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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 Kennel Cough in Dogs

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

11 Dog Stomach Problems (Gastrointestinal and Digestive): Causes and Treatment

Gastrointestinal and stomach problems in dogs are common. They can be mild and barely noticeable or extremely serious and life-threatening. Most dog owners will have to...
The Guide to Water Intoxication in Dogs

The Guide to Water Intoxication in Dogs

Water intoxication in dogs is what happens when your pet consumes excess water. This can be from playing in the pool or biting on the...
30 Healthiest Dog Breeds with Long Lifespans

30 Healthiest and Longest Living Dog Breeds

Ask any dog lover and they'll tell you that the only bad part of owning a pet is that they don't live as long...
Debunking Pit Bulls Nanny Dogs Myths

Were Pit Bulls Nanny Dogs? Debunking the Nanny Dog Myth

A dog lover may view the fierce reputation of the American Pit Bull Terrier (APBT), with a good deal of skepticism. Having a love of...
A Vet’s Guide to Dewormer for Dogs - The How, What, Why and When

A Vet’s Guide to Dewormers for Dogs: The What, Why and...

At one time or another in your dog’s life, he may need to take medication for internal parasites or “worms”. If you believe that your...
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Chiweenie Dog Breed Profile

The Chiweenie is a mixed breed dog that goes by several names. This dog is commonly called the Choxie, German Taco, Mexican Hotdog, and...
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Liposarcoma In Dogs

Before discussing what Liposarcoma in dogs is, let’s first take a look at what is soft tissue sarcoma.  Sarcoma ‘sarkoma’ means fleshy growth in Greek....
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Pomsky Dog Breed Profile

Now if we're talking about cute mixed breeds, one of the few dogs that come to my mind is the Pomsky. Pomsky is a designer...
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Alabama Pet Stores, Dog Parks, Grooming, And More

In this blog, we'll talk about the best place to get pet essentials in Alabama. So if you're traveling there soon or planning to...
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Corgidor Dog Breed Profile

The Corgidor dog breed is a sturdy yet gentle pup for just about all ages and personalities. Learn more about living with this designer...