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Addison's Disease in Dogs - hypoadrenocorticism, a condition with lower than normal hormore production, and more onAddison's Disease
Anal Sac Discomfort or Scooting and more on
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Anesthesia - Hip Dysplasia - Lyme Disease - Heartworm - and
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Artificial Insemination - story of a French Bulldog and her puppies
Autoimmune Diseases - and how the immune system functions, and another look at autoimmune disease in dogs
Autoimmune Thyroiditis - common cause of hypothyroidism in dogs
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Bloat or Gastric Dilation - signs and symptoms, plus links
Bloat - the Mother of All Emergencies
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Bloat Research & Notes - from Purdue's veterinary school, including
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Canine Heat Exhaustion - prevention for canine athletes, pets
Canine Parvovirus - in-depth information center,
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Canine Thyroid Registry - addressing autoimmune thyroiditis

Cruciate Ligament Rupture - and treatment
Cushing's Disease in Dogs - or hyperadrenocorticism, the overproduction of the hormone cortisol, and more on
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Dental Care for Dogs
Dental Health - plus vaccinations, more
Dermatology - itchy skin, allergies and more in dogs
De-skunking Remedy - and those that don't work
Diabetes - definition, treatment, and more on diabetes
Dilated Cardiomyopathy - a disease of the heart muscle
Distemper FAQ - from AVMA
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Early Spay/Neuter can be done as early as 8 weeks, and can be used by breeders for pet puppies and by humane society adoption programs
E-coli Food Poisoning Diseases in Dogs, Humans
Epilepsy in Dogs - and Treatment of Canine Epilepsy
Epilepsy and Seizure and Epilepsy in Dogs FAQ - an in-depth look plus a resource page on
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Eye Diseases in Dogs Part 1
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Flea & Tick Control - click for treatment info
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Heartworm Disease FAQ - from AVMA, and Heartworm Disease - an article from the Dog Owner's Guide
Heartworm Treatment - new medication, Immiticide
Heart Valve Malfunction - mitral insufficiency
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Herpes Infection & Stress & Infertility
Hip Dysplasia - reducing its frequency: a progress update
Hip Dysplasia: Facts & Myths - information from recent research provided by the Orthopedic Foundation For Animals, Inc.
Hip Dysplasia & Puppies - a look at joint laxity and stress radiography from the Orthopedic Foundation For Animals, Inc.
How do you care for a Whippet? - the breed's special needs
Hyperthyroidism & Hypothyroidism - from VetInfo
Hyperthyroidism and more on Thyroid Problems 
Hypothyroidism or low production of the thyroid hormone in dogs, and another look at hypothroidism
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Immune System & Disease Resistance - by W. Jean Dodds, DVM
Intervertebral Disk Disease
Kennel Cough

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Luxating Patella - or slipping kneecap in dogs
Lyme Disease - carried by ticks, and more on
Lyme Disease
Lymphoma - or lymphosarcoma, a type of cancer 
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Mange - from the Dog Owner's Guide
Neutering Dogs Early - benefits and possible adverse effects, and more on
Early Sterilization Programs or ESP
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Oral Diseases in Dogs
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Pannus - an eye disease
Parasites in Dogs
Parvo Virus - a helpful overview of the origin of this disease, how it spreads and prevention with vaccination
Poisons - Common Small Animal Poisons, from AVMA
Poisoning Prevention - Prevention of small-animal poisonings
Poisoning Treatments - what to do for a poisoned animal
Rabies and more on Rabies
Reproductive Problems - in bitches
Runt of the Litter - a discussion of possible causes for the smaller pup
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Salmon Poisoning Disease - caused not by the fish but by an organism carried in raw fish
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Tick Diseases in Dogs - a helpful FAQ

Urinary Stone Forming - in Dalmatians and Other Dogs
Vaccination Schedule - for puppies, dogs and another recommended
schedule for vaccinations
Vaccinations - are boosters needed annually? and other Q&A
von Willebrand’s disease - cloning of human gene leads to a
breakthrough genetic discovery on this disease in dogs
West Nile Virus - only one death from this disease known in dogs, and a set of FAQ on protecting pets from the disease
Yeast Infection - Malassezia dermatitis

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The Encyclopedia of Canine Veterinary Medical
- many entries from Addison's Disease through White Dog Shaker Syndrome

Pet Education on Dogs - covering behavior, diseases, first aid, parasites, feeding and nutrition, with articles by veterinarians

