Dr. Katherine Baldwin VetMed, CertAVP, MRCVS

Katherine qualified from the Royal Veterinary College, London, in 2010. She started her professional life in mixed practice, working across small animal, farm, and equine sectors. She spent seven years working in a busy, 24-hour small animal hospital in Cambridgeshire, providing routine and emergency care. Her professional interests are in medical workups, oncology, and ultrasonography. She is passionate about client education and empowering pet owners with the knowledge to improve patient welfare and access to veterinary services.

Katherine Baldwin
Dog throwing up green bile with grass on sidewalk.

Dog Vomit Color Guide: What Does Your Dog’s Vomit Says About Their Health?

What do your dog’s vomiting habits say about their overall health? Find out what color your dog’s vomit should be and why the color and consistency matter.

Our canine friends vomit from time to time – it’s practically a given when you’re a pet parent that, at some point, you will be cleaning up after them. There are endless reasons why our dogs may get sick, and it’s not surprising when we see what habits they have at times. But is it possible to tell why they’re vomiting from the color of their vomit? A dog vomit color guide may be helpful for you to know when you need to worry about your furry best friend.

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Dog itching (Caption: Dog Itching Relief)

Dog Itching Relief & Home Remedies For Dog Allergies

Dogs love a good scratch, but excessive itching can be a sign of an underlying allergy or skin condition. It’s possible to spot the signs of irritation caused by skin conditions and manage some of them at home so your dog can get back to his fun-loving antics faster. We’ll help you know how to help give your pup some itch relief and when it’s time to see your veterinarian.

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Folliculitis In Dogs: Symptoms, Treatment & Prevention

Folliculitis is a common skin condition in dogs. Folliculitis means ‘inflammation of the hair follicle,’ and it has a variety of causes, most of which require veterinary treatment. Inflammation of the hair follicle can lead to swelling, redness, itchiness, and pain. This article will explore what causes folliculitis, how to spot the signs of it, and how to get rid of folliculitis in dogs to get your pup itch-free and back to full health faster.

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MDR1 In Dogs: Symptoms, Genetic Testing & More

The study of dog genetics is revealing more about the health of our canine companions than ever before. Hidden in the genetic code of some dog breeds is a mutation that can increase their susceptibility to drug toxicity, which can lead to serious health consequences. Awareness of this defect is increasing, but some information and advice about it can be confusing or misinformed. Here, we explain the MDR1 (multi-drug resistance 1) gene, the breeds most affected, how to test for it, and what this genetic mutation could mean for your furry friend.

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Owner giving medicine in a pill or tablet to his sick dog

Prednisone For Dogs: What To Use It For And When + Side Effects

Prednisone is a synthetic corticosteroid used to treat a variety of conditions in pets. It is a prescription-only medication that can only be prescribed by a veterinarian. If your vet has been prescribed prednisone for your dog, you may have a lot of questions about what the medication is, why it has been prescribed, and what the potential side effects are. Let’s find out more about this common canine medication, what prednisone does, and how to support your dog while he or she is receiving this medication.

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Vet examines sick dog with stethoscope to check for lung cancer

Lung Cancer In Dogs: Causes, Symptoms, Treatment & More

As our dogs get older and live longer, and with advances in veterinary care, more and more dogs are getting diagnosed with cancer. Learning that your beloved canine friend has cancer can be frightening. There are different types of lung cancer in dogs, and the prognosis varies. So, what are the signs of lung cancer in dogs? When should I worry about my dog coughing? And how is a lung tumor in dogs treated?

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Mammary Tumors In Dogs (Breast Cancer): Symptoms, Treatment & More

Cancer in dogs is, unfortunately, common, particularly as they age. Our canine friends are living longer, and advances in veterinary care mean that cancers are now diagnosed more frequently. Mammary tumors are a form of cancer that affects the mammary, or breast, tissue in dogs. They are more common in female than male dogs. Early detection may allow for more treatment options and a better prognosis. Let’s find out more about breast cancer in dogs, the signs of breast cancer in dogs, treatment options, and outcomes.

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