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  1. Health & Nutrition
    not sure if some already post this, take time to read the note... https://www.forbes.com/sites/lisettevoytko/2019/06/28/16-pet-foods-possibly-linked-to-heart-disease-in-dogs-fda-reports/ Sent from my moto x4 using Tapatalk
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    Subject: Canine Degenerative Disk Disease Sat 31 May 2008 - 11:14 What is a disk, and what is its purpose? The spinal cord is one of the most important and most sensitive organs in the body. If it is traumatized, its cells will not regenerate; injuries usually result in permanent...
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    Subject: Canine Prostatic Disease Sat 31 May 2008 - 11:12 What is the prostate? The prostate (commonly mispronounced as "prostrate") is a gland located near the neck of the urinary bladder of male dogs. The urethra passes through it shortly after leaving the bladder. The purpose of the...
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    Subject: Cushing's Disease Sat 31 May 2008 - 11:08 What is Cushing's Disease? Cushing's Disease is a disease in which the adrenal glands overproduce certain hormones. Another medical term for this disease is hyperadrenocorticism. The adrenal glands produce several vital substances...
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    What is inflammatory bowel disease? Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) is not a specific disease. Rather, it is a specific reaction that the stomach or intestines have to chronic irritation. What are the clinical signs of IBD? If the stomach is involved, your dog will have chronic vomiting. If...
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    What is Lyme Disease? Lyme Disease (not Lyme's Disease) is caused by a spirochete called Borrelia. A spirochete is a type of bacterium. It is transmitted to dogs through the bite of a tick. Once in the blood stream, it is carried to many parts of the body. It is especially likely to localize in...
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    Relationship of Nutrition to Developmental Skeletal Disease in Young Dogs Developmental skeletal disease is common in large and giant-breed puppies. One manifestation, hip dysplasia, affects millions of dogs. Genetics, environment, and nutrition all contribute to developmental skeletal...
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    By: Kayye Nynne | The prevalence of genetic disease in dogs today can only be described as alarmingly common which is bad news for dog owners and dog lovers alike. The following is a list to illustrate the magnitude of the problem: 1. On average all dogs carry at least 4-5 defective...
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    Removing the stigma of genetic disease By Jerold S Bell, DVM (This article originally appeared in the "Healthy Dog" section of the October, 2003 AKC Gazette) An inevitable consequence of breeding is the occurrence of genetic problems. No one wants to produce affected dogs, yet some...
  10. Health & Nutrition
    The following is a list of the most common diseases to which your dog(s) may be exposed at a dog gathering. Taken from the AVMA site. Disease Risks for Dogs People can also spread some diseases (such as mange, ringworm, kennel cough and canine influenza) from dog to dog through shared...
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    Something I found online. Save your heart from grief and your dog from an untimely death, leash your dog. Trust... A Deadly Disease There is a deadly disease stalking your dog, a hideous, stealthy thing just waiting its chance to steal your beloved friend. It is not a new disease, or one for...
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    Sully had his annual vet visit this past weekend and we found out he has lyme disease :(. I was not expecting it at all because he has been acting fine and we always treat with advantix. I guess there is severe and mild cases. We are treating him now with medication. I was reading a little on...
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    Lyme Disease - General Information and FAQ Lyme disease is an illness caused by a spirochete bacteria, Borrelia burgdorferi, which is transmitted to animals and man through the bite of infected ticks. The disease is reported worldwide and throughout the United States. The states of New York...
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    Hey I just found a small tick on my dogs inner ear earlier today. Pretty sure it was a deer tick. I removed it completely, cleaned area with alcohol, and put some triple antibiotic cream on it. Dont know how long it was in there but not more than 2 days. There is a small red "bump" where he was...
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    Dog Disease Breaks Out; Humans May Be Susceptible WBAL-TV BALTIMORE - A possible outbreak of a dog disease that is spread through urine has veterinarians and pet owners who take their pets to dog parks in East Baltimore worried. Leptospirosis, or lepto, can be passed from rats to dogs and...
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