Pet Health Library: articles from acupuncture through worms and dogs

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Alternative Veterinary Medicine - complementary, alternative and holistic veterinary medicine resource
American Canine Sports Medicine Association
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Animal Diseases
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Articles on Dogs' Health - from chocolate to canine skin allergies to tapeworms and more
Ask the Vet - Dr. Chris Catena currently answers questions about dogs and their health, with archive of columns by Dr. Catena and earlier by Dr. Mark Cole, from Dogs Dogs Dogs! in Toronto
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Ask a Vet - Dr. Jeff Werber answers questions, with sample replies shown plus an Ask a Vet Archive  
Ask the Vet with sample Q&A plus many dog questions & answers
Ask Our Vet - Dr. Susan Neary answers questions each month, with an archive on topics from accupuncture to West Nile Virus
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Canine Athlete - Conditioning
Canine Health Articles
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Care for Pets - from the AVMA 
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Dog Health in the Yahoo Directory
Dog Health in the Open Directory Project

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Dog Health Information
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Dog Health Information
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Dog disease, health - in Dog Owner's Guide Index
Dog Health Spa - articles on health, breeding, genetics
Dr. Roen's Weekly Vet Column
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Emergency Elizabethan Collar
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FDA Veterinarian Newsletter Online
- a wealth of information on drugs and food for dogs, animals generally
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Health Links - from NetPets
Health News - articles on leptospirosis vaccinations, rabies update,
much more, from Kansas State University
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National Animal Poison Control Center - help for poisoned dogs
NetVet Veterinary Directories - general directories, veterinary college directories and listing of veterinarians with websites  
Pet Care & Health Columns - with big collection of dog articles, from the University of Illinois College of Veterinary Medicine
Pet Center - more than 200 articles on dog health
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Pet Education - Dogs - from practicing veterinarians
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Pet Health Topics - including dog diseases and problems, with video, from Washington State University College of Veterinary Medicine
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Veterinary Information Service: Canine - from canine puppy stangles
to pannus to canine lymphoma
Veterinary Resources Online - helpful links
Veterinary Links & More - from Sarah's Vet Page
Veterinary Medicine Resources - from NetVet
Veterinary Medicine Schools - in Canada and the United States - use the interactive map to find vet schools
VetInfo - including dog and cat sections
Virtual Veterinary Center - listings of databases, dictionaries, journals, veterinary fields, veterinary schools with instructional materials online, more, from Martindale's

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Building a Balanced Diet and Dog Nutrition and Diet & More
and Building Blocks of Canine Fitness - from Dog Owner's Guide
Dog Food Analysis: Part One - Label Info --
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Dog Food Costs - Premium & Economy Food Compared 
Electrolyte Solutions For Dogs - by Kurt Matushek, DVM, MS

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FDA Center for Veterinary Medicine
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distribution of food additives, drugs given to animals

FDA CVM Specific Subjects Index
FDA Veterinarian Newsletter Online
- a wealth of information on drugs and food for dogs, animals generally
Feeding Canine Athletes - tips from Philip W. Toll, DVM, M.S. and Arleigh J. Reynolds, DVM, Ph.D.
Feeding the Canine Athlete
- focusing on long-distance sled dogs who consume 12,000 calories per day while working 
Feeding the Canine Athlete for Optiumum Performance
Feeding and Watering Working Sled Dogs - from Mush with P.R.I.D.E.
Fish as Food for Working Sled Dogs
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No-No Foods - what not to feed your dog, including chocolate
Nutrition & Skeleton Development in Young Dogs
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Nutrition Links -
Pet Food & Animal Nutrition - articles on different needs for difference sizes and types of dogs, proteins,
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Six Basic Groups of Nutrients -
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What's Really in Pet Food - an
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Achieving Genetic Health by J.J. Bragg
Canine Coat Color - emphasizing Borzoi colors, by Bonnie Dalzell

Canine Diversity Project - FIVEstar-red.gif (881 bytes)SITE on genetics in domestic
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Canine Eye Registration Foundation
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Canine Genetics & Health Links
Cloning Dogs - Missyplicity dog cloning project
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Dog Genome Project
Eliminating Genetic Diseases in Dogs - A Buyer's Perspective,
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Genetic Diseases - understand true genetic diseases
Genetic Studies Put Dog Origins in Asia
Genetics of Coat Color in Dogs
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Genetics of Dog Behavior - canine genes shaped by human interplay
Genetics of Herding, Blue Eyes, Merle Coat - The Name of the Game is Genetics, by Megan Capon
Genetics Links for Dogs - at the Open Directory Project 
Genetics Primer for Dog Breeders
Guide to Congenital and Heritable Disorders in Dogs
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Hemophilia in German Shepherds - a genetic disease
Institute for Genetic Disease Control in Animals - Davis, California, now focusing on eyes and cancer, and more about the origins and aims of the Institute's Open Disease Registry
Orthopedic Foundation for Animals - registry for 11 canine genetic and orthopedic diseases from hip dysplasia to thyroid to PRA
Principles of Genetics I - by D.H. "Denny" Crews, Jr., Ph.D.
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Schnauzer Health & Genetics
Select against Genetic Diseases with Knowledge
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Think Twice Before Breeding Your Dog
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