Tuesday, 01/24/2023
Cushing’s Disease in Cats: A Comprehensive Guide for Pet Owners

Cushing’s disease is a condition that affects the adrenal glands. The glands are located just above the kidneys and produce cortisol, a hormone that helps the body cope with stress. When the adrenal glands produce excess cortisol, it can lead to several health problems in cats, including obesity, diabetes, high blood pressure, and skin problems. […]

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Monday, 01/23/2023
Corneal Ulcers in Dogs: Understanding Symptoms, Causes, and Treatment

As pet owners, we want to ascertain that our furry companions are healthy and happy. One of the most important ways to do this is to be aware of the common eye problems that can affect dogs, such as corneal ulcers. Corneal ulcers, also known as corneal erosions or sores, are a condition characterized by […]

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Thursday, 11/24/2022
Distemper in Dogs: What Are the Causes, Symptoms, & Treatment

Distemper is a highly contagious viral disease caused by the canine distemper virus (CDV). It is highly infectious, and canines suffering from the ailment commonly exhibit systemic clinical signs such as fever, lethargy, loss of appetite, respiratory signs, and GI signs, variably followed by neurologic symptoms.  Dogs go through phases based on the time elapsed […]

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Friday, 11/18/2022
Cognitive Dysfunction in Dogs: Signs and Symptoms

Like humans, dogs can have cognitive impairment (sometimes known as “doggy dementia”) as they age. Over time, it creates behavior changes that tend to get worse. Despite the fact that there is no treatment for cognitive dysfunction, there are things you can do to support your pet and ensure that they continue to have a […]

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Tuesday, 10/25/2022
Urinary Tract Infection In Dog: Symptoms, Causes, And Treatments

Urinary infections in dogs are prevalent, and just like in humans, they can be unpleasant and painful due to the burning sensation when urinating. Fortunately, once diagnosed and treated by your veterinarian, these infections will clear up quickly, and your canine companion will return to normal in no time. If you’re curious about the symptoms […]

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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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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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