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Dr. Kim Smyth

Pet Health

Sago palm toxicity in pets

What are sago palms and why are they toxic to pets?
Pet Health

Addison's Disease in dogs

Addison’s disease occurs when the adrenal glands do not produce enough cortisol. Learn more about the signs a treatment for dogs.
Pet Health

Bone cancer (osteosarcoma) in pets

Osteosarcoma is the most common of those found in dogs and cats, and it most often presents in the long limb bones of large and giant breed dogs.
Pet Care

9 tips to help your dog adjust to wearing an e-collar

It may look a little funny, but can the Elizabethan collar, E-collar or ‚Äúcone of shame‚ÄĚ actually help our pets?
Pet Health

Dislocated hips in pets

Though nearly perfect in design, the hip joint is not without its weaknesses, especially in dogs predisposed to hip dysplasia and those with shallow sockets.
Pet Care

When to dress your pet & how to do it safely

When Jack Frost comes calling, you may not be the only one dreading the outdoors.

How cold is too cold for your dog?

The answer is a bit complicated, but the Tufts Animal Condition and Care (TACC) system for animal welfare officers is a perfect guide.