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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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Loss of Appetite in a Puppy: A Puppy That Doesn’t Want To Eat Or Play Is An Emergency—Aurora’s Story

Loss of Appetite in a Puppy: A Puppy That Doesn’t Want To Eat Or Play Is An Emergency—Aurora’s Story

Parvovirus is a serious, highly contagious disease that can be fatal. Unvaccinated puppies and dogs with compromised immune system are most susceptible. Common parvo symptoms include: lethargy loss of appetite fever vomiting severe and often bloody diarrhea Thank you, Dr. Krista, for sharing Aurora’s story. Aurora’s story The first day that I met these girls was a Sunday. The newest…

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