Dr. Mark Edwards

Dr. Mark EdwardsDr. Mark Edwards BVSc (DVM - equivalent) is a small animal veterinarian, author & expert for JustAnswer. Dr. Edwards focuses on canine and feline medicine and surgery and takes pride in helping both animals and their clients. Having graduated from the world renowned and prestigious college - Massey University - Dr Edwards has since been instrumental to small animal health and well being in the large metropolitan city of Auckland in his home country, New Zealand. Whilst at Massey, Dr Edwards gained several first-in-class awards for clinical pathology and small animals medicine & surgery, passing all papers with flying colors.

To purchase Dr Edwards' Housetraining book please click here:
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Dr Edwards' writing background is also impressive having spent 4 years in his home city Christchurch co-writing and developing several successful online books and DVDs, including the popular and successful SitStayFetch package, a canine housetraining guide and a complete guide to canine health (all available on www.kingdomofpets.com) as well as helping put together the DVD guide to canine behavioral training. In between consulting at a busy animal hospital in West Auckland, Dr Edwards is also now an established Veterinary expert available 24 hours, 7 days a week on the increasingly popular JustAnswer website. Here he has a large

following with having answered well over 1000 burning Veterinary related questions with 100% positive feedback. Having now joined the team at BarkelyAndPaws, Dr Edwards hopes to share his wealth of knowledge via articles and blogs, as well as eventually an new online book available for purchase.

In the meantime, you can reach Dr Edwards at any time via the JustAnswer website Ask Your Pet Question Now, or by asking a question using the box below:

 

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Hi all! To ask your pet questions here on BarkleyAndPaws simply use...
 
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This summer I have seen a large number of dogs presenting to the clinic with very itchy bellys, groins, underarms, legs and paws. Any itchy dog that presents to the clinic I get suspicious of a large range of possible potential skin problems ranging from mites to allergies to bacterial/fungal infections...
 
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Well a bit of a sad day today. We had a Lulu a 10 year old Labrador come in for xrays as she has had an ongoing cough for the last few months. Initially when she came in for this problem around a month ago - ...
 
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Your vet is a pretty significant figure in your dog’s life – and thus, in yours. Hopefully, you will only ever need him or her for routine checkups and preventative procedures; but just in case, it’s worth taking the time to develop a good relationship with a suitable vet, before...
 
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I have always explained to my clients that it is so important to keep on top of their pet's health. The age old saying is " Prevention is better than cure" and I couldn't agree more! A typical example is dental disease. So many times I encourage owners to...
 
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As cats age and come in to that middle age period from around 7 – 8 years of age, it is important for owners to keep an eye out for symptoms that could indicate the beginnings of a disease or syndrome. Middle aged to older cats are very prone to...
 
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Heart disease has long been one of the main causes of human illness and death in America and western countries worldwide.  Sadly, it is usually not until a dog has been diagnosed with heart disease that their owner’s realize that this is a problem that regularly affects our canine...
 
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Canine pruritus is a very fancy way the Veterinary world terms itchy dogs and it is one of the main reasons owners take their canine companions to the Vet. What is it exactly that causes this itching? Why is it sometimes so seasonal? The fact is...
 
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So often anxious and fearful dogs turn up to my clinic, these patients are often very difficult, and sometimes dangerous, to deal with. Many owners do not realize that the way they treat their dog whilst in the clinic has everything to do with their dogs concurrent behavior. Here...
 
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With times getting tough and more and more owners losing their jobs and their money, dog owners are going to find it harder to give their pet the financial care they sometimes require. Furthermore, the stress and depression these owners are in, is also picked up by their animals. ...
 
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Should pets come inside during severe cold weather?

During the huge snow storms in the northeast this winter, should pet owners bring their pets inside?
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