Posts by Alex Schechter

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Tuesday, 09/20/2022
Pancreatitis in Dogs: Understanding Causes, Symptoms, and Treatment

Pancreatitis is among the most common diseases seen in dogs. It occurs when your dog’s pancreas becomes inflamed. This can cause a variety of symptoms, from mild to severe (even fatal). It is crucial to be aware of what signs indicate that pancreatitis may be present in your dog.  Pancreatitis can affect dogs of all […]

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Thursday, 09/15/2022
Canine Influenza: A Comprehensive Guide To Pet Owners

The spread of the H3N2 virus among dogs has made its way into the public consciousness. The majority of dog owners are completely unprepared for this scare. For those who own a pet, it’s essential to understand how this virus spreads, why it’s so dangerous, and how you can protect your furry friend from contracting […]

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Wednesday, 08/24/2022
Gastroenteritis in Dogs

Gastroenteritis is an umbrella term used to describe digestive system distress and inflammation of the GI tract. Several etiologies can cause Gastroenteritis in dogs, but the most common are bacteria, viruses, and parasites. Although the exact cause of your dog’s gastritis will vary from case to case, it’s essential to recognize the symptoms and to […]

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Friday, 08/19/2022
Tick Borne Diseases in Dogs

Tick borne diseases in dogs are infections passed from ticks to mammals. In most cases, the disease is passed when a tick feeds on an animal infected with bacteria. Most dog tick diseases occur in areas where it is very humid, and ticks thrive, for example, around lakes and forests and weeds. If your canine […]

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Monday, 07/18/2022
Inflammatory Bowel Disease In Dogs

Inflammatory Bowel Disease is a condition affecting dogs of all ages. The exact cause of this disease is unknown, but many factors are known to increase your dog’s risk of developing IBD. These factors include age, hereditary predisposition, gut bacteria changes, diet changes, stress, and environmental triggers. Symptoms of the ailment may vary from dog […]

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Wednesday, 07/13/2022
Heartworm Disease In Dogs

Canine heartworm disease is a severe tropical parasitic infection.The disease is caused by a parasitic worm known as Dirofilaria immitis. The worm lives in the small blood vessels of dogs and other mammals, including humans and many pets such as cats, pigs, foxes, and even horses.  However, research has shown that canine heartworm disease prevalence […]

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