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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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Looking After Your New Puppy – A Comprehensive Guide

Looking After Your New Puppy – A Comprehensive Guide

Puppies are a wonderful addition to the home. They’re energetic, exciting and playful companions that will challenge you while giving plenty of love. Regardless of whether you’ve owned a puppy before, or if you’re a seasoned pro, there’s a lot that needs to happen in the first six months of a puppy’s life.

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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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