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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.

Gingivitis in Dogs: Science-based Prevention and Treatment

Gingivitis is an oral health issue that causes inflamed and sometimes bleeding gums. Gingivitis in dogs is one of the most common diseases, with...

Urinary Tract Infection in Dogs: Symptoms, Prevention and Treatments

Bacterial urinary tract infection in dogs is often asymptomatic and is likely to be noticed by pet owners only when the animal asks to...

8 Benefits and Uses of Tea Tree Oil for Dogs Backed...

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

Epileptic Seizures in Dogs: Symptoms and Treatments

Epileptic seizures in dogs occur due to electrical storms in different areas of the dog's brain. This can cause a full, or partial seizure...

Kidney Failure in Dogs: A 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 Role of Zinc in Dogs

The trace element zinc is often overlooked when it comes to the nutrition of today’s pet canine. While the consumption of the correct amount...

11 Stomach Problems in Dogs: How to Prevent and Treat Them

Gastrointestinal and stomach problems in dogs are quite common and they often range from mild and barely noticeable to very serious and even life-threatening....

Muscle Atrophy in Dogs: Causes, Prevention and Treatments

Muscle atrophy is a medical condition in which the mass of muscles deteriorates, sometimes in localized areas and other times affecting multiple. Signs of...

Understanding Dog Food: Do You Know What’s in There?

Knowing exactly what is in your dog's food is essential if you're trying to provide your pets with the best quality diet possible and ensure...

8 Causes of Bloody Diarrhea in Dogs

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

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...

The Vet’s Guide on Flea Pills for Dogs

There is a large variety of flea preventative products for dogs available today. Not every product is right for every pet, however, and it...

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10 Cheap Dog Clothes That Are Actually Stylish

Most recent data shows that approx. 60% of owners buy clothes for their dogs, and dressing up our pets have long become core part...
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Self-Warming Dog Bed: What is It and Does Your Dog Need...

You’ve likely run across the self-warming dog bed while shopping for other items for your pup, particularly among winter dog supplies (even though it's...
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