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Can Dogs Help Prevent Schizophrenia?

Having a dog as a child might reduce the risk for schizophrenia in adulthood by as much as 24 percent, but not for the...
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Small Dogs, Big Dental Issues

Most dogs start going for yearly teeth cleanings around the age of five or six. It’s at that point that enough hardened plaque (calculus)...
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Dietary Solution for Urinary Stones

Urinary stones in dogs not only cause pain. In severe enough cases, they can lead to a complete blockage of urine flow — a...
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No Such Thing as a ‘Hypoallergenic’ Dog

We recently ran across this post on social media: “We’re thinking of getting a bichon frise, a cavalier King Charles spaniel, or a miniature...
Fatty tumor in dogs

More and more fatty tumors

Q. My dog is only 5 years old but has already been getting fatty tumors for a couple of years. The vet says they’re...