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Jackie Jurchenko, MSc

Jackie Jurchenko, MSc
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Jackie has MSc in chemistry and has been teaching and grading science and lab reports from many different areas of empirical science, including animal sciences for decades. She's currently working as a science writer, editor and proof reader, bringing pet owners the most accurate information online.

8 Signs Your Dog Is Experiencing Joint Pain

Recognition and limiting pain and distress are two key goals of animal care that every pet owner strives to meet. Unfortunately, signs symptoms of...

Dog Anesthesia: How Safe Is It?

Your best friend needs surgery. Your heart is more focused on the immediate needs of your dog, and the surgery itself could be for...

Top 6 Best Calming Collars for Dogs

It's always hard to watch a stressed dog suffering from anxiety. When our dogs experience physical pain, we can find out what's wrong and...

Homemade Dog Food vs Commercial Brands: What’s Better for Dogs?

Eating well can allow us to live better and feel better. “You are what you eat” – as the saying goes. The same applies...

Dogs in Science: How Dogs Help to Battle Cancer (in pets...

Dogs are an integral part in many of our lives. Using dogs to help us in the battle of cancer is an exciting prospect....

Is Raw Food Diet Safe for Dogs?

The raw food diet for dogs has gained a lot of attention in the last few years. As pet owners seek healthier diets for...

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