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Kelli Pechal

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Kelli is a practicing Licensed Veterinary Technician and a lifelong animal lover who regularly works with pets. On top of her professional dog experience in the veterinary field, Kelli has also worked in a dog boarding facility since 2012. Kelli is also taking care of two rescue dogs of her own, a Border Collie mix and a Westie mix.

Ringworm in Dogs: Prevention and Treatment

A ringworm infection is a parasitic infection that can befall your dog. Often mistakenly lumped together with worm infections such as tapeworms, roundworms, whipworms, hookworms, and others because of its name, ringworm is dogs isn’t actually caused by worms – instead, it is fungal infections.

7 Most Common Health Problems of Senior Dogs

As your dog grows older, there are many conditions that he will become more prone to. Knowing of most common senior dog health problems...

Preventing Over-Vaccination in Dogs & Real Dangers of Puppy Vaccines

As pet owners, we all know just how important vaccinating our dogs against certain diseases is. We should all know the big three –...

How to Feed Dogs With Liver Disease

Unfortunately, liver disease in dogs is a common occurrence. Your veterinarian will help you develop an evidence-based plan to alleviate the symptoms, which will...

How to Feed Dogs With Sensitive Skin

It's very likely that your pooch may develop sensitive skin due to a variety of reasons. Causes of sensitive skin are abundant, which results...

20 Bad Dog Foods With Low Quality Ingredients

It's no secret that many of us often ignore properly taking care of ourselves and how little attention we sometimes pay to the quality...

Prebiotics for Dogs: 6 Things You Must Know

At times, it feels impossible to keep up to date with all the things we can or even must do to ensure the health...

What to Feed a Dog With an Upset Stomach

As a dog owner, sooner or later you'll be in a situation where your pooch is having an upset stomach. Dietary changes will be...

Dog Won’t Open His Eyes? Here’s What This Means (and what...

The last few days you’ve noticed your dog looking at you a little funny, it was almost like a cute winking in one eye...

What and How to Feed Pregnant and Nursing Dogs

Pregnant dogs require a lot of care and attention. One of the most crucial aspects to focus on is your pregnant dog's diet. But...

Anise and Catnip for Dogs: What You Need to Know

Even dog owners are familiar with the concept of catnip. This herb affect cats the way some drugs affect humans. It's a great tool...

How to Feed Dogs with Food Allergies

It's not uncommon for dogs to have food allergies, and dealing with this issue can be difficult. It takes dedication and time to figure...

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