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Head Pressing in Dogs: A New Trick or an Emergency?

Head Pressing in Dogs: A New Trick or an Emergency?

Surely your dog pressing their head into corners or against objects sounds harmless enough? It is one of the things that might come across as funny, quirky or weird. Or maybe it can make you think your dog is pouting. What would you think of it if your dog started doing that? Compulsive pressing head against a wall or objects…

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Addison’s Disease in a Chihuahua: Kermit’s Story

Addison’s Disease in a Chihuahua: Kermit’s Story

In dogs, the main cause of Addison’s disease is an immune process.   Dogs can show a variety of different signs and symptoms of Addison’s disease, including lethargy vomiting diarrhea lack of appetite shaking and weakness Addison’s disease in a Chihuahua Kermit was a spirited sweetie with a unique personality, adopted as a stray. He was an oddball, who brought his…

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Pale Gums Are An Emergency: Bailey’s Story

by  Krista Magnifico, DVM I met Bailey on a Tuesday evening appointment. She was brought in by her owners who were in their mid-twenties and full of smiles. They told me that they had just returned from their 2-week honeymoon. Bailey was a big (like 100 pounds) fluffy, (which makes you look even bigger) 2-year-old spayed female white Husky. Bailey’s…

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