All posts by Deva Khalsa VMD

Villains In Vaccines

When I entered veterinary school in 1976, parvovirus disease in dogs didn’t exist. No dogs were presented to the University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine (UPSVM) infected with parvovirus

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The Itch Fix – Heal Your Dog’s Itchy Allergy Symptoms

As a child your mother might have told you to stop scratching your mosquito bite as it would only make it worse. It all comes down to the body’s histamine response. It’s a vicious cycle as scratching

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Why I Wouldn’t Give My Dog Apoquel

Does your dog have allergies? If so, your conventional veterinarian may offer you a new allergy drug called Apoquel®. It’s being touted as “a fast-acting and safe treatment for the control of acute

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Fish Oil For Dogs – The Good, The Bad And The Ugly

Dogs require two types of essential fatty acids for healthy development and maintenance of their cardiovascular and nervous systems: Omega-3 and Omega-6. While Omega-6 fatty acids are plentiful in a dog’s

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