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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.

Veterinarian’s Guide on Buying and Using Dog Food for Sensitive Stomachs

Many dogs suffer from tummy troubles from time to time. If your pet is among these, he may benefit from a “sensitive stomach” formulation....

10 Ways to Prevent Parvo in Dogs (Based on Science)

Preventing dog parvo is the best way to ensure your pooch will not contract the virus in the first place. Canine parvovirus type 2...

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...

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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Comparing Costs of Fresh Dog Food Delivery vs. Store-bought Kibble

Knowing how much it will cost each month to feed your dog a specific type and/or brand of food, based on the dog’s weight,...
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A dog’s dental hygiene may not be at the top of the priority list when it comes to caring for your pet, but it...

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Even mentioning the word „cancer“ instills fear in dog owners and makes them think of the worst possible scenarios, and most commonly their pet's...
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Discovering crusty scabs on your dog’s back, especially if you do not know what caused them, or how to treat them, can be upsetting....
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