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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.

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...

11 Most Fatal Dog Health Conditions

When you adopt a dog, you expect to deal with some health issues that will come up. While most common conditions dogs suffer from...

4 Signs of Pancreas Problems in Dogs (And What to Do)

Pancreas is a vital organ in a dog’s body. It is located near the dog’s stomach, and its two main functions are exocrine and...

7 Signs of Liver Problems in Dogs (And What to Do...

The liver is one of the most important organs in a dog’s body. It is second largest after his skin and performs more than...

4 Signs of Kidney Problems in Dogs (And What to Do)

Dog kidneys have the same important role as human kidneys. They maintain the balance of certain substances in the blood and remove the toxins...

5 Bladder Problems in Dogs: How to Recognize Them and What...

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

4 Heart Problems in Dogs: Causes, Symptoms and Treatments

Dogs can suffer from a variety of heart problems, just like humans. In fact, it is estimated that 10% of all dogs in the...

Breathing Problems in Dogs: How to Spot Them and What to...

Numerous dog breathing problems can present a life-threatening situation and a quick reaction on the owner's part is often necessary. Respiratory problems can be...

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