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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.

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...

Can Dogs Eat Soy Sauce?

Many of us dog owners love to give dogs treats throughout the day for training, good behavior, or to express the love, but many...

Malnutrition in Dogs: What Pet Owners Must Know

Your dog requires constant care and nutrition, including making sure that there are sufficient vitamins and minerals in their diet to maintain normal body...

Dog Scratching But No Fleas? 8 Other Causes of Itching and...

When a dog is itching, scratching, chewing, or licking themselves nonstop, the first cause of our pet's discomfort that we often think of is...

9 Causes of Folliculitis in Dogs and How to Treat Them

Folliculitis, or more commonly known as bacterial folliculitis, refers to hair follicle inflammation that is usually caused by a bacterial inflection. In dogs, the...

Muscle Relaxers for Dogs: What They Are and When to Use...

Just like us, dogs sometimes have to deal with pain and anything that can subside it helps. Most commonly, your dog will suffer from...

8 Ways to Lower the Risk of Heart Disease in Dogs

Approximately 10% of dogs in the United States have some form of heart disease. Usually, it's a genetic disorder, more prevalent in some breeds....

3 Ways to Prevent and Treat Staph Infection in Dogs

A staph infection is a type of infection caused by the bacteria Staphylococcus. This bacteria lives freely within the environment and does not require...

Leaky Gut in Dogs: Real Thing or a Myth?

The legitimacy of leaky gut syndrome in dogs (and people) has been debated as the idea of the condition is a recent development, whether...

The Plague and Your Dog

The plague is the development of a bacterial infection caused by Genus Yersinia pestis (PDF), a parasitic bacteria that infect potential hosts, including dogs....

The Complete Guide on Osteosarcoma in Dogs

Each year approximately 8,000 to 10,000 dogs are diagnosed with osteosarcoma. Most frequently seen in large and giant breed dogs, this aggressive bone cancer...

5 Dog Esophagus Problems and What You Should Know

The esophagus is a thin, muscular tube that connects a dog’s throat to their stomach and helps with pushing water and food into the...

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Dog Pyometra - What Owners Must Know

Dog Pyometra: What Owners Must Know

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26 Ways Bad Dog Owners Ruin Pet Ownership for Everyone Else

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