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...
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:...
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...
Hip Dysplasia

Hip Dysplasia

Hip dysplasia is a disease of the hips that commonly affects large breed and giant breed dogs. It is a complex disease – one that cannot be easily distilled to a single gene or a single factor – that affects the hip joints in such a way that degeneration...
Why is my pet so itchy? – Atopy

Why is my pet so itchy? – Atopy

There are a number of reasons your pet may be itchy. Allergies are among the most common reasons your pet may be scratching all day. We’ve written a little about skin allergies before and, now that it’s spring, environmental allergies are all the more relevant! That...

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