“Kennel Cough” or Tracheobronchitis and Coronavirus in Dogs
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“Kennel Cough” or Tracheobronchitis and Coronavirus in Dogs

There’s been a LOT of confusion around pets and coronavirus lately. I ran across a recent social media post describing “coronavirus cough” in dogs. Let me be clear: This is NOT the same virus that causes Covid-19 coronavirus infection in people. I want to dispel any rumors so you can better understand kennel cough, coronviruses and COVID-19.

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Is My Dog's Poop Normal
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Is My Dog’s Poop Normal?

It's one of the most common questions that pet parents have about their dog - 'is my dog's poop normal?' Our pups can't always tell us how they feel, so we use their poop as a proxy for how they're feeling. Dr. Ernie's guide will tell you what to watch for, what's normal and what's not.

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Dr. Ernie Ward: Coronavirus and you Pet: What's Important to Know
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Coronavirus and your Pet, what's Important to Know

With the rapid spread of the novel coronavirus (Covid-19) and the recent news of a dog in Hong Kong testing positive for the virus, people are asking whether they can get the virus from their pet. Dr. Ward discusses the virus and why it's extremely unlikely that the virus can be transferred from your pet to you.

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The Vet's Corner: Five Questions Your Vet (or You) Should Ask during Every Visit
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The Vet's Corner: Five Questions Your Vet (or You) Should Ask during Every Visit

After 28+ years of practicing veterinary medicine, I've come to learn there are a few core questions you and your vet should discuss each time you visit. These questions - on top of anything specific about your pet - should help you and your vet develop a closer relationship and deliver better care.

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How (and Why) to Transition your Dog to a New Food
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How (and Why) to Transition your Dog to a New Food

One of the most common reasons pet parents take their dog to the veterinarian is for gastrointestinal (GI) upset. Without a doubt, the majority of acute GI cases are related to changes in diet. This article covers the importance of a proper transition as well as how to introduce a change to a dog's diet.

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Pet Parent Feedback with Dr. Ernie: Taste, Food Allergies, Skin & Coat
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Pet Parent Feedback with Dr. Ernie: Taste, Food Allergies, Skin & Coat

I love reading the messages pet parents send us at Wild Earth. The reason I enjoy them so much is that they’re written by people genuinely interested in providing the best care for their best friends. I also see trends in these comments that validate not only our mission as a plant-based pet food company but also in the health benefits of our food. Here are a few.

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Canine IBD, Diet and Wild Earth
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Canine IBD, Diet and Wild Earth

Dr. Ernie discusses the symptoms of canine IBD as well as why it's possible some people are seeing improvements with their dog from Wild Earth

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Dr. Ernie's Guide to Pet Health and Wellness
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Dr. Ernie's Guide to Pet Health and Wellness

Wild Earth Chief Veterinary Officer Dr. Ernie Ward gives his insight into what steps you can take to be a thoughtful pet parent. From diet to body type and exercise, Ernie covers it here.

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