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I’m not a boater, but my experiences in vet emergency and surgery inform my recommendations about keeping dogs safe on a boat. I have seen dogs with salt water intoxication, dehydration, sunburn and heat stroke in addition to traumatic injuries.
We are beginning to understand the health benefits conferred in sterilization procedures in dogs that allow retention of the gonads, which is commonly referred to as tubal ligation and vasectomy.
One of the most common problems of pets is for weight loss. The reason for this is almost any disease process can result in loss of weight, for one reason or another.