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Xylitol And The Basset Hound

by Shawn M. Finch, DVM Matilda is a four-year-old spayed female Basset Hound. Some time within an hour before she was brought in, Matilda had taken a package of gum off the counter and eaten or chewed up about half of the package. Matilda’s owner did not expect us to say gum could be dangerous for dogs, but she called…

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Heatstroke Is No Light Matter!

The weather is getting warmer again. Do you know that too much heat can seriously harm and even kill your dog? Dr. Laci Schaible of VetLive wrote a great post that will help you brush up on your knowledge: Overheating in Dogs, please do read it. It is easy to underestimate the effect overheating can have on your dog. Don’t!…

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