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Brachycephalic Breeds: Health Conditions in Flat Faced Dogs

Do you have a brachycephalic breed dog? If you’re not sure what this means, we’ll go over it in a bit. If you do, you’ve probably heard about brachycephalic airway syndrome. This is rather common for ‘flat-faced’ dog and cat breeds. It makes it hard for them to breathe and that can lead to a … Read more

Do Mixed Breed Dogs Have Fewer Health Issues?

brown mixed breed dog on bed - some mixed breeds have less health issues than purebred dogs

Do mixed breed dogs have fewer health issues than purebred dogs? You’ve probably heard people say something along these lines before, perhaps lamenting that their purebred Pug is always at the vet while their mixed breed adopted Terrier cross is generally healthy. But is there any truth to these anecdotes? Are mixed breed pups a … Read more

Dog Gut Health: What It Is and How To Get It Right

Vet holding dog with hands on gut

Dog gut health mightn’t be top of mind when you’re thinking about your pet’s needs. After all, there’s pet vaccinations, worming, weight maintenance, exercise, grooming, vet bills and all kinds of other things to consider. But just like humans, achieving a healthy and balanced gut can have your dog feeling on top of the world. … Read more

Beagle Epilepsy: What, Why, and How

beagle on grass - beagle dogs are prone to epilepsy

Epilepsy in dogs can be scary. And Beagle epilepsy is a known phenomenon – anyone who’s had a Beagle or two will know these cute floppy-eared hounds are at higher risk for developing the disorder. But what is epilepsy in dogs, why does it happen, and how can owners manage and cope with it? What … Read more

Wondering Why Your Dog Isn’t Eating?

can dogs eat

The only thing worse than your dog eating everything is your dog not eating at all. Because after all it’s a time-worn tradition and virtually a dog motto to eat as much as possible. Anywhere you look in dog history, our perky pups are faithfully by our side, ready to eat any scrap we leave … Read more

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