Category: General

  • Canine Anemia

    Canine Anemia

    Anemia in dogs results when there are too few red blood cells circulating in the bloodstream. Red blood cells are responsible for transporting oxygen. Therefore, canine anemia can be a serious condition. It is typically brought on by various diseases or other factors. Dogs can suffer from different types of anemia. Some develop the condition […]

  • Canine Ear Infections

    Canine Ear Infections

    Canine ear infections occur whenever the outer or external ear canal becomes inflamed. It is usually caused by other conditions. If the infection isn’t treated, your dog will suffer from chronic pain and will likely experience hearing loss to some degree eventually. There are certain types of dogs that have an increased risk of experiencing […]

  • Canine Kidney Disease

    Canine Kidney Disease

    Canine kidney disease in dogs is known by various names. You may have heard it referred to as canine renal failure or canine kidney failure. No matter what it is called, it is a very serious condition that can easily be fatal. The kidneys are responsible for filtering toxins and waste products from the body. If […]

  • Canine Hypercalcemia

    Canine Hypercalcemia

    Canine hypercalcemia is a condition that develops when there is too much calcium in your dog’s bloodstream. If the level of calcium isn’t reduced in a timely manner, then serious health problems can result. At the very least, your dog will very likely become dehydration which in itself can be deadly. Many dogs who suffer […]

  • Canine Incontinence

    Canine Incontinence

    Canine incontinence refers to your dog being unable to control their urine output. It will leak against their control. Some owners think their dogs are doing it because of improper housetraining or other behavioral issues, so they may not think that anything is wrong. Incontinence in dogs can be the result of an infection of the […]

  • Canine Ear Mites

    Canine Ear Mites

    There are different species of mites that can infest dogs. Those that inhabit the ear canals are some of the most common. Canine ear mites, creatures that look like tiny crabs, are highly contagious. If one dog in the household has them, then chances are any other will soon be affected. Stray animals can harbor […]

  • Canine Uveitis

    Canine Uveitis

    The part of the eye responsible for supplying blood is the uvea. Uveitis in dogs is a condition that occurs when either the front or back of the uvea becomes inflamed. This will cause a buildup of proteins and the eye will start becoming cloudy. Canine uveitis has many different causes. Trauma directly to the […]

  • Canine Dementia

    Canine Dementia

    Canine dementia is a condition that typically affects dogs as they age. Most start to show signs of problems between the ages of 11 and 15. There is no specific cause of the condition, but aging of the brain helps explain exhibited signs. Signs It can be quite difficult to detect exactly when cognitive dysfunction […]

  • Canine Epilepsy

    Canine Epilepsy

    Canine epilepsy is a brain disorder much like the condition that affects humans. It is characterized by seizures and other physical symptoms that occur suddenly and on a recurring basis. So, what exactly causes this? Cause There are two types of epilepsy in dogs: primary and secondary. Primary or idiopathic epilepsy occurs for no known […]

  • Canine Vestibular Disease

    Canine Vestibular Disease

    Vestibular disease in dogs, also known as canine vestibular syndrome, can dramatically affect their quality of life. The condition causes inflammation to the cerebellum, which is responsible for helping to control balance. Dogs affected by the disease will be unable to even walk properly at times, since they can’t balance themselves properly. Older dogs are […]

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