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Morris Animal Foundation was established in 1948 by Dr. Mark L. Morris Sr., a visionary veterinarian who believed there was a need for a foundation that solely addressed animal health and welfare. Dr. Morris was a veterinarian, humanitarian and animal health pioneer who was one of the first veterinarians to use diet to control disease. One of Dr. Morris’s first patients was Buddy, who was among the first guide dogs

 

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Like people, dogs get bored. Like people, dogs are healthier and happier when they get exercise.Like people, dogs like to have a healthy purpose in life. Like people, dogs need ways to express their energy and have fun. TAPPING IN TO YOUR DOGS ABILITY Whether you can attribute the energy level of your dog to his breed type or to his personality, if he’s got it, he’s got to use

 

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Acupuncture is a health care system that focuses more on prevention. Along with food therapy, exercise and herbal supplements, acupuncture is one aspect of the ancient art of Traditional Chinese Veterinary Medicine (TCVM), and has been used in China for over 3000 years. To promote loving relationship between people and their four legged companions by using acupuncture and Chinese Medicine to maintain the balance of body, mind, heart and spirit ...read the full article.

 

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June speaks frankly about IVDD

When I was two years old I was diagnosed with IVDD. I didn’t even know what it was. Since then I have learned a lot and I want to share it with you all. IVDD is a debilitating and costly disease that affects dachshunds (and other breeds as well, such as (but not limited to) Corgis, Papillions, Basset Hounds and Miniature Pinschers.) IVDD is particularly prevalent in Dachshunds, an estimated

 

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Symptoms of Intervertebral Disk Disease (IVDD)

Our dogs cannot tell us what they feel through words but a responsible and compassionate  dog owner can understand what a dog feels through their body language. I know when my dogs are sad, happy, excited, bored. I know they get depressed when we pack our suitcases for a trip they cannot go on. Hopefully we can rely on our own common sense and intuition to understand when our dog

 

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