Posts with tag University of Wisconsin-Madison School of Veterinary Medicine

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Is Your Dog’s Heart ‘Talking’ to You?

All kinds of health conditions can affect our dogs, from treatment-defying cancer to patience-testing dermatitis to nobody-to-blame-but-myself parasites. But somehow, when the heart is involved, it strikes us to our core. So, we thought we’d take a look at one of the more troubling potential signs of heart problems – murmurs. It’s one of those… read more

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Allergy Drops Are Easier to Administer and Work Better in Some Dogs

Dog owners who take their dogs into the veterinary clinic for an anti-allergy shot every other week may not know that there is another option – drops that are placed under the dog’s tongue. A recent study of 217 dogs with skin allergies to mold, house dust and pollen has shown that the drops, placed under… read more