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  • Canine Syncope, Seizure, Heart Attack and Stroke

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    Senior Dog Syncope, Seizures, Stroke, and Heart Attack Part 5

    Yesterday, in the fourth installment of an article series on syncope, seizures, stroke and heart attack in dogs, I talked about heart attack in dogs and how it compares to syncope, seizures, and stroke. If you missed this article, you can find it here. If you missed the first installment of the article series, you […]

  • Heart Attack in Dogs

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    Senior Dog Syncope, Seizures, Stroke, and Heart Attack Part 4

    A couple of days ago (my apologies, I was a little under the weather,) in the third installment of an article series on syncope, seizures, stroke and heart attack in dogs, I talked about strokes in dogs and how they compare to syncope and seizures. If you missed this article, you can find it here. […]

  • Canine Epilepsy

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    Senior Dog Syncope, Seizures, Stroke, and Heart Attack Part 2

    Yesterday I talked about syncope in the first of an article series on syncope, seizures, stroke and heart attack in dogs. If you missed this first installment of the article series, you will want to read that first, you can find it here. Today we are going to talk about seizures and how they are […]

  • Flea and Tick Preventative

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    Is Flea and Tick Preventative Really Poison?

    I keep my ear to the ground. I also have a senior dog who is prone to…well, anything. Ask our vet and he will tell you that IF there is a side effect that can happen, it will happen to Jet. This is likely why I wasn’t too surprised when, out of the blue, Jet’s […]

  • Life with an Anxious Dog Copyright PhilosophyofDog.com

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    Life With An Anxious Dog

    If you have ever had a dog with anxiety then you will know that there are anxious dogs and then there are ANXIOUS dogs. Jet is of the latter persuasion, so today I want to talk to you a little bit about life with an anxious dog.         I have dedicated the […]

  • Canine Hemangiosarcoma

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    Canine Hemangiosarcoma – AKA How Jet Kicked Cancer’s Butt

    Let me preface by telling you that the pictures included in this post are graphic. There is blood, open wounds, and stitches. There is also cancer. A rapidly growing, highly invasive cancer. That Jet survived. Let me start from the beginning. When Jet was around 8 years old a quarter sized growth popped up out […]