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Kelly Pebworth, VT

Kelly Pebworth, VT
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Kelly works as a veterinary technician in Austin, TX as well as regular animal rescue volunteer. She's been an animal lover and dog owner since childhood, and has worked in different dog related fields over the last twenty years. Currently she lives with three dogs and a cat.

How to Identify False Pregnancy in Dogs (Pseudocyesis or Phantom Pregnancy)

Here's a situation: you have a female dog and she isn’t spayed. She hasn’t had any unsupervised contact with uncastrated male dogs. She hasn’t...

Dog Psoriasis: Signs, Causes, Treatment and Prevention

Many dogs may suffer from allergic reactions or malnutrition that can significantly affect their skin, coat and overall health. With so many skin conditions that...

How to Shrink a Tumor in a Dog

The greatest nightmare of any dog owner is that our dogs may get a tumor. While some of them are benign, there are plenty...

High Blood Pressure in Dogs (Hypertension): A Brief Guide

There are various health conditions caused by high blood pressure in humans, the same applies to dogs. High blood pressure in dogs can negatively...

Dog Dental Water Additive: Here’s What It Is and How to...

A dog’s dental hygiene may not be at the top of the priority list when it comes to caring for your pet, but it...

Found Crusty Scabs on Dog’s Back? Here’s Why and What to...

Discovering crusty scabs on your dog’s back, especially if you do not know what caused them, or how to treat them, can be upsetting....

Pale Gums in Dogs: What It Means and What to Do

The same way that you can learn something about a person’s health by the color of their face, you can learn a lot about...

Dog Deworming Schedule

Most of us already know that there are important things to do in order to keep our dogs healthy. Dogs should be spayed and...

Bumps on a Dog’s Back: 7 Things It Could Be and...

You’re carelessly petting your dog and suddenly you notice a lump on their back. Your heart starts racing and you question yourself whether the...

Nuclear Sclerosis in Dogs: What Owners Must Know

When you observe change in your dog’s eyes that causes their pupils to look cloudy, hazy, and/or change the color, you may first think...

Dog Breast Cancer: A Brief Guide

Mammary tumors, or breast cancer, is most common in female dogs and is a rare occurrence in male dogs. As female dogs get older,...

Dog Pyometra: What Owners Must Know

What dog pyometra is, it's a bacterial infection that results in an abscessed, pus-filled uterus that occurs in female dogs that have not been...

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