve noticed your dog looking at you a little funny, it was almost like a cute winking in one eye...

10 Things You Can Learn From Your Dog

Our dogs are so much more than pets. They are precious members of our family and we love them dearly. They offer us support, friendship...

Why No-Pull Dog Harnesses and Collars Are the Safest Choice

It's very common for dogs to pull on their leashes when you walk them. Dog leash pulling is one of the most common behavioral...

12 Dog Eye Infection Treatments and Preventatives

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

How to Train Dogs to Use Pet Stairs and Ramps [Infographic]

There's a number of reasons why pet owners may find pet stairs and ramps useful. They're particularly helpful for senior dogs with arthritis, dogs...

25 Clever Tips on Shopping for Dog Food on a Tight...

As a pet parent you want to provide the best quality food for your dog, but when the purse strings are tight it can...

7 Types of Flooring for Your Dog’s Safety and Health

Whether you’re considering purchasing a new home or remodeling an existing house/apartment, the choice of which floor to use is one of the most...