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Ask a Vet: How to Stop a Dog From Shedding Excessively?

Many dog owners dream of a magic pill meant to stop a dog from shedding excessively. It's unfortunate, but until that pill is invented, all that is left is left to do is investigate why a dog may be shedding excessively. Veterinarian Dr. Ivana shares reasons why dogs shed and what you can do about this "hairy situation."

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Why Does My Dog Limp When it's Cold?

If your dog limps when it's cold, you may be wondering whether winter weather impacts your canine companion's mobility as much as it does to people. After all, it's a known fact that arthritis tends to get worse as the cold weather is around the corner, so why shouldn't it be the same for dogs?

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Ask a Vet: Are Anesthesia-Free Dental Cleanings For Dogs Safe?

Many dog owners wonder whether anesthesia-free dental cleanings are safe for dogs. As tempting as it can be to have dogs undergo a dental cleaning without "going under," there are several considerations that dog owners should be aware of. Veterinarian Dr. Eric Weiner shares differences between non-anesthetic and anesthetic dentals for dogs.