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My dog keeps scratching. Why and what can I do about it?

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My dog keeps scratching. Why and what can I do about it?
Skin itchiness is a very common complaint in dogs. There are several conditions that can lead to skin itchiness like skin allergy, skin infection, parasites. 

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What common foods are poisonous to my dog?

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What common foods are poisonous to my dog?

Most people know that chocolate is poisonous to dogs. It contains a compound called theobromine, and with a large enough dose, this chemical can cause seizures, coma, and even death in dogs. 

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Symptoms of chocolate poisoning in dogs

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Symptoms of chocolate poisoning in dogs
We've had many people ask us if chocolate is really that toxic for dogs. Isn't there a little bit of wiggle room? The blatant answer is that chocolate should NEVER be consumed by dogs, no matter what! Not even on special occasions like their birthday or on Easter.  

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Why do dogs eat poop?

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Why do dogs eat poop?

There are lots of theories out there as to why they seem to enjoy this disgusting pastime, but the most widely accepted is that they’re trying to reclaim digested protein.

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Canine Parvovirus Vaccine, Symptoms, and Treatment

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Canine Parvovirus Vaccine, Symptoms, and Treatment
What to know about the parvo vaccine for dogs or puppies, the symptoms of parvovirus, and how to treat infected dogs.

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