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Dog health is a subject near and dear to every dog owner's heart. Owners strive to care for their dogs as well as they care for their children, so they need all the good information they can get. Be advised that the information presented here isn't meant to replace professional veterinary care.

Important Health Care Topics

This category covers a variety of health-related issues. The following topics are good places to begin.

  • You may know that it's good to brush your dog's teeth to keep them clean, but did you know that the condition of your pet's teeth could affect his heart? Learn what can happen when a gum infection is left untreated.
  • Veterinary care is one of the most important components of keeping a dog healthy. Learn more about the kind of routine care every dog should receive in order to preserve good health, including vaccinations and flea, tick and heartworm prevention.
  • You'll also find articles about numerous canine ailments, such as heart murmurs, epilepsy, hip dysplasia, and more. The information in these articles can help you learn more about your dog's condition or may help you recognize the symptoms of a particular disease.
  • Toxic items within your pet's reach can put his life in danger. Learn about the dangers of chocolate and get a list of plants that are potentially hazardous to your pet.

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Dog health is very important and an ever-evolving topic, so you need to arm yourself with all the knowledge you need. Use the information you find here as a starting point, and work together with your vet to help your pet live the happiest and healthiest life possible.

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