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Downloadable Articles:

  • Vestibular Syndrome by Donna Baker: Learn about this disorder that affects senior and middle-aged dogs. It affects balance and coordination and can occur suddenly and without warning.
  • Allergic Skin Disease by Lee Pickett, V.M.D.: Dogs most commonly exhibit allergies through their skin. Learn about causes and how to conduct a food-elimination trial.
  • Current Perspective on Golden Hips by Scott A. Krick, D.V.M.: Hip dysplasia is a catch-all term for hip joint instability. Get an in-depth perspective on diagnosis and treatment.
  • Dealing with Hot Spots by Scott A. Krick, D.V.M.: Information about hot spot causes and treatment suggestions.
  • Dealing with Life’s Lumps and Bumps by Scott A. Krick, D.V.M.: Sooner or later, your dog will develop a lump, bump or growth. Understand what these tumors may mean and treatment options.
  • Dentistry Goes to the_Dogs by Lee Pickett, V.M.D.: Learn about canine dental health and the best way to keep your dog’s teeth and gums healthy.
  • First Aid for Pets by Scott A. Krick, D.V.M.: How to create a first aid kit for your dog and and common injuries. Learn what to tell your vet and how to administer canine CPR.
  • Old Dogs, Old Friends by Scott A. Krick, D.V.M: Signs to watch for as your dog ages and advice on helping to ensure your dog remains your best friend for as long as possible.
  • Veterinary Acupuncture by Lee Pickett, V.M.D.: Learn how acupuncture works, the disorders treated by canine acupuncture and precautions.
  • Your Golden’s Ears by Scott A. Krick, D.V.M.: Golden Retrievers have a propensity for ear problems. Learn what you can do to minimize them and clean your dog’s ears.
  • Let’s Cut to the Quick by Janine Fiorito: Keeping your dog’s nails trimmed is more than good grooming. Nail trimming is important for canine health. Learn the proper techniques for trimming your dog’s nails.
  • Consider Pet Health Insurance by Donna Baker: An overview of how pet insurance can help you provide the best possible care for your dog, FAQs, and key points to remember.
  • Lyme Disease by Donna Baker: Understanding the basics of this disease as well as steps for treatment and prevention.

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