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10 Tips for Managing Your Senior Dog’s Medications Dog Checkups & Preventive Care
10 Tips for Managing Your Senior Dog’s Medications
Is the hair on your retriever’s muzzle now a lovely shade of gray? If so, it’s likely that some medical issues have accompanied your dog’s aging process. Learn how to manage your senior dog's care with medication using these ten tips.
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10 Tips for Managing Your Senior Cat’s Medications Cat Checkups & Preventive Care
10 Tips for Managing Your Senior Cat’s Medications
Has your Siamese achieved senior citizen status? If so, it’s likely that some medical issues have accompanied your cat’s aging process. Learn how to manage your cat's medications with these ten tips.
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6 Tips for Exercising Your Senior Cat Cat Checkups & Preventive Care
6 Simple Tips for Exercising Your Senior Cat
Learn six simple steps to help your senior cat exercise through play, toys and even treats.
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6 Tips for Exercising Your Senior Dog Dog Checkups & Preventive Care
6 Simple Tips for Exercising Your Senior Dog
Learn how to help your senior dog become more active and healthy through exercise and playtime.
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PDA: Is My New Puppy Tired Because of a Heart Problem? Dog Diseases & Conditions A-Z
PDA: Is My New Puppy Tired Because of a Heart Problem?
This kind of PDA is anything but affectionate. Learn the dangers of a heart condition that could affect your puppy and lead to heart failure.
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Atrial Fibrillation: Why is My Dog’s Heart Beating so Fast? Dog Diseases & Conditions A-Z
Atrial Fibrillation: Why is My Dog’s Heart Beating so Fast?
If your dog has atrial fibrillation his heart could beat as fast as 200 beats per minute! Learn how to spot the condition and how to protect your dog.
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Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy (HCM) in Cats Cat Diseases & Conditions A-Z
Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy (HCM) in Cats
This disease is the most common cause of sudden death in indoor cats, and the worst part is that it rarely shows symptoms. Learn how to protect your cat from HCM.
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What is Pericardial Effusion? Dog Diseases & Conditions A-Z
What is Pericardial Effusion?
The pericardium is a double-walled sac, sort of like a balloon inside another balloon. It holds the heart and the great vessels. Between these layers contains a small amount of fluid that serves as a lubricant and a shock absorber. In some situations the pericardial sac can accumulate excess amounts of fluid that can restrict the natural contractions of the heart -- causing poor heart function. Learn more about the cause, diagnosis and treatment of pericardial effusion.
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Mitral Valve Insufficiency Dog Diseases & Conditions A-Z
Mitral Valve Insufficiency and the Cavalier King Charles
One of the loveliest breeds you may not be familiar with, but rapidly emerging in popularity, is the Cavalier King Charles Spaniel (CKCS). Unfortunately CKCS are susceptible to abnormalities of heart valves, most significantly an abnormality of the mitral valve called mitral valve insufficiency. Learn more about the symptoms and treatments that impact the Cavalier King Charles Spaniel.
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Sudden Death in Dogs Dog Diseases & Conditions A-Z
Sudden Death in Dogs
The tragic unexpected loss of a dog is always painful. Most of us don’t think of our dogs suddenly dying with no warning, but it does occur. Understanding what happened and how it happened are a significant part of closure to our loss.
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