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I went on a 5 mile hike with my dog yesterday and near the
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I have a 48 month old, altered male black lab, German
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Hi there, my 3yr old whippet "Jeane" Cut her back right paw
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I just noticed my dog has torn pads on two feet, one still has a flap of pad, the other doesn't. How should I treat these?… read more
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Associate Degree
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Associate Degree
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How do you treat a pad injury, particularly on the heel of
How do you treat a pad injury, particularly on the "heel" of the foot. My dog was playing outside and now his two "heels" on his front paws are bleeding slightly and appear to have abrasions.… read more
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Doctor Wes
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Doctoral Degree
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My Great Dane came home limping and I found 2 torn areas ...
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My dog was at my parents house all day, he came home ...
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Our little female border collie is just one year old.
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Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
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A Voice for Your Pet
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