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Monday, October 13, 2008

Online Guide to Dog Medical Conditions has announced the launch of its Dog Medical Conditions section, where visitors can find what may be ailing their dog by browsing through a list of symptoms. The symptom list, located at was compiled by Dog Fancy's "Ask the Vet" expert Karla Rugh, DVM, Ph.D. of Rocheport, Missouri. The section contains the 40 most common signs of a sick dog, from appetite changes to yellow eyes, along with possible causes and treatment options.

Dr. Rugh also offers her expertise in the Dog Skin Conditions area ( where visitors can match their dog's skin condition to photographs and read a description of the skin problem.

Dr. Rugh is the author of What About Labrador Retrievers? (Howell, 2003) and English Setters: Everything About Purchase, Care, Nutrition, and Behavior (Barron's, 2000).

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DogChannel's Dog Medical and Skin Conditions are intended for educational purposes only. They are not meant to replace the expertise and experience of a veterinarian. If dog owners notice changes in their dog's health or behavior, they should take their pet to the nearest veterinarian or an emergency pet clinic as soon as possible.

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