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Julianna Mullen, MSc

Julianna Mullen, MSc
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Julianna has a dual Master's degree in Marine Science and Writing, and has been covering different branches of science - including animal sciences - for years. She's a long-time dog owner who enjoys covering anything particularly related to the science of dogs.

8 Home Remedies for Dog’s Kennel Cough

Known as infectious tracheobronchitis or canine infectious respiratory disease (CIRD), kennel cough in dogs is a type of respiratory infection caused by a number...

10 Cancer Causing Ingredients in Dog Foods

Some ingredients that are cost effective for pet food manufacturers might be detrimental to a dog. When shopping for your pet's next bag of...

8 Causes of Excessive Thirst in Dogs (Polydipsia)

Have you noticed your dog drinking more water than normal? This may be just temporary, or a sign of illness. Excessive thirst in dogs...

Taking a Very Close Look at Causes of Heartworm in Dogs

Heartworm. It’s exactly what it sounds like: parasitic worms that feed on your dog’s heart. They’re disgusting, deadly, found all over the world and...

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