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Dr. Kim Smyth

Pet Health

Pancreatic cancer in pets

Luckily, pancreatic cancer is rare in pets. But when it strikes, pancreatic adenocarcinoma, insulinomas, and gastrinomas are the three most common types.

A warning against retractable leashes

With the retractable leash, you have to essentially reel them in, and a lot can happen in that time.
Pet Health

Dry drowning in dogs

Dogs love swimming, and most dogs can instinctively swim, so it's important for pet parents to know about “dry drowning” or “secondary drowning.”
Pet Health

Bloat in dogs

Learn what the first signs of bloat are, how to prevent it and how it is treated to know when your canine may be in danger. 
Pet Care

Tips for feeding diabetic cats

Before we discuss the best diet for a diabetic cat, let’s just quickly review the diet of a normal, healthy cat.
Pet Health

The top 7 easiest ways to prevent illness in pets

An ounce of prevention can be worth a pound of cure – and sometimes, the same amount of cash!
Pet Health

15 common household toxins to pets

Protecting your pet from accidental poisonings can be a difficult task with so many hidden hazards around your house.
Pet Health

Parade of dangers: tips for a safe Memorial Day weekend

They say that everyone loves a parade, but if you plan to pay your respects with a four-legged family member in tow, keep these safety tips in mind!