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Reduce Your Dachshund’s High Risk of Back Injury

~ by Nomi Berger As a breed, Dachshunds are highly prone to back problems. While the most common site is the thoracolumbar spine, the neck and cervical spine can also be affected. Known as Intervertebral Disc Disease, it involves an intervertebral disc that either protrudes to some degree or has prolapsed completely, resulting in compression of the spinal cord, causing acute pain and/or neurological

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Five Benefits of Adopting an ESA Dog

~ written and submitted by Brad Smith If you need emotional support and are considering getting a dog for it, you may be thinking about buying a dog from a breeder or pet store.  However, before you do that, you should think about adopting an emotional support animal from the shelter. Although breeder or pet store canines may seem the more luxurious and advantageous

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“GO ORANGE FOR ANIMALS” IN APRIL

~ by Nomi Berger The Ontario SPCA provides front line protection for animals across Ontario by responding to nearly 16,000 animal cruelty complaints each year as well as rescuing untold numbers of injured, abandoned and abused animals. And so, with their American counterpart, the ASCPA, they have designated April “Prevention of Cruelty to Animals” Month. A month during which everyone is encouraged to “Go

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