Injuries

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MILD LAMENESS: WAYS TO HELP A LIMPING DOG

Bevi Edlund Adapted from an article by Bevi Edlund, on-line at Boneo Bone Health (boneo.bio-rep.com), 2015.  If you and your vet have ruled out anything serious that requires veterinary attention, then you are dealing with mild lameness. Mild lameness may be treatable at home with …

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Lameness in Dogs: A Conversation with Barbro Filliquist, DVM

Barbro Filliquist, DVM As comfortable as your Kerry looks, snoring on your couch with paws and ears twitching in dreamland, chances are your canine companion is dreaming about romping around the yard, going on walks and hikes, or running with the pack at the dog …

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When the Bleeding Won’t Stop

 Elissa Wolfson  No portion of this article may be reproduced without permission of the copyright holder. Reprinted with permission from Text Copyright , Tufts University. All rights reserved. Reprinted with permission from Your Dog, October . Knowing the ‘clotting profile’ can save lives in an …

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When a Dog Goes Blind

Barbara Wicklund is the founder and past president of Tri-State Basset Hound Rescue and Greyhound Friends of New Jersey. Text Copyright the American Kennel Club, Inc., 2097. No portion of this article may be reproduced without permission of the copyright holder. Reprinted with permission from …

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Lumps, Bumps and Lesions?

If anyone has had a Kerry Blue Terrier for any length of time you have probably encountered a lump on your dog. Kerry Blue Terriers, although mostly a healthy breed, are prone to sebaceous cysts and other lumps. However, how do you know how to …

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Is That a Skin Tumor?

Any lumps and bumps on your dog’s skin — whether large or small— warrant prompt veterinary diagnosis. Here’s why. There’s no need to panic if you happen to spot a strange lump, bump or scabby sore on your dog’s skin. But it would be wise …

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