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How to spot metabolic diseases in cats

Many metabolic diseases can affect your cat’s way of life, here are some common diseases and how to spot them.

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How to prevent periodontal disease in dogs

Your dog’s morning breath may be signaling periodontal disease. Here’s how to know when to contact your vet.

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Everything you need to know about dog vaccinations

Which vaccinations does your dog or puppy need and what can you expect after he receives his first vaccinations?

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Can I give my dog metronidazole?

If your veterinarian recently prescribed metronidazole for your dog, it’s OK if you have questions.

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How to tell if your cat has conjunctivitis

Conjunctivitis in cats is similar to pink eye in humans, but the causes may be different.

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Can dogs eat spinach?

Dogs can eat cooked spinach, but may have trouble digesting it raw.

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Can dogs eat beans?

Most beans can serve as a healthy snack for dogs, but a bean-heavy diet can lead to health problems.

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Can dogs eat lettuce?

Lettuce can be a non-toxic, low-calorie snack for your pup.

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Can dogs see color?

Have you ever wondered how your dog sees the world? Here’s a hint: Dogs don’t see in black and white, but they don’t see all the same colors most humans do either.

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Keeping your puppy safe from parvovirus

Puppies are at risk for parvovirus before they’re eligible for vaccines, so what’s this common disease?

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Can I give my dog Advil?

If your dog is in pain, you may be tempted to give them Advil, but don’t do it! Here’s what you need to know about giving Advil to your dog.

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Can cats have asthma?

Cat asthma is, unfortunately, a lifelong condition, but there are a couple of ways you can manage it.

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Why do cats wag their tails?

Did you know that specific movements of a cat’s tail communicate different things? Dr. Aliya McCullough, vet and pet health advocate, shares six ways cats express themselves with their tail.

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Types of cysts and bumps on dogs

Did you find a lump or bump on your dog? Fetch by The Dodo's on-staff vet Dr. Aliya McCullough explains different types of growths and how to gauge their severity.

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Can dogs eat sweet potatoes?

Sweet potatoes are a delicious treat for your pup, but keep in mind you should serve them cooked and plain. No sweet potato fries, pies or chips for your dog.

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Can dogs eat bell peppers?

Bell peppers can be a healthy treat for your dog, but you need to be careful about any harmful seasonings.

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How to spot metabolic diseases in dogs

Many metabolic diseases can affect your pup’s way of life, here are some common diseases and how to spot them.

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Is it OK for dogs to eat birdseed?

With these tips, you can keep your pup safe around birdseed.

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Can your tone of voice affect your dog’s training?

Dogs know more than you may realize, and the tone of voice you use to train your dog can affect if they take you seriously.

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How to spot muscular hypertonicity in dogs

This uncommon condition can cause your pet to become stiff or collapse after exercise. Here’s how to know if your dog has muscular hypertonicity.

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Here's how honey can help dogs with allergies and more

If you’re looking for a simple way to help ease your dog’s seasonal allergies, you may only have to make a trip to your farmer’s market for some local honey or bee pollen.

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This is why dogs eat poop and how to stop them

You’ve probably caught your dog eating poop — whether their own or someone else’s. Here’s how to stop this common habit.

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How to detect and treat scoliosis in cats

In most cases, scoliosis in cats is congenital, meaning they’re born with it. If you suspect your cat may have an abnormally shaped spine, here’s what you need to know.

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Here’s what to do when your dog has a fever

If you think your dog may have a fever, it’s important to help them cool down. Here’s what you can do to cool them down and when to contact your vet.


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