Taking A Break (‘Cause We Need a Little Sunshine)

It’s vacation day! We’re Arizona bound, and boy am I ready for a holiday. While I admittedly miss those pre-kid days of nonstop travel and regular opportunities to explore the world, I can honestly say that I appreciate the handful … Continue reading

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Reindeer are getting smaller. Can you guess the cause?

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Lisa Vanderpump and Kathy Ireland Are Shopping Online For a PAWsitive Cause This Holiday Season

November is a key shopping and giving month.  With Black Friday, Cyber Monday and Giving Tuesday just around the corner, Americans are gearing up for the Holidays. This month is also a key fund-raising time for animal welfare organizations.  Animal … Continue reading

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Too Much Dog Poop Might Cause the Shutdown of a Park in Maine

Do you want a good reason to bag your dog’s poop when you take them on a walk? Here’s one: too much poop lying around could spread disease and the community could wind up losing a very nice space for … Continue reading

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Dr. Bowes discusses skin mites as a cause of a frequent facial condition similar to Rosacea.

June 28, 2010, Channel 10 South Florida: Dr. Bowes discusses skin mites as a cause of a frequent facial condition similar to Rosacea. For more information on…

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SCARLET // A Photo Series For A Good Cause

Back in 2012, a very talented photographer named Kelsey Goodwin submitted a gorgeous warehouse photo shoot to me.  I was quite impressed, and went on to feature another of her shoots last year.  Today, I’m thrilled to be sharing more … Continue reading

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Reactions to Food, Medications, or Flea Control Can Cause Many Medical Problems

      Many times veterinarians assume a case of diarrhea, an itchy ear or two, a hot spot, or a rash and hives is due to some infectious agent. I used to feel that way too. These days I … Continue reading

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Can Skin Contact Cause Anaphylaxis?

A0000P0050 Image by Nottingham Vet School A can of Hill’s d/d venison formula for dogs. For the nutritional management of dogs with any skin condition and vomiting/diarrhoea due to allergy. Can Skin Contact Cause Anaphylaxis? Q: My daughter, who's 7 … Continue reading

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FYI prongs used properly do not cause pain. I spe…

FYI prongs used properly do not cause pain. I spent half a dozen training sessions with a professional treat and rewarding before ever putting the prong on my dogs. I tested the prong collar on my arm and my neck … Continue reading

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NSAIDs for Pain Relief Can Cause Problems if Used Together or in Sensitive Animals

We are all interested in reducing pain and inflammation in our pets when it is necessary. Pharmaceutical companies have come up with a variety of medications that help do just that. The downside is that there are a few harmful … Continue reading

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