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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.

Fecal Test for Dogs: What It Is, When It’s Done, Costs,...

A fecal test for dogs (stool sample) is a standard way of testing the feces content in veterinary clinics which can tell you a...

Glaucoma in Dogs: Causes, Signs, Treatment

Glaucoma in dogs is an eye disease characterized by damage to the optic nerve and peripheral vision loss which is caused by the increased...

Renal Diet for Dogs: A Guide on Feeding

Chronic kidney disease in dogs is a progressive condition with the prevalence of 25% of dogs from veterinary clinics, with 9-16% mortality rate. Senior...

Stomach Ulcer in Dogs: Causes and Treatments

The acids, proteolytic enzymes, and pepsin from the dog’s gastric lumen maintain the pH acidity level, which value is usually about 2. Any disturbance...

15 Dog Pregnancy and Whelping Tips

You’re expecting puppies, how exciting! Whelping is a term that covers the entire process of birthing puppies, from the first dog pregnancy stage to...

10 Ways to Prevent Lyme Disease in Dogs

Unlike humans, Lyme disease in dogs is a less common scenario after being bitten by an infected by a tick. Instead, dogs will often...

9 Common Neurological Problems in Dogs

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

4 Heart Problems in Dogs: Signs, Causes and Treatments

Dogs can suffer from a variety of heart problems. Some breeds were shown to be more at risk of heart related diseases. For example,...

Why Is My Puppy Vomiting: Causes and Treatments

Even if you're experienced with puppies, there are always new concerns because every puppy is different. One of the more common questions new dog...

10 Most Common Dog Digestive Problems

Dog digestive problems are one of the most common ailments. A "digestive disorder" or disease is anything that occurs in a dog’s stomach and/or...

5 Bladder Problems in Dogs: Signs and Treatment

Is your dog having accidents in the house even though they are properly housebroken? Does the dog have to urinate more often than usual?...

11 Most Deadly Dog Diseases

When you adopt a dog, you expect to deal with some health issues eventually. While most common conditions dogs suffer from are mild and...

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