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Is Bravecto safe for dogs?

Hello. I am writing for your opinion on using Bravecto, the pill that provides 12-week flea & tick protection. My vet is keen on it. My concern is that one of my two dogs has had cancer twice; also she reacted badly (vomiting) to a similar pill when she was a puppy. What is your …

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Pesticides causing cancer in dogs?

Yesterday was a heartbreaking day. We had to put our 12 year old Silky Terrier, Asta down after a two year battle with bladder cancer. He also developed congestive heart failure in the last year which contributed to his deteriorating condition. He was a wonderful friend whom I loved very, very much and was part …

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Flea Medication Linked to Stroke?

I had to have my 14yr old dog put down yesterday he was running on the park as normal gave him theses flea tablets 2 days later he has a massive stroke and dies I hope there isn’t any link as I’d never ever forgive myself. -Lindseya

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Dog throwing up undigested food

My dog throws up undigested food and white foam within minutes of eating his food. It is a regular occurrence. Almost every meal. I spread his food out over a plate to help I’m slow down, I feed him very small meals throughout the day. Nothing seems to help. -Ashley

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