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Pricey Pets: Dog Breeds With Inherited Health Problems

The following is a guest post by Susan Wells. Susan is from insurance quotes, she writes on topics including health/car/life insurance, mortgage, real estate. Adopting a breed of dog that suits your lifestyle is important. Many dog hopefuls spend months

Pet Health Concerns: Hydrocephalus

Hydrocephalus is the buildup of fluid on the brain. The pressure of the fluid pushes the brain up against the skull, damaging or destroying brain tissues. A dog can be born with this condition or can develop it later in life. There

Pet Health Concerns: Hot Spots

Hot spots are painful, swollen patches of skin that form on a dog’s body that are actually warm to the touch. They can appear quite suddenly and worsen as the dog licks and chews the site. Hot spots can occur anywhere

Guest Post: Pet Arthritis Tips

The following is a guest post from Bryce Bertola. Bryce breeds and shows Shetland Sheepdogs with his wife and mother-in-law of Autumn Shelties, and he also writes for RoverPet.com, a leading supplier of high quality dog beds and PVC vinyl pet

Pet Health Concerns: Hypertrophic Osteodystrophy

Hypertrophic osteodystrophy, or HOD, is a bone disease that occurs in larger breed dogs. First symptoms are normally seen between the ages of two and seven months. This condition occurs when there is a decrease of blood flow to the joints,