Articles by Dr. Lorie Huston

Dr. Lorie was a wonderful veterinarian and a friend. She was a certified veterinary journalist, pet health/pet care expert, author/freelance writer/blogger, and blogging/SM/SEO consultant. It was a big loss for the pet world when she passed away in September 2015. It is my honor that her contributions to my blog can be part of her legacy. Learn more about Dr. Lorie.
Canine Heartworm Infection: Don’t Let Heartworm Become A Heartbreak!

Canine Heartworm Infection: Don’t Let Heartworm Become A Heartbreak!

Keeping your dog healthy includes regular preventive health care. Timely administration of heartworm preventive medication is one of the preventive measures that all dog owners should be practicing. What are heartworms? Heartworms are mosquito-borne parasites that live in the heart and blood vessels of an infected dog. These worms cause damage, often significant, to the cardiovascular structures and can lead…

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Causes of Vomiting in Dogs: Why Is My Dog Throwing Up?

Causes of Vomiting in Dogs: Why Is My Dog Throwing Up?

Vomiting is only a symptom, not a disease in itself.  There are many different diseases and disease processes that can cause vomiting in dogs. When your dog is vomiting persistently or severely, successful treatment relies on finding the cause. Gastrointestinal causes of vomiting in dogs Many diseases affecting the gastrointestinal (GI) tract can cause your dog to vomit. These diseases…

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