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Kelly Pebworth

Kelly Pebworth
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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.

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...

10 Most Common Dog Digestive Problems and How to Treat Them

Just like with us, dog digestive problems are one of the most common ailments that pet owners will have to deal with. A "digestive...

7 Most Common Dog Paw Problems and What to Do About...

Dogs' paw health is often neglected by pet owners, but shouldn't be. Your dog's paw pads provide cushioning to reduce stress on their bones...

5 Causes and Signs of Prostate Problems in Dogs

An enlarged prostate is a common condition that affects men in their senior years. But men are not the exception because male dogs and...

7 Causes and Signs of Dog Spine Problems (and How to...

Did you know that spinal problems in dogs are more common than most owners realize? Typically, these issues take some time to develop before...

3 Common Knee Problems in Dogs and What to Know About...

Dogs can suffer from knee problems just like humans, and just like with us, these problems can seriously affect their quality of life. Knowing what...

Depression in Dogs: Symptoms, Causes and Treatments

Depression is often a misunderstood illness. It is no surprise then that many people think that this problem is reserved for humans and that...

Intermittent Fasting for Dogs: Good or Bad?

Intermittent fasting has become extremely popular in the last few years due to tons of scientifically proven benefits for humans, one of which is...

5 Signs of Hip Problems in Dogs (And What to Do)

Particularly in their older years, hip problems in dogs become more common. While some of these issues could be genetically predisposed in the dog,...

6 Signs of Back Problems in Dogs and What You Can...

Dogs may not sit in front of the computer for hours the way some of us do, but that doesn’t make them immune to...

Keto Diet for Dogs: Good or Bad?

In a recent survey, a large percentage of American dog owners reported that they tend to feed their pets a similar diet as they...

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While it may be remarkably cute for a dog to be scratching his floppy ear with a look of relief-induced bliss on its face,...
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Dog Scared of Cat? Here’s What You Can Do

It’s no secret that dogs and cats often do not get along. You’ve probably heard the expression “getting along like cats and dogs” for...
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The Complete Guide on Osteosarcoma in Dogs

The Complete Guide on Osteosarcoma in Dogs

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Most dog owners are aware that chocolate can be toxic to dogs. However, even with all the necessary precautions, our pets sometimes find a...