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Dr. Kim Smyth

Pet Health

A look at dangerous foods for pets

Some toxic things may be found right in your own kitchen that could lead to a big vet bill.
Pet Health

Giving your pet a vet-recommended supplement? Read this first!

Even if your pet is the picture of health, your vet may recommend nutritional supplements to bolster your petÔÇÖs good health.
Pet Health

Trim the fat on Pet Obesity Awareness Day

Not only is nearly half of the adult dog and cat population overweight, but a full quarter of cats and a fifth of dogs are classified as obese.
Pet Care

How to minimize dog and cat shedding

There is nothing you can do to stop your pet from shedding, but there are some things you can do to spend less time sweeping your floors.
Pet Health

What every large breed dog parent needs to know

Large breed dogs are often intimidating (yet somehow stately and elegant at the same time), but they didnÔÇÖt start out that way.
Pet Health

Muscle stiffness in dogs

Muscle stiffness, tremors, and seizures all have many possible underlying causes, but a tiny parasite could actually be the source of the issue.
Pet Health

Arthritis in pets

There are several types of arthritis, but the most common type that affects pets is a chronic degenerative disease resulting from damaged cartilage.
Pet Health

Narcolepsy in pets

Is your dog up one minute and collapsed the next? Narcolepsy could be to blame.