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Pancreatitis in Dogs

Pancreatitis in Dogs

Recognizing the early signs of pancreatitis in dogs — inflammation of the pancreas – is essential to your cherished canine companion’s health, with the illness itself being either chronic or acute. The signs of a dog with acute pancreatitis may include extreme...
Coprophagia in Dogs

Coprophagia in Dogs

Coprophagia is the act of eating and ingesting feces. Studies have shown that what is repulsive to humans is normal and natural in dogs at the earliest stage of their lives. Mother dogs will lick their puppies to urge them to eliminate, then clean their feces for the...
Is it Normal If Your Dog Eats Grass?

Is it Normal If Your Dog Eats Grass?

Many dogs have a condition called pica, which means they favor eating such non-food items as toys and feces, dirt and grass. Most experts, however, consider consuming grass to be fairly normal dog behavior that usually doesn’t cause many — if any —...
Cerebellar Hypoplasia in Dogs

Cerebellar Hypoplasia in Dogs

Cerebellar hypoplasia in dogs is a condition where the cerebellum, the part of the brain that controls coordination, fails to fully develop while puppies are still in their mothers’ wombs. Sometimes caused by genetic mutations, or intrinsic factors, it’s particularly...

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