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10 Dog and Cat Animal Idioms (and Their Intriguing Origins)

10 Dog and Cat Animal Idioms (and Their Intriguing Origins)

Even if you’re not the type who speaks in riddles, rhymes and idioms, you’re surely aware of some of the fun animal phrases kicking around the English language. What’s even more ...

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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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Learn 5 Training Commands to Save Your Dog’s Life

Learn 5 Training Commands to Save Your Dog’s Life

Imagine how you would feel if your dog ran into a busy street, ignoring your calls because he or she didn’t understand what you were trying to communicate?Obedience training ...

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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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Cancer in Dogs

Cancer in Dogs

Cancer in Dogs Treatment Cost: $5,150 to $20,000 How Does Cancer Affect Dogs?  Unlike many other pets, dogs can suffer to the same types of cancers that humans get. Canines ...

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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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Brucellosis in Dogs

Brucellosis in Dogs

Brucellosis in Dogs Treatment Cost: $55 to $125 What is Canine Brucellosis?  Brucellosis refers to a type of bacteria that typically infects the lymphatic system and genitals, ...

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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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