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Pets don’t get old – at least they don’t know it. Yesterday, we talked about the importance of nutrition in senior pet health. Today we look at diet and exercise. Rule 3: Less Food E...
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    Staff Veterinarian and Pet Health Writer of Petplan
Hips can be tricky. For pet parents, dealing with diseases of the hip can be even trickier (and without pet insurance – costly!). The hip joint is a “ball and socket” type join...
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    Staff Veterinarian and Pet Health Writer of Petplan
It is not uncommon for dogs to have bloody stools when they have diarrhea. Generally, this is not a serious problem – dogs tend to recover on their own with little intervention. However, there is on...
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In my last blog, we looked at what happens during a routine dental cleaning. But what if your vet finds something fishy, and needs to do more than just scale and polish? This is why your vet will a...
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We talk a lot about dental health when we talk about how pet parents can take the best care of their four-legged friends. It might seem a little silly at first, but the tooth, I mean truth, of the mat...
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Visit your vet at least once a year to keep your pet protected from preventable diseases.