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Cushing’s Disease in Senior Dogs

Cushing’s Disease in Senior Dogs

Named after noted American neurosurgeon, Harvey Cushing, Cushing’s disease occurs when your dog’s body makes too much of a natural steroid hormone called cortisol. This hormone helps him respond to stress, control his weight, fight infections and keep his blood...
Tail Biting and Chewing in Dogs 

Tail Biting and Chewing in Dogs 

Most dog owners readily admit to smiling at the silly sight of their dog chasing his tail. But when an occasional tail chasing episode becomes a habit or if it devolves into tail biting or chewing, what was once viewed as cute may, in fact, be worrisome. Consider...
Kennel Cough: What is it and What to do About It

Diabetes in Senior Dogs and How to Cope

Has your senior dog been drinking a lot more water recently, and having to urinate more frequently? Has he begun losing weight despite being hungrier than usual and wanting to eat all the time? If so, you may have a diabetic dog on your hands. While the exact cause of...

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