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Pet Health Overview

Pet Health

The content in this tab of the website is designed for use by pet owners in their home care for their animals. The information is derived from the professional-focused Merck Veterinary Manual. Basic, and some medical, information for owners is covered, as well as special subjects such as emergencies and pain management. A User Guide helps readers best understand and navigate this content, and a Glossary is available for term definition.

The information is written by experts, but owners should consult their veterinarian when making care decisions for their pets.

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Vet Student Stories

The Story of Honey: A Heartworm-Positive Dog
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The Story of Honey: A Heartworm-Positive Dog

This story has been shared with owner’s permission. Heartworm disease is a preventable disease caused by the larva Dirofilaria immitis, but it could be fatal if not treated. In the past months... Shared.More
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Canine Influenza What is it?
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