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Degenerative Disc Disease: Symptoms, Causes and Treatment

Degenerative disc disease or DDD is a condition wherein pain and numbness are felt from a degenerated disc in the spine. The degeneration of the disc occurs normally as we age. Spinal discs are soft, compressible interlocking bones. These discs make up the spine. They absorb shock for the spine by bending, twisting or flexing. As the tissues within the …

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Treating Scabies

Scabies is a highly contagious skin infection caused by the Sarcoptes scabiei mites. The mites burrow themselves into the skin. This causes intense itchiness and triggers an allergic response. Scabies is transmitted through skin to skin contact. Although it’s not classified as a sexually transmitted disease, scabies is common among sexually active individuals. Scabies Signs and Symptoms The telltale signs …

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Top 8 Signs of Cancer in Dogs and Cats

It shouldn’t be a surprise that our pets may develop the same diseases we do. Like us, they are mammals and warm-blooded creatures. We share many similarities in body organs and function. Health problems like obesity, cataracts, urinary tract infections, and diabetes are no stranger to them. But the scariest illness our pets can get is cancer. Cancer is the …

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What to Do if Your Dog Ate Chocolate?

Chocolates are great! They come in all kinds of flavor and is often available anywhere. For us humans, chocolates are the best way to give ourselves some treat but for animals like your dog, chocolates can be poisonous if ingested. That is why you should never give dogs large amounts of chocolates. It is a fact that dogs should not …

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Symptoms of Intestinal Blockage in Dogs

Dogs are naturally curious and playful and sometimes, this curiosity and playfulness gets them into trouble. Most of the times the trouble they are in are not always life-threatening but there are also times when their curiosity can get the best of them. In some cases, intestinal blocking results in this situation and if you are suspecting that your dog …

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