Dog Health

Dog Health

The health of dogs is a well studied area in veterinary medicine.

Infectious diseases that affect dogs are important not only from a veterinary standpoint, but also because of the risk to public health; an example of this is rabies. Genetic disorders also affect dogs, often due to selective breeding to produce individual dog breeds. Due to the popularity of both commercial and homemade dog foods, nutrition is also a heavily-studied subject.

Read more about Dog Health:  Diseases, Toxic Substances, Public Health Risks, Nutrition and Obesity, Vitamins and Supplements, Supplement Quality and Concerns

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