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Dr. Kim Smyth

Pet Health

Caring for your dog’s incision after surgery

Here's what you can expect, what’s probably normal and what’s not normal after your pet has surgery.
Pet Health

Immunodeficiency disease in Weimaraners

Weimaraners with immunodeficiency disease have one or more defects in their immune system, making them more susceptible to infections.
Pet Health

Lighten up: Slentrol for pets

Slentrol works by tricking the brain into feeling full after a smaller than “normal” meal.
Dogs

When tail wagging can be a bad thing

“Happy tail” is the name we give to a frustrating condition that affects the tip of the tail in particularly waggy dogs.
Pet Health

Histiocytic sarcoma in dogs

Malignant histiocytosis is the result of the uncontrolled proliferation of histiocytes.
Pet Health

5-fluorouracil toxicity in pets

The FDA has issued a statement warning pet owners about the use of the prescription medication 5-fluorouracil (5-FU).
Pet Health

Can dogs eat pineapple?

Pineapples are a popular pick for those looking for a sweet yet healthy snack, but are these fruits safe for dogs to eat?
Dogs

Nose work: the perfect dog job

Perhaps the most classic job for dogs (other than farm dog) is that of a tracking dog. They've been portrayed in movies for decades, but tracking isn't just for actors and police dogs.