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A Natural Ear Cleaning Solution For Dogs

Jet has Labrador ears.     I don't mean that as a statement of the obvious. There is a common understanding among Labrador owners that Labs are prone to gunky ears. The cause of this is a combination of pendulous…
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What is Knuckling?

What is Knuckling?

You may or may not have heard of the term "knuckling." Today I want to talk about knuckling in dogs, what it is, why it happens, and what - if anything - you can do about it.     What…
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Supplements For Dogs With Arthritis

Today I want to talk about the bane of my boy's existence - arthritis. Just like people, dogs get arthritis. Usually, arthritis is more commonly seen in older dogs, but certain injuries and illnesses can also contribute to the earlier…
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Know Your Dog's Vitals Copyright PhilosophyofDog.com

Know Your Dog’s Vitals

Today I spent entirely too long putting together this infographic on knowing your dog's vitals. I hope that you find it useful. Please feel free to use it, so long as you leave the mention of our site intact :)…
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Canine Syncope, Seizure, Heart Attack and Stroke

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…
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Heart Attack in Dogs

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…
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