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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.

Feeding Dogs With Renal Disease and Kidney Problems

Kidney disease in dogs is a progressive condition that affects up to 10% of geriatric dogs, and some breeds in earlier life as a congenital...

9 Tips on Feeding Dogs With Sensitive Stomachs

Many dogs present symptoms of a sensitive stomach such as flatulence, vomiting, diarrhea or constipation. In some cases, this can lead to malnutrition and...

6 Most Common Homemade Dog Food Ingredients

Cooking for dogs from scratch is becoming the go-to approach for many pet owners. While some recipes might end up costly, others will turn...

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...

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A dog’s nose is an extremely important part of their body. Dogs see the world through their noses. When a dog’s nose isn’t functioning...
Dog Leaking Urine - Causes and Treatments

Dog Leaking Urine: Causes and Treatments

It is not unusual that older, primarily female dogs, suffer from urinary incontinence (dog leaking urine) when they have no control over the bladder...
How Long Can a Diabetic Dog Go Without Insulin

How Long Can a Diabetic Dog Go Without Insulin?

Diabetes in dogs is one of those chronic diseases that can be managed with certain precautions and drugs, particularly insulin. Insulin goes a long...
Dog Throwing Up White Foam - 11 Most Common Reasons Why

Dog Throwing Up White Foam: 11 Most Common Reasons Why

A dog throwing up white foam can either be due to some mild reasons or more serious causes. Hopefully, it's only a digestive problem,...
Lenticular Sclerosis in Dogs - Causes, Symptoms, Treatments

Lenticular Sclerosis in Dogs: Causes, Symptoms, Treatments, Diet

Have you noticed a strange discoloration in one or both of your dog’s eyes and wondering what that is? There could be several reasons...
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How to Shop for Dog Doors, Pick the Right Type and...

Installing a dog door in your home can be a life saver for both you and your dog. Dog doors are in particular very...
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How Much Does It Cost to Cremate a Dog?

Losing a beloved pet is never easy, but having plans in place before the grief and trauma of the experience sets in can be...
Dog Pregnancy Stages and What to Expect When Dog Is Expecting

Dog Pregnancy Stages and What to Expect When Expecting

Your dog's pregnancy can be an exciting time for both of you, but it can also be a stressful time. Knowing all the dog...
22 Signs and Symptoms That Require an Immediate Vet Visit

22 Signs and Symptoms That Require an Immediate Vet Visit

In most cases, if your dog looks like they need urgent medical attention, it is probably so. Some apparent medical conditions always require care...
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9 Ways to Make Your Dog Always Smell Fresh

We all know what a wet dog smells like, and sometimes, when you visit other dog owners' homes, you can smell wet dogs -...