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Ron Hines DVM PhD




At What Age Should I Spay Or Neuter My Dog?  

 Thoughts On Choosing The Right Pet    

 Thoughts On Choosing The Right Dog Food – What Should I Feed My Dog?  

Things To Consider When Choosing A Family Dog

Separation Anxiety In Your Dog

Training Your New Puppy 

Hair loss – Some Common Reasons Dog’s Lose Their Hair 

Anal Sac Problems In Your Dog – Why Is My Dog Scooting?

Cataracts In Your Dog’s Eyes 

Tapeworm In Your Dog And What To Do About Them

Sarcoptic Mange In Your Dog – Scabies 

 Heartworms In Your Dog – What To Do When Your Dog Has Heartworms 

Are Some Heartworms Resistant To My Dog’s Monthly Heartworm Medicine?

 All About Intestinal Parasites In Your Dog 

Dealing With Joint And Back Pain In Your Older Dog

  Dealing With Arthritis In Your Older Dog

The Special Needs Of Older Dogs Caring For Your Elderly Canine

  Dental Problems In Your Dog, Cat Or Ferret 

    Dealing With Ear Problems In Your Dog – Otitis Externa 1 

Dealing With Ear Problems In Your Dog – Otitis Externa 2

Ear Hematoma In Your Dog

 Ear Surgery For Your Dog – Chronic Otitis Ear Infections

What To Do When Your dog Is Aggressive, Growls Or Bites 

  Canine Bad Behavior – What To Do When Your Dog Is Aggressive With Children

 Kidney Disease In Your Dog – An Older Article

 Care For Your Hypothyroid Dog 

 Medications That Can Influence Your Dog’s Thyroid Test Results 

Cushing’s Disease In Your Dog – Hyperadrenocorticism

Hip Surgery In Your Dog Or Cat A Femoral Head Osteotomy (FHO) Or A New Replacement Hip?

Knee Injuries in Your Dog ACL Anterior Cruciate Ligament Problems -Their Repair And Treatment

Knee Problems In Your Dog – Patellar Luxation – Popping Kneecaps

  Bladder And Kidney Stones In Your Dog – An Older Article


Struvite Bladder & Kidney Stones In Your Dog

  Why Is My Dog Itching & Scratching Itself? Allergies In Your Pet

Why Is My Dog Sneezing?

Why Is My Dog Coughing? 

Why Is My Dog Vomiting?

Why Does My Dog Have Diarrhea?  

Cancer In Your Dog And How To Face It

 Fleas And Ticks On Your Dog And What To Do

 Memory Loss In Your Dog – CDS, CCDS, Dementia “Doggie Alzheimer’s”

Ten Ways To Have A Good Relationship With Your Veterinarian

How Often should My Dog Receive VaccinationsAn Old Article, Go Here Instead

 Addison’s Disease In Your Dog – Treating Hypoadrenocorticism

 Tooth And Mouth Care For Your Dog

   Acral Dermatitis – Lick Granuloma

Why Is My Dog Licking Its paws So Much?

Pancreatitis In Your Dog

 Ringworm In Your Dog

Some Reasons Why Your Dog Might Be Anemic

Why Is My Dog Limping?

  Pain Control In Your Dog

Corneal Ulcers On Your Dog’s Eye

 Grieving and Pet Loss – Coping With The Death Of A Loved Dog Or Cat

Planning For A New Pet 

Why Does My Dog have Bad Breath, And What Can I Do About It?

 Bottle Feeding Your Orphan Puppies  

 The Stages of Canine Labor – When Your Dog Is About To Give Birth 

 Caring For Your Pregnant Dog    

Hepatitis In Your Dog

All About Lyme Disease In Your Dog – When Your Dog Tests Lyme Positive  

  Anesthesia – When Your Dog Needs Surgery  

Antifreeze And Other Toxic Products That Contain Ethylene Or Diethylene Glycol

     When Your Dog Has Diabetes – Caring For Your Diabetic Dog

  Tick Transmitted Diseases In Your Dog – Babesia, Ehrlichia, Anaplasma

Introducing Your Dog To the New Baby In Your Life

 Retained Testicle Or Cryptorchidism In Your Dog 

  Kidney Disease In Your Dog 

Hernias In Your DogUmbilical, Inguinal, Perineal And diaphragmatic Hernias

When Gastric Dilatation, Volvulus Or Simple Bloat Strikes Your Dog

Heart Disease In Your Dog Find links here to specific forms of heart disease in your dog

 Tooth-Related Abscess On Your Dog’s Face – The Carnassial Tooth Your Dog’s Fourth Upper Premolar

  Chronic Digestive Problems In Your Dog – IBD  

Diseases We Can Catch From Our Pets –  Zoonotic Illnesses Of Dogs, Cats And Other Pets  

   Epilepsy And Seizures In Your Dog

   Pexion® Imepitoin – Another Medication Option For Epileptic Dogs

   Dog owner experience with Levetiracetam (Keppra®)

  NeuroCare® -Purina’s High MCT Diet Might Help Your Epileptic (or forgetful) Dog 

  Canine Distemper And Your Dog – CDV 

  Leptospirosis In Your Dog How Dogs Catch It, How Vets Try To Cure it How We Can Prevent It  


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