All posts by Deva Khalsa VMD

Battlefield Gut: The War Wages On

Irritable Bowel Disease can be viewed as a battleground in the gut, where the body’s immune response struggles to defeat the invading armies of foreign substances. Irritable Bowel Disease (IBD) is no

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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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Itchy Dog? Heal Your Dog’s Itchy Allergy Symptoms Fast

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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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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