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Dog Hip Pain: Symptoms, Causes, and Treatment

June 14, 2016

Dog hip pain can be due to old age, activity, and even genetics. Although there are some obvious signs of a dog in pain (especially hip pain), how do you know if it’s serious? Keep reading for symptoms of hip pain in dogs, common causes, and treatment options to to help keep your dog movin’ and groovin’.

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Lameness in Dogs: When to Visit the Vet

February 04, 2016

If you've got a dog limping, then you may have heard a veterinarian or friend bring up the term “canine lameness”. Lameness in dogs is a broad overarching term for when a dog starts to walk abnormally or limp. Canine lameness can be caused by a number of things and is almost inevitable at some point in a dog’s life. In this blog, we will discuss canine lameness from a veterinary perspective, when it is serious, and what to expect at the veterinarian’s office.

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Calcium Supplements For Dogs: Everything You Need To Know

December 24, 2015

Calcium supplements for dogs are often considered by pet parents when their pooch needs extra bone support. But did you know that calcium supplements for dogs can actually cause serious side effects when given in unnecessary situations? In our previous blog post Calcium for Dogs we shared calcium requirements for dogs, how to balance the levels of calcium in your dog, and some natural food sources of calcium. In this blog, we'll specifically discuss calcium supplements for dogs and when they are appropriate.

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