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Your Puppy's First Visit to the Vet

One of the first things you should do when you bring your puppy home is to introduce him to his new veterinarian. In fact, as soon as you know when you are going to pick up your puppy, schedule an appointment. This is the first and best step in caring for your puppy's health and well-being. There is a lot to learn about your new puppy.
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Keeping your dog healthy

Sparky died from eating recalled dog food

Our question this week was: My dog Sparky died February the 28th. I had been feeding him Iams, it has the same code, which is on their recall list. His immune system was attacking his body; do you think the dog food is what killed him? Linda Lamb Answer Hi - thanks for your email. I'm very sorry to hear about your dog.
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Diseases conditions of dogs

Gastrointestinal (GI) Neoplasia in Dogs

Overview of Canine Gastrointestinal Cancer Gastrointestinal neoplasia is cancer located anywhere throughout the gastrointestinal (GI) tract, including the oral cavity (mouth), esophagus, stomach, small intestines, large intestines and rectum. GI cancer can be primary, which means it originates in the GI tract, or metastatic, which is spread from another site.
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“The Ratvocates” Reveal the Secret World of Rats

What is a "ratvocate?" When most people think of pets, they probably think of cats and dogs… maybe the occasional bunny or fish. But there's a world full of people who have rats as pets and love them like any other companion. Friends Ivy Ellis (IE) of Berkeley, CA and Kerry Castillo (KC) and Melinda Elmer (ME) of Long Beach, CA have had nearly 40 rats as pets over the years.
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Diseases conditions of dogs

Tachypnea (Fast Breathing) in Dogs

Overview of Tachypnea in Dogs Tachypnea, also referred to as polypnea, is an increased rate of breathing. Tachypnea, unlike dyspnea (distressful feeling associated with labored breathing), need not be an indication of distress in dogs. Causes of Fast Breathing in Dogs There are many causes of fast breathing in dogs.
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