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Pyometra: Causes, Diagnosis and Treatment

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Pyometra is a condition that occurs in female, unspayed dogs, where their uterus becomes infected, leading to life-threatening illness. Middle-aged and older female dogs who have not been spayed are at risk for pyometra. What causes it? When a female dog is ready for pregnancy, her body will prevent immune system cells (i.e., white blood

Dangerous substances: What to avoid giving your dogs and cats.

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As pet owners, we're responsible for keeping our companions happy, healthy, and safe. There are many common household items that can pose a danger to your pet's health, so we've compiled a list of substances that can be dangerous for your pets to ingest. This isn't a complete list, so if you're ever unsure about

Nutrition for your pets.

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Proper dietary nutrition is one of the keys to good health and longevity for our pets. In this article, you’ll learn about the nutritional requirements for both dogs and cats. Then, we’ll discuss how to provide your pet with a balanced diet, including how to choose the right type of food, if you should

Acetaminophen toxicity in cats and dogs.

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Acetaminophen is an over-the-counter medicine used for pain and fever relief. It's the active ingredient in a number of medications--you can find it sold alone as Tylenol or in combination with other drugs for multi-symptom relief, like Nyquil or Excedrin. It's very likely that you have several medications containing acetaminophen in your home, which is