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Dog Health Problems

Dog Health Problems

72 Common Dog Health Problems to Beware of Your dog may end up suffering from any number of conditions over his lifetime, and many of them are pretty expensive to treat. We’ve ...

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Yorkshire Terrier Breed Information

Yorkshire Terrier Breed Information

Yorkshire Terrier Pet Insurance Yorkshire Terriers have an average lifespan of 12 to 16 years. This breed is susceptible to various congenital and hereditary conditions such as ...

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Glaucoma in Dogs

Glaucoma in Dogs

Canine Glaucoma Treatment Cost: $75-$1,500 What is Glaucoma in Dogs?  Glaucoma is an ocular condition caused by the increase of the pressure inside the eye. It is a frequent ...

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Pyometra in Dogs

Pyometra in Dogs

Pyometra Cost of Treatment: $1200 - $2800 What is Pyometra in Dogs?  Pyometra is an infection of the uterus, one of the reproductive organs of a female dog. This infection is ...

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Acetaminophen Toxicity in Dogs

Acetaminophen Toxicity in Dogs

Cost of Treatment: $200 to $1,500 What is Acetaminophen Toxicity in Dogs? Acetaminophen is a common over-the-counter anti-fever and pain medication used by humans—this is the ...

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Hydrocephalus in Dogs

Hydrocephalus in Dogs

Cost of Treatment: $5,000 to $10,000 What is Hydrocephalus in Dogs?  The word hydrocephalus means water in the brain. It is an expansion or abnormal dilation of the ventricular ...

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Portosystemic Shunts in Dogs

Portosystemic Shunts in Dogs

Cost of Treatment: $2,500 to $8,000 What are Portosystemic Shunts in Dogs? A portosystemic shunt or liver shunt is a health condition where the blood by-passes the liver ...

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Boxer Breed Information

Boxer Breed Information

Breed Function:Guarding CompanionLife span: 12 - 14 yearsAverage Size:Females: 21 to 23.5 inches Males: 22.5 to 25 inchesAverage Weight:...

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Renal Failure in Dogs

Renal Failure in Dogs

Cost of Treatment: $400 - $3,000 What is Renal Failure in Dogs? The principal organs of the renal system are the kidneys, which are in charge of filtering the blood to remove ...

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Leptospirosis in Dogs

Leptospirosis in Dogs

Cost of Treatment: $500 - $1,500 What is Leptospirosis in Dogs? Leptospirosis is a bacterial disease that can affect dogs, humans, rodents and many other mammals. Leptospirosis ...

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