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Sudden acquired retinal degeneration syndrome

Blindness in dogs is not uncommon, and dogs have proven time and time again that they can easily adapt to this lifestyle, especially when it's gradual.
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Elbow dysplasia in dogs

Read about elbow dysplasia in dogs, its causes and treatments, and how it may be affecting your pet.
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Congenital brain malformations in dogs

Thankfully, congenital brain malformations are relatively rare in cats and dogs, but we'll take a brief look at the most common ones.
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Who is healthiest? Dr. Ernie Ward discusses pedigrees and muttigrees

For my entire veterinary career I’ve held the assumption that mixed breed dogs were healthier than pure breeds. New research has vess questioning that hypothesis.

A vet’s perspective on tail docking and ear cropping

Essentially, these are cosmetic surgeries to alter a dog's looks with no medical benefit‚ÄĒBut not everyone agrees.
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Diabetes in pets

Diabetes is the result of an insulin deficiency that leads to high blood sugar, and it affects pets in much the same way it affects as people.
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Canine leukocyte adhesion deficiency in Irish Setters

Canine leukocyte adhesion deficiency (CLAD) is a rare inherited disease that affects Irish Setters.
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Toy breeds and dental disease

There’s one trouble spot for toy breed dogs: their mouths.