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Lymphatic System and Diseases in Dogs | Hemopet

Lymphatic System and Diseases in Dogs

The lymphatic system plays an important regulatory and functional role in all our bodies and in those of our companion and livestock animals, birds, fish and even reptiles. Recent cases examples in humans, involved: different court verdicts that sided with two plaintiffs who both developed non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma after using glyphosate (Roundup TM), a popular weed…

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How Pets Are Affected by Climate Change

How Pets Are Affected by Climate Change

Over the past several years, the earth has experienced extreme weather patterns from heat to cold, hurricanes to flooding, and tsunamis to snowfalls. While many of us are learning to adapt to the immediate emergencies, such as rescuing people and companion pets from flooded houses, we need to consider the health effects caused by these…

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Tank's Story NutriScan Case Study

Tank’s Story: NutriScan Case Study

Name: TankBreed: Pit BullAge: 2.5 years oldSex: Male Before NutriScan Tank had stomach issues such as loose stools since he was 8 weeks old. Additionally, he had recurring ear infections and rashes that turned into bacterial skin infections from scratching. Tank’s blood panels were inconclusive. He was on a grain-free food which seemed to help…

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The Importance of Picking Up After Your Pet

The Importance of Picking Up After Your Pet

Ahh…Spring! For much of North America, the record snowfall, rain and flooding have left many of us feeling battle-worn. So, while spring brings renewal and revitalization, will be facing the specter of excessive pet waste, as the winter grounds thaw around us and even in our backyards! No matter what the conditions are outside –…

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Strokes in Dogs and Cats

Strokes in Dogs and Cats

With the untimely passing of actor Luke Perry, awareness of strokes came into the spotlight. Can dogs and cats have strokes? Yes; they can. Here’s what you need to know. Types Just like humans, dogs and cats can have one of two types of stroke: ischemic or hemmorhagic. IschemicIschemic strokes are caused by a blood…

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Steve Brown Discusses Vitamin D Toxicity in Pet Foods

Steve Brown Discusses Vitamin D Toxicities in Pet Food

For the past few weeks, Hemopet has been trying to understand how toxic levels of vitamin D ended up in pet food. What appeared odd was that these excesses happened with two different types of pet foods – kibbles and canned – that were manufactured in different plants and affected various brands. Indeed, the processing…

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Are the Alternatives to BPA Safer?

Are the Alternatives to BPA Safer?

When researchers set up experiments, they include a control group and an experimental group. Sometimes with these studies, the outcomes are serendipitous and the researchers learn something new. This has happened twice in the past couple of years regarding bisphenol A (BPA) experiments. We summarize these experiments and give tips to empower you to protect…

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