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Neutering affects the behavior of male dogs by curbing undesirable sexual behavior, urine marking and aggression, which are behaviors driven by male hormones, states VCA Animal Hospitals. Castration also decreases the ch... More »

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It is generally believed that the earlier a dog is neutered, the better it is for them, and the easier it is for the dog to make a quick recovery from the surgery. Most dogs are ready to be neutered at around two months ... More »

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Signs that a dog is in pain vary depending on the dog and the cause of the pain, but they may include whining, unusually aggressive behavior and reluctance to move, according to VCA Animal Hospitals. The dog may lick the... More »

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Although the treatment varies depending on the underlying cause, the most common way to treat vomiting dogs is to withhold food and let the dog stop vomiting on its own, according to VCA Animal Hospitals. You may then fe... More »

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Splinting a dog's broken toe requires applying a dressing and padding to the surface of the injured area, placing a splint over the area to be protected, then applying more layers of bandage material, says VCA Animal Hos... More »

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The most common signs of illness in dogs are behavior changes, change in eating or drinking habits, fever, vomiting and diarrhea. Appearance changes can also signal illness. More »

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Cushing's disease is the excess secretion of hormones, such as cortisol, caused by slowly growing tumors in horses' pituitary glands, states petMD. The disease most often strikes horses over the age of 7. More »

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