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Dog Surgery And Recovery

Knowing the symptoms of dog bloat could actually save your dog's life -- because bloat comes on quickly and can kill a dog within hours if left untreated. Here's what you need to know about the signs of bloat in dogs, risk factors that predispose your dog to getting bloat, and tips for preventing bloat in dogs.

Is pet insurance a good idea or not? Well, maybe. But I can make a case for simply having a pet health savings account instead. Here's what you need to know about pet health insurance, pet insurance companies, and tips before you buy dog health insurance.

Vet visits are the most expensive aspect of owning a dog. Pet health insurance helps with everything from annual vet visits to surgeries & other emergencies

My dog has cancer. Here's some dog cancer information to help you cope with your dog's diagnosis of cancer, plus the best dog cancer treatment options I've found.


A dog can still get deadly heartworms even if the dog is on a preventative. If you're like me, you still keep your dog on heartworm treatment year round for the following reasons.


Here's what you need to know -- and DO -- if you think your dog has had a seizure. Plus, some videos of dogs having seizures so you can see that dogs typically come out of seizures just fine -- even though the dog seizure itself can seem quite violent and scary.

In case you're wondering if you can give your dog some of antibiotics that you happen to have leftover from an earlier illness, here's what you need to know. Plus, some tips for giving your dog human supplements like glucosamine, chondroitin, and fish oil.

My dog ate river stones and 2 of them got stuck in his intestines! He survived the operation, and my wallet survived the $1000 bill. Here's what you should do if you think your dog ate some rocks, stones, or pebbles.

We paid $2,500 for our dog's TPLO surgery to repair a torn ACL in his knee. Actually they replaced the ligament and cartlidge from our dog's knee with a metal plate and 6 screws. Here's how it went for us.