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Dog Poop Contents: What Is the Stuff in My Dog’s Poop?

Dog Poop Contents: What Is the Stuff in My Dog’s Poop?

What else other than color and consistency should you look at when examining your dog’s stool? Mucus Healthy poop should not have any coating on it. Sometimes you’ll find poop covered by a slimy substance – mucus. Mucus is produced in the intestine to lubricate and protect the gut lining, but it usually isn’t noticeable on feces. Mucosal surfaces in…

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A Primer on Anesthesia in Dogs: What Do You Need To Know About Anesthesia?

A Primer on Anesthesia in Dogs: What Do You Need To Know About Anesthesia?

When your dog‘s medical procedure requires anesthesia, it’s normal to be nervous. In addition to concerns about the procedure itself, dog owners usually have many questions about anesthesia: What kind of anesthesia will you use? What are the side effects? How do you administer it? Will my dog feel any pain at all? Can you perform the procedure with a…

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Functional Dog Ramps: The Ups And Downs Of Dog Ramps

Functional Dog Ramps: The Ups And Downs Of Dog Ramps

Dog ramps are an indispensable tool for dogs with mobility issues as well as in the prevention of injuries and wear and tear on the joints. Not all ramps, however, are created equal. There are considerations to keep in mind to ensure your dog’s ramp is safe and functional. Thank you to my hubby for weighing in from a jack-of-all-trades…

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