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Management of genetic disorders in dogs
Advancements in canine genetics
Spirocerca lupi treatment and MDR1 testing
FIRST AID & General
ACUTE ALLERGIC REACTION - ANAPHYLAXIS
Emergency First Aid
Emergencies -SPCA guide
Eye care for dogs
First Aid -Saving your dog with CPR
Motor Vehicle Accident - Animal hit by a car?
Ticks and Biliary
DIET AND NUTRITION
Additives in hot dogs
Atopy and Food Hypersensitivity
Bacteria are good for dogs
Bones - what they mean to dogs
Bones - Sterilizing bones
Corpophagia - The Scoop on Poop Eating in Dogs
Daily Supplements for Healthy Companions
Eating disorders in dogs
Is it really necessary to feed a good quality food?
Is a dog a carnivore or an omnivore?
Obesity in dogs
Prebiotics and Probiotics
Salmonella & Raw Food
Should I give my dog bone broth?
Soy in Dog Food - Good or Bad?
The impact of Nutrition on Canine Behaviour
The principles of feeding correctly
Why does my dog eat poo?
Will eating raw meat give my dog parasites?
What's 'normal' poop for your dog?
What veggies are good for dogs
Addison’Desease - Hypoadrenocorticism
Bloat - Gastric dilation and volvulus
Convulsions in Dogs
Canine Leucocyte Adhesion
Diarrohea in dogs
Diabetes in Dogs
Ear disease in Dogs
Epilepsy is the most common neurological disease
Fever - does your dog have a fever ?
Fritos or Popcorn Feet
Hearing Loss-Symptoms, Causes, Diagnosis, Treatment
Hiccups - How to cure puppy and dog hiccups
Hyposensitizing Dogs to Atopic Dermatitis
Hip and Elbow Dysplasia
HD - A number of environmental factors can affect this
Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Limping: Causes of Lameness in Dogs
My Dog is Scooting
Oesterus: The Oesterus cycle
Progressive Retinal Atrophy
Ticks and Biiary Vomiting in Dogs
Vomiting - why is my dog vomiting yellow foam?
DAILY MAINTENANCE & GROOMING
Bad Doggy Breath - Halitosis
Bad smelling dogs?
Bathing your dog
Clean Teeth, Healthy Gums
Does your dog have Fritos Feet or Popcorn Paws?
Eye care for dogs
Basic healthcare at home for your pe
Taking the stress out of toe nail trimming
Teach your dog to file her own nails
DRUGS AND TREATMENTS
Myth: Anxiety Medication as a Last Resort
Pain, Pain go away
GERIATRIC/ SENIOR DOGS
Effective Owners of Elderly Dogs
How to Lengthen and improve your senior pet’s life
Pain, pain go away!
7 Habits of Highly-Effective Owners of Elderly Dogs
Supportive Care for Senior Dogs
Senior dogs- can their behaviour change?
The Geriatric Dog
Tips on Caring for Disabled Dogs
The truth about black tongues
PEST & WORM CONTROL (Fleas, tics, etc)
Deworming - Why we should be deworming our pet
Help, my dogs is being bothered by flies
How to get rid of fleas permanently
How dogs get worms
What is flea Dirt?
Poison: the wrath of grapes
Poisoning with carbamates and organophosphates
Plants, fruit and vegetables toxic to dogs
What to do if you think your pet has been poisoned
Xylitol can be fatal to dogs
Lumps and Bumps
Oral Drops for Allergies
Why does my dog smell so bad?
Sterilization- is early sterilization an option?
Sterilization – dont want to sterilize your pet
To Snip or not to Snip - all about sterilization
Really want to breed your dog?
What every dog owner should know about anesthisia ...before surgery
Vaccination Related Conditions
Canine Parvo Virus
Parvovirus -understanding Parvo
Rabies - Pleased to meet you my name is Rabies
To vaccinate or Not to Vaccinate?
Understanding Puppy Vaccinations
Are Deaf Dogs and Blind Dogs just like other Dogs?
Artificial legs now a reality for our pets
Diseases we catch from dogs - Zoonosis*
Fear Free Vets
5 Health conditions often ignored
Grass Eating - Why dogs eat grass
Giving Medication to dogs
Some Health Training Tips for Owners
Nose cell transplant enables paralysed dogs to walk
Oral drops for dog allergies pass another hurdle
Pain, pain go away!
Preventing and Treating Heatstroke in Dogs
Pulse - How to Take your Dogs Pulse
Signs of Ill health
Signs your dog may be in pain
Tail docking will this affect my dog?
Tail docking: My tail and I
Temperature - does your dog have one?
The Pet Hospital Search
Testicular implants for dogs
Vomiting Yellow Foam?
What every dog owner should know about anesthia