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Dr. Kim Smyth

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Palladia and bone cancer in dogs

Palladia is a drug approved for the treatment of canine mast cell tumors, but recently, it has shown promise in treating several other kinds of tumors.
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Bone growth in young dogs

Two painful bone conditions can stop even the rowdiest puppies right in their tracks. Let's take a look at both.
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Laryngeal paralysis in pets

If your pet happens to be a large or giant breed dog, he could be at risk for a condition we call laryngeal paralysis.
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Feline herpes virus

Despite the excitement over getting a new kitten, it also comes with a little bit of worry about the diseases that come through the door with them.
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Lyme disease treatment and prevention

If your dog tests positive for Lyme disease in your veterinarian’s office, it should be a no-brainer that he should be treated, right? Unfortunately, that’s not always the case.
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Lyme disease in dogs

In the past, Lyme disease was primarily the concern of dog owners in the northeastern US, but in recent years, it has spread across a much wider area.
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Scratching the surface: the life of the flea

Depending on where you live, flea season is either rapidly approaching or is already upon you.
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A look at umbilical hernias

Like all mammals, our cats and dogs do indeed have belly buttons.