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Why do dogs eat grass?

Why do dogs eat grass?

It might be strange to see your dog eating grass, but it’s a natural part of dog behaviour. Some dogs will...

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Diabetes in dogs and cats

Diabetes in dogs and cats

Diabetes can usually be easily diagnosed via simple blood tests. Some dogs with diabetes also have concurrent diseases such as pancreatitis or urinary tract infections that may need other diagnostic tests such as ultrasound or urinalysis.

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Why does my dog drag their bottom on the floor?

Why does my dog drag their bottom on the floor?

Scooting, otherwise known as “rubbing” or “dragging” is a behaviour performed by dogs to relieve irritation around the anus by dragging their bottom on the ground. Here are some reasons why dogs may be irritated in this area.

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What Is a Cruciate Ligament Injury in Dogs?

What Is a Cruciate Ligament Injury in Dogs?

There are two cruciate ligaments in a dog’s knee joint. These ligaments connect the femur (thigh bone) to the tibia (shin bone) and stabilise the knee joint. The ligament can rupture completely or partially. A ruptured cruciate is a painful injury and can prevent the dog from walking on that limb.

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5 signs of dental diseases in pets

5 signs of dental diseases in pets

Did you know around 80% of dogs and cats over the age of three suffer from dental disease? Dental disease is an inflammatory disease that affects the teeth’s supporting structures like the gums and bone, due to a build-up of plaque.

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