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
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Symptoms Of A Dog Stroke: Types, Causes & Treatment Options

While strokes are less common in dogs than they are in humans, they are equally as serious. The symptoms of a stroke in dogs can also be very different from what we see in people. Witnessing your canine friend having a stroke is a frightening experience so it is important to know what to do if you suspect this has occurred. Let’s find out more about the signs of a stroke in dogs, what causes them, and the current treatment options.

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Dog getting laser therapy

Laser Therapy For Dogs: How It Works, Treatment Options & Conditions Treated

When our pets are in pain or injured, we naturally want to do everything we can to get them back to their usual antics as soon as possible. Laser therapy, sometimes referred to as cold laser therapy, is a procedure that is becoming increasingly popular in veterinary medicine to treat various conditions in dogs. So, what is laser treatment for dogs? How can it help your four-legged friend? And is dog laser therapy safe?

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Greyhound dog passed out on back in dog bed (Caption: Syncope In Dogs)

Syncope In Dogs: Symptoms, Causes, Treatment & More

Syncope is a medical term for fainting or passing out. These fainting spells are usually brief, caused by a temporary loss of oxygen and nutrients to the brain. Most dogs recover spontaneously; however, syncope can be a sign of serious heart problems or other conditions in dogs. We’ll explore what causes syncope in dogs, treatment options, and when to seek help if you think your dog has had a syncopal episode.

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Dog looking at camera with salt and pepper shakers to left of him (Caption: Can dogs eat black pepper?)

Can Dogs Eat Black Pepper? Is Pepper Bad For Dogs?

We pet parents often consider our furry friends as part of our family, and that may mean them joining in at mealtimes. A lot of people also give their pups “human food” snacks. We know that some foods that are healthy for people are not safe for dogs, but can dogs eat black pepper? Salt and pepper are common seasonings used in a lot of human food. So, before sneaking your furry friend a sly treat, it’s a good idea to find out if dogs can have black pepper.

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