Otitis, inflammatory disease of the ear, is one of the most common diagnoses made in small-animal veterinary medicine. Symptoms include shaking the head, pawing at or rubbing the ears, pain around the ears and odor from the ears.
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Noticing increased thirst in dogs can be concerning for many dog parents. It is easy to wonder if this is just a variation of normal or a sign something is wrong. To help answer those questions, integrative veterinarian Dr. Julie Buzby explains how to know if your dog is drinking too much water and discusses five common causes of increased thirst.
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Osteoarthritis in dogs can be a common affliction of our grey-muzzled companions. Integrative veterinarian Dr. Julie Buzby explains what osteoarthritis is, how it is diagnosed, and the many options available for helping your senior pup live as long and comfortable a life as possible with osteoarthritis.