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Dog Walking Using Wag! Dog Walkers | Wag!

Visit us at app.wagwalking.com/ Our Services:: Walk: wagwalking.com/dog-walking In-Home Training: wagwalking.com/dog-training Digital Training: wagwalking.com/digital-training Drop-In Visits: wagwalking.com/drop-ins Wag! Health: wagwalking.com/wag-health Pet Sitting: wagwalking.com/dog-sitting Pet Boarding: wagwalking.com/dog-boarding Pet Guides:: Pet Care Guides: wagwalking.com/care Pet Training Guides: wagwalking.com/training Dog Grooming Guides: wagwalking.com/grooming Dog Breed Guides: wagwalking.com/breed Dog Name Guides: wagwalking.com/daily/names Dog Activity Guides: wagwalking.com/activities Dog Sense Guides: wagwalking.com/daily/senses Dog Behavior Guides: wagwalking.com/daily/behavior Social Media:: Twitter: twitter.com/WagWalking Facebook: facebook.com/WagWalking Instagram: instagram.com/wag/
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Inflammation of the Paws in Dogs | Wag!

Read the full article at What are Inflammation of the Paws? Pododermatitis, or the inflammation of the paw and pad, can become painful and debilitating if it is left untreated. The diseases and disorders that can instigate this kind of swelling are many and the treatment plans may vary depending on what the cause of the discomfort is diagnosed as. Mild cases may have fewer symptoms, although excessive grooming and licking of the paws are relatively standard regardless of the cause of the disorder, however more severe cases may escalate to bleeding, sloughing of paw pads, and reluctance to stand…
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Involuntary Muscle Trembling in Cats | Wag!

Read the full article at What is Involuntary Muscle Trembling? Involuntary muscle trembling, officially known as fasciculation, describes a condition in which muscles tremble, twitch, or spasm uncontrollably. This can occur in cats and other companion animals for various reasons. Muscle trembling normally occurs in response to irritants or emotions and is not necessarily related to any medical condition. It is also possible that trembling or twitching is caused by a genetic condition and is untreatable, but not dangerous. In some cases, fasciculation occurs as a symptom of another disease or disorder. Some medical conditions that cause muscle trembling can…
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Why is My Dog Vomiting and Having Diarrhea? | Wag!

Read the full article at What is Vomiting and Having Diarrhea? Throughout a dog’s life, he will have occasional bouts of vomiting and diarrhea. Sporadic vomiting and diarrhea is typically nothing to be concerned about, and sometimes foods may not agree with your dog’s system and cause them to have an upset stomach. However, if a dog is vomiting and has diarrhea (or has one or the other) often and for extended periods of time, this could point to a more serious condition which needs to be looked at by a veterinarian. A dog can have vomiting without the diarrhea,…
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Rectal Itching in Dogs | Wag!

Read the full article at What is Rectal Itching? Rectal itching can indicate a variety of issues that could lead to more serious complications. If you feel that your furry family member is experiencing bouts of rectal itching that go on for prolonged periods of time, or that keep reoccurring, you will want to investigate the cause. An anal sac disorder or a tumor may be the problem, which are both conditions that cannot be left untreated. Rectal itching is described as periods of licking, scratching or scooting by your dog, which appear indicative of irritation or discomfort in the…
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Vaginal Discharge in Dogs | Wag!

Read the full article at What is Vaginal Discharge? Vaginal discharge is any liquid material that exits the vagina. In dogs, the appearance of additional quantities of this fluid or changes to its appearance can indicate a problem. Common types of discharge include clear and watery, bloody, mucoid, or purulent (containing pus). Each of these types of discharge can signal different conditions, such as infection, physical abnormality, trauma or reproductive issues. Schedule a visit with the veterinarian as soon as possible if you notice your dog dragging their hindquarters, licking the area or experiencing urinary incontinence. Clinically significant or abnormal…
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Intestinal Obstruction in Dogs | Wag!

Read the full article at What is Intestinal Obstruction? Intestinal obstruction in dogs refers to complete or partial blockage of fluid and food flow through the small intestines. This is fairly common in dogs as they are often indiscriminate eaters. During obstruction, blood supply to the GI tract can become compromised, leading to necrosis (death) of intestinal tissue and possible perforation. Bacteria from the bowels can spill into the abdominal cavity causing septic peritonitis. Obstruction can be deadly if not caught and treated early. Emergency surgery is often required to remove the obstruction and any dead tissue. Intestinal obstructions is…
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