Conditions and Diseases

What to Do If Your Dog Has a Hot Spot

Is your dog suffering from hot spots? If he/she can’t stop licking, biting, or scratching …

Pancreatitis in Dogs

Pancreatitis, or inflammation of the pancreas, is a common and potentially dangerous gastrointestinal…

Ear Mites in Cats

Ear mites (otodectes cynotis mites) in cats are common. They are parasites that cause…

Lyme Disease in Dogs

Lyme disease, the most common tick-transmitted disease in the world, can affect dogs…

Cherry Eye in Dogs

Cherry eye in dogs, known scientifically as a prolapse of the third eyelid gland, is …

Kidney Failure in Dogs

The kidney is a vital organ that regulates blood pressure, blood volume, blood sugar, pH …

Congestive Heart Failure in Dogs

Congestive heart failure (CHF) is fairly common in dogs. Approximately 10% of all dogs…

Seizures in Cats

Seizures are characterized by sudden surges of uncontrollable muscle activity, often described as fits or …

Parvo in Dogs

Parvo in dogs is a highly contagious and potentially deadly virus that can be completely …

Cushing’s Disease (Hyperadrenocorticism) in Dogs

Hyperadrenocorticism, commonly known as Cushing’s disease, is an endocrine (hormonal) disorder that is most common …