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Muscular hypertonicity in dogs

Muscular hypertonicity in dogs is not a common condition, but it occurs frequently enough that pet parents should be aware of the signs and symptoms.
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Why do dogs shiver and shake?

There are so many reasons for dogs to shiver or tremble. The most obvious reason for shivering is cold.
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Training mouthiness out of dogs

What do you do if you’ve got a mouthy dog?
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Tips for training deaf dogs

When training a deaf dog (or any dog for that matter), remember that you will always achieve more if you use positive reinforcement methods.
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Different strokes: non-heat-related strokes in dogs

Strokes are acute vascular injuries in the central nervous system (often the brain).
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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.
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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—But not everyone agrees.
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Amebic meningitis in dogs

Acanthamoebiasis, or infection with the aforementioned ameba, is rare in dogs, but can lead to a condition called granulomatous amebic encephalitis.