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Leptospirosis

Leptospirosis

What is Leptospirosis? Leptospirosis is a disease caused by a bacterium called Leptospira. There are many different types, known as serogroups, and many different variants, which are referred to as serovars. This is important to know, because different serovars can...

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Arthritis: How can we treat it?

Arthritis: How can we treat it?

How Can We Treat Arthritis?You may have heard about arthritis. You may have thought it was a faraway thing, only for the really old pets. Except that arthritis can begin in one-year-olds and end up causing huge issues by the time your pet is middle-aged. This is...

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Surgery for Bulldogs: The 3 Things You Want to Know

Surgery for Bulldogs: The 3 Things You Want to Know

You’ve done the research. You already know that your squishy-faced furbaby has different needs. As any loving paw-rent would, you do the very best you can to keep your lovable furbaby happy and healthy. Your veterinarian may have already told you that your bulldog has...

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Three Things No One Tells You About Blood Tests

Three Things No One Tells You About Blood Tests

When I was a kid, I thought blood tests did everything. Spoiler alert: They don’t. Like all diagnostic tests, blood tests must be read in context. That is, we don’t randomly prescribe blood tests, we must know what we’re looking for. Here are three things you probably...

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Homemade Chicken Stock for Your Furbaby

Homemade Chicken Stock for Your Furbaby

We love chicken stock. It can be really helpful for picky eaters – a nice stock mixed with kibble can be a sneaky way of tricking your furbaby into eating a complete and balanced diet. It can also be a really nice treat on a cold winter night. That said, chicken stock...

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Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD)

Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD)

What is IBD? Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) is an interesting disease. Your body sends white blood cells, which are usually sent to fight bad guys, to infiltrate the gut lining. This is because your body has detected some protein it doesn’t quite like. This may be...

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Vaccinations for Dogs

Vaccinations for Dogs

As soon as you get a new dog, you’ll hear about the vaccinations they need. For a new pet parent, that can be confusing! You’ll hear one thing from a breeder, another thing from Google, and another thing from a random person at a park. Let’s start with this:...

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Top Tips for Flying with Your Pets

Top Tips for Flying with Your Pets

Who doesn’t want to go on a holiday with their pet? However, I get confused booking my own flights let alone booking flights for my dog! And it gets even more confusing when you’re thinking about international travel! There are many things to consider before...

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How to Stay Cool in Summer

How to Stay Cool in Summer

Who’s ready for summer? While I do love the summer sun, I love staying cool even more! I get super stressed when thinking of Chu overheating, especially on those days I can feel the heat radiating off the pavements. I’m even more conscious when we’re at the park...

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