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Kelli Pechal, VT

Kelli Pechal, VT
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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.

5 Signs of Dog Anal Glands Problems (And What to Do)

While dog anal glands problems are usually not life-threatening, with the exception of anal gland cancer, they are relatively common and can affect your dog’s...

What Is a Dog’s Normal Temperature?

Whenever you suspect your pooch being sick, you probably start to wonder, what is a dog’s normal temperature and when does it mean they...

Common Thyroid Problems in Dogs and What to Do About Them

Like in humans, thyroid glands are an important part of a dog’s anatomy and they affect a number of different organs in a dog’s...

Benefits of Hydrotherapy and Underwater Treadmills for Dogs

Hydrotherapy is becoming more and more common in the pet industry, and it's no surprise considering how much success humans have from including as...

My Dog Has a Cold. What Do I Do?

We are all well aware of the common cold since there are millions of cases recorded every year in the U.S. alone, according to...

9 Neurological Problems in Dogs: How to Prevent and Fix Them

Dogs can suffer from many health problems, including neurological problems which are often scary for pet owners to deal with. Knowing how to spot...

What Does a Tick Look Like on a Dog?

Ticks a common problem for dogs and their owners, especially when your pet spends a lot of time outside, running in tall grass. While...

What to Give a Constipated Dog?

While diarrhea is a much more common issue for pets, some dogs can have a problem with constipation as well. Constipation in dogs is...

Signs and Treatment of Common Vitamin Deficiencies in Dogs

Veterinarians and pet care professionals find a high rate of house pets lacking vital nutrients. Sometimes an underlying health condition is the issue where...

8 Weight Loss Supplements for Dogs

We all know that obesity is a serious issue in the USA, with some stats showing that obesity rates exceed 25% in 48 US...

What Human Food Can Dogs Eat?

It's tempting to give your pooch table scraps from your plate, especially when it's hard to resists the dog's begging eyes, but you know...

9 Most Common Dog Health Issues (How to Prevent and Treat...

Veterinary medicine has made a lot of progress in predicting future health problems in dogs, and veterinarians (and owners) are now much more effective...

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