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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.

9 Neurological Problems in Dogs: How to Prevent and Fix Them

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

What Does a Tick Look Like on a Dog?

Ticks a common problem for dogs and their owners, especially when your pet spends a lot of time outside, running in tall grass. While...

8 Weight Loss Supplements for Dogs

We all know that obesity is a serious issue in the USA, with some stats showing that obesity rates exceed 25% in 48 US...

What Human Food Can Dogs Eat?

It's tempting to give your pooch table scraps from your plate, especially when it's hard to resists the dog's begging eyes, but you know...

9 Most Common Dog Health Issues (How to Prevent and Treat...

Veterinary medicine has made a lot of progress in predicting future health problems in dogs, and veterinarians (and owners) are now much more effective...

9 Common Skin Problems in Dogs (How to Prevent and Treat...

A variety of different skin conditions in dogs are the most common health issues that pet owners have to deal with. There are numerous...

9 Emergency Dog Health Conditions That Cannot Be Delayed

Dealing with any type of dog health problems is often distressing for pet owners, and you must take your pup to the vet if...

Glaucoma in Dogs: The Pet Owner’s Guide

In both humans and dogs, glaucoma is characterized by damage to the optic nerve and peripheral vision loss. However, there are some significant differences...

How to Cool Down a Dog: 12 Most Efficient Ways and...

Whether we’re talking about the early, mid, or late summer, or even early autumn as it is right now, as temperatures soar, it’s surprisingly easy...

Dog Muscle Spasms: What You Need to Know (and Do)

Spasms in your dog's muscles may occur as a localized issue. For instance, if a dog hurt a leg, that same leg may experience...

Can Humans Get Worms from Dogs?

When owners bring their dogs to my clinic to deal with worms, they will often ask, can humans get worms from dogs? The simple answer...

Mobility Equipment for Dogs: Comparing All the Options

Having a dog with limited mobility can be challenging. As a dog mom who parented a mobility-limited dog for fifteen years, however, I can...

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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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Losing a loved one is never easy and the fact that it's a pet doesn’t make it any different. Knowing that the end is...
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Homemade dog food has its pros and cons. This can be a great nutritional choice for dogs, but only when done right. If done...
15 Best Police Dog Breeds in the US

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Dogs have been used in law enforcement and police work going as far back as the 5th Century. Modern K9 officers are trained for...
Nasal Discharge in Dogs - Causes and Treatment

Nasal Discharge in Dogs: 11 Causes and Treatments

Nasal discharge in dogs can be a condition that means absolutely nothing. On the other hand, it can be accompanied by other symptoms like...
14 Best IKEA Dog Furniture Pieces and Other Items

14 Best IKEA Dog Furniture and Pet Supplies

It's only recently that the world’s favorite affordable flatpack furniture store IKEA began carrying pet-specific furniture, and a collective sigh of relief could be...
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40 Reputable Dog Breeders in the U.S. (2020)

Finding reputable dog breeders is challenging because of how popular and lucrative the dog breeding industry has become, resulting in many places to choose...
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If you have Amazon Alexa in your home, you already know her many useful applications. What some may not know is that there are...
Tips on How to Feed Dogs With Sensitive Skin

How to Feed Dogs with Sensitive Skin

Dogs with sensitive skin are very common. Causes for this condition are numerous, and it often results in skin irritation and excessive itching. Dealing...
11 Stomach Problems in Dogs - How to Prevent and Treat Them

11 Stomach Problems in Dogs: Causes and Treatment

Gastrointestinal and stomach problems in dogs are common. They can be mild and barely noticeable or extremely serious and life-threatening. Most dog owners will...