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Canine Diarrhea

Canine Diarrhea

What does it mean if my pet has diarrhea? Diarrhea indicates a problem in the intestines or colon. It is a symptom of some underlying disease. It can be caused by a viral or bacterial infection. A disease of the intestine or colon wall, for example, cancer or...
Canine Travel By Air

Canine Travel By Air

In our mobile society, chances are your dog will travel with you at some time. When possible, prepare your pet by gradually exposing it to the elements or sequences of the trip. If your pet is not used to traveling, brief frequent trips are the best way to expose it...
Canines Raising Orphaned Puppies

Canines Raising Orphaned Puppies

Raising an orphaned puppy can be a very heartwarming and rewarding experience. However, it takes a great deal of care and commitment. Orphaned newborns are particularly difficult to raise successfully. They have special needs and require intensive nursing care if they...
Canine Heartworm Disease

Canine Heartworm Disease

What is heartworm disease? Heartworm disease, as the name implies is caused by is a worm called Dirofilaria immitis. The heartworms are found in the right ventricle of the heart and the pulmonary arteries. The female worm may be up to a foot long; the male is about...