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Canine Parvovirus Then And Now

When my best friend, Tom, I were junior students at Auburn University’s College of Veterinary Medicine, his dog became very ill. She stopped eating, began vomiting and had a horrible bloody diarrhea. Her doctors treated her the best they could…

“All His Shots”

All his shots. It’s a favorite phrase of American pet owners, but what, exactly, does it mean? Literally speaking, there is no such thing as all his shots. Even if one follows the not-recommended schedule of vaccinating every other year…

Hemorrhagic GastroEnteritis In Dogs

Hemorrhagic GastroEnteritis. Even the name sounds scary. Indeed, the syndrome is a dangerous one. HGE, as it is commonly called, is a condition most commonly seen in dogs. Its clinical signs include loss of appetite, vomiting, fever, and the hallmark…