Hip Dysplasia in Dogs: What is it and What can you do about it? By Dr. Ernie Ward
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Hip Dysplasia in Dogs: What is it and What can you do about it? By Dr. Ernie Ward

One of the most common orthopedic conditions of large breed dogs is hip dysplasia. If you have or are considering a large breed dog (typically over 50-lbs or 25-kg), you need to know and understand this disease. Any size or breed of dog can have hip dysplasia, but, in general terms, the larger the dog, the greater the risk of developing hip dysplasia.   

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Arthritis in Dogs: Causes, Symptoms and Relief Options by Dr. Ernie Ward
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Arthritis in Dogs: Causes, Symptoms and Relief Options by Dr. Ernie Ward

While it’s true that “age is not a disease,” it’s also true that advancing age is associated with the onset of more diseases. The skeletal support system and joints of dogs tend to bear the brunt of age-related problems. Let’s review one of the most common canine mobility diseases: arthritis. Written by Dr. Ernie Ward.

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Dog Food Allergies: The Common Signs and Solutions
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Dog Food Allergies: The Common Signs and Solutions

Is your four-legged friend prone to dog food allergies? Learn about what could spur allergic reactions and what to do about food allergens for your dog in this article.

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Superfoods for Dogs: Five Foods to Bring into Your Dog’s Diet Today
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Superfoods for Dogs: Five Foods to Bring into Your Dog’s Diet Today

There's a belief that all a dog needs is protein - and too often that source of protein is meat. The reality is they are just like us, a well-balanced diet will help them thrive. Certain foods - superfoods - bring a kitchen-sink of benefits that you should consider feeding your dog today.

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Can Dogs Eat Oatmeal?
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Can Dogs Eat Oatmeal?

Oats are very healthy people - do they have the same benefits for our dogs? Good news - they do! Find out how to prepare, portion sizes and benefits.

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Can Dogs Get the Flu?
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Can Dogs Get the Flu?

Can dogs get the flu? It's a common question and the answer is a bit more complicated that you'd expect.

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Can Dogs Carry Coronavirus on their Fur?
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Can Dogs Carry Coronavirus on their Fur?

During the unprecedented changes that have come with COVID-19, dog lovers around the world are wondering: can they pet dogs that don’t belong to them? Can their dogs go to the dog park, or play with each other? The answer, like everything with COVID-19, is a little complicated.

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Can Dogs Eat Sweet Potato?
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Can Dogs Eat Sweet Potato?

What are the health benefits of sweet potatoes for dogs? Can dogs eat sweet potato in the first place? They can! Find more answers here.

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Can Dogs Eat Pineapple?
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Can Dogs Eat Pineapple?

Can dogs eat pineapple? A favorite fruit for humans that's chock full of vitamins and minerals, find out if this tropical treat is safe for our canine friends.

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Why is Chocolate Bad for Dogs?
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Why is Chocolate Bad for Dogs?

Chocolate is notoriously bad for dogs but why? This article explains.

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How Do Dogs Get Heartworms? 15 Things to Look Out For
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How Do Dogs Get Heartworms? 15 Things to Look Out For

One of the biggest fear of any dog owner is heartworms. How do dogs get heartworms anyway? Keep reading to find out the answer and how to keep your pet safe.

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Is Celery Good for Dogs?
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Is Celery Good for Dogs?

Is Celery Good for Dogs? This is a question that we frequently hear from dog parents. Click here to read the full guide on if dogs can eat celery or not.

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