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What to Expect When Your Dog is Expecting

The birth of new puppies is an exciting time for your family. To ensure that your dog has a healthy pregnancy and birth, you need to understand the female reproductive, the gestation and labor stages, and how to care for your dog. What Are the Stages of the Female Reproductive […]

Ursodiol For Dogs

Treating Your Dog with Ursodiol: What You Must Know

Ursodiol is a hydrophilic bile acid that occurs naturally in the body. It is used in the treatment of liver diseases such as chronic hepatitis, primary sclerosing cholangitis, and non-alcoholic fatty liver disease. It is also a common prescription as a gallstone dissolving agent. It was designed to help people […]

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Down Syndrome Dogs: The Impossible or Possible?

What is Down Syndrome?  Down syndrome results when the 21st pair of chromosomes suddenly has three copies instead of two containing the genetic information, according to Genetics Home Reference. Generally, an embryo could not survive when an error like this occurs, but chromosome 21 is rather tiny. As a result, the […]