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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 Long Can a Diabetic Dog Go Without Insulin?

Diabetes in dogs is one of those chronic diseases that can be managed with certain precautions and drugs, particularly insulin. Insulin goes a long...

Dog Pregnancy Stages and What to Expect When Expecting

Your dog's pregnancy can be an exciting time for both of you, but it can also be a stressful time. Knowing all the dog...

The Best Fish Oil for Dogs Supplements

A huge number of studies have shown how fish oil helps to keep a dog's mind and body in top shape. Fish oil can...

10 Reasons to Give Your Dog Probiotics (Based on Science)

The term “probiotic” is a catch-all for the substance that stimulates “friendly” gut-dwelling microbes found in both humans and animals (1). These microscopic yet...

My Dog Has Red Eyes: Here’s Why and What to Do

Most days you look into your dog’s soulful eyes, and wonder what your friend is thinking. There is no question that much of your...

What to Give a Constipated Dog?

While diarrhea is a more common in dogs, constipation isn't that rare either. Constipation in dogs is often caused by diet or dehydration, but...

10 Reasons Your Dog Is Drinking a Lot of Water

If you notice your dog drinking a lot of water, there's a number of reasons what may cause this. Approximate estimates of how much...

6 Common and Serious Dog Skin Conditions (And What to Do...

Most dog skin conditions are minor, but they can be uncomfortable for the dog when left untreated. Some other skin conditions in dogs are...

How Do I Firm Up My Dog’s Stool?

Soft stool in a dog is not an unusual problem. In most cases, this will come and go occasionally. But if your dog’s stool...

Winter Allergies in Dogs: Causes, Symptoms and Treatments

Many owners associate dog allergies with the spring and fall seasons. However, winter allergies in dogs are just as common, and may result in...

7 Best Dog Skin Infection Treatments (OTC)

Your dog's skin is her first line of defense against germs and contaminants from the outside world. Infections of the skin can lead to...

Thorax Problems in Dogs: Causes, Signs, Diagnosis

A dog’s thorax is the region between the neck and the abdomen. This includes the rib cavity, breastbone and the organs responsible for circulation...

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How Long Can a Diabetic Dog Go Without Insulin

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Lenticular Sclerosis in Dogs - Causes, Symptoms, Treatments

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Have you noticed a strange discoloration in one or both of your dog’s eyes and wondering what that is? There could be several reasons...
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Installing a dog door in your home can be a life saver for both you and your dog. Dog doors are in particular very...
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Losing a beloved pet is never easy, but having plans in place before the grief and trauma of the experience sets in can be...
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Dog Pregnancy Stages and What to Expect When Expecting

Your dog's pregnancy can be an exciting time for both of you, but it can also be a stressful time. Knowing all the dog...
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Ask a Vet: Is Grain Free Food Bad for Dogs?

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