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Addison’s disease
D2005-07

Adoption D2007-40

Allergies: Scroll down to "Skin & hair"

Anal sac disease D2003-16

Anaplasmosis D2008-51

Anatomy & physiology

Back, neck & spine disease

Backpacking with your dog D2010-15

Bedbugs D2010-47

Behavior

Bone & joint disease

Blood diseases D2003-41, D2006-12

Breeds & puppies

Cancer

Careers & animal advocacy

Cars and trucks

Chaining/tethering D2005-06, D2007-07

Collars and harnesses

Cost of health care D2004-50

Crating & kenneling D2010-03

Cropping ears, docking tails & amputating dewclaws D2002-05, D2008-48, D2009-17

Cushing’s disease (hyperadrenocorticism)

Death D2002-09, D2005-18, D2005-50, D2008-16

Degenerative myelopathy D2010-23

Deterrents D2004-13, D2006-02

Diabetes

DNA testing of mixed-breed dogs D2008-41

Dog door D2004-35

Domestic violence D2003-43, D2005-14

Dreams & REM sleep D2007-37

Ears & hearing

Emergencies & disasters

Exercise-induced collapse in retrievers D2010-09

Eyes & vision

Fleas D2005-19, D2006-51, D2010-32

Food & feeding

Footpad corns D2010-31

Gift ideas for dog D2009-14

Grass D2003-33, D2003-38, D2009-01

Grooming D2007-52

Head tremor syndrome D2007-36

Health certificate D2010-37

Heart disease

Heartworms

Heat D2003-19, D2009-34, D2010-20

Heated water bowl D2006-52

Human health

Hyperparathyroidism D2007-04

Hypothyroidism D2002-16, D2004-05, D2010-25

Identification tags & microchips (also see Collars & harnesses)

Infections in therapy dogs D2009-23

Influenza D2005-40

Injury and convalescence: keeping dog quiet but happy D2010-19

Insulinoma C2010-43

Intestinal parasites

Kidney disease: see Urinary tract disease

Laboratory tests

Leptospirosis D2010-44

Licking human's face (hazards/safety) D2010-49

Liver disease D2002-02, D2004-26, D2006-27, D2006-47

Lyme disease D2003-23, D2010-24

Medications

Megaesophagus D2011-03

Movies D2004-41

Nails D2008-21, D2009-29

Nose and sense of smell D2003-15, D2003-42, D2004-07

Oversight board D2007-19

Overweight D2002-13, D2008-15, D2010-51

Oxygen masks for fires D2005-29

Pain D2006-26, D2007-28, D2008-14, D2010-06

Pancreatitis D2007-47, D2008-46, D2009-19

Parvo virus D2008-24

Petting zoos/animal fairs/live nativity D2008-50

Plants safe for pets D2007-20

Poison ivy D2006-25, D2009-25

Rabies D2003-30, D2008-39

Respiratory disease

Resvantage/resveratrol D2010-21

Scooping poop (getting others to...) D2009-13

Seizures & medications

Skin & hair

Skunk remedies D2004-29

Sleep apnea D2010-05

Sleeping on human's bed D2008-52

Snake bites D2005-39

Sterilization

Stomach & intestinal disease

Stroke D2007-23

Teeth & gums

Ticks D2003-13, D2003-17, D2005-19

Toxicity/safety

Training

Travel

Twins D2005-26

Urinary tract disease

Vaccinations D2007-01

Wellness exams D2007-43, D2007-22

West Nile virus D2004-15

Wills and pet trusts D2009-47

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