Veterinary Medicine : Pets & Animal
Young puppies are at an increased risk of developing canine parvovirus.puppy image by Du...?an Zidar from Fotolia.comCanine parvovirus is a highly infectious viral disease. Symptoms of parvovirus manifest within three to seven days after the dog's initial exposure to the virus, and...
Any type of disease in a dog is devastating for a pet owner. The disease can also be scary if the primary side effect is seizures and the owner does not know what is causing them or how to treat them. The main disease that affects dogs in this manner is epilepsy, of which there are three types: pri
Heart disease in dogs is common. Dogs with heart disease and heart failure may cough, tire easily, and have a loss of appetite. Learn to recognize the signs of heart problems in dogs, various causes, diagnostic and treatment options, and how to manage your heart patient dog at home.
Dog biting the facial area of another dogdogs are fighting image by Ivonne Wierink from Fotolia.comA dog may have swollen lips for several reasons, such as injury or an allergic reaction. Some causes of swollen lips can be treated at home with medication, but when the reasons for the...
Canine pancreatitis, or inflammation of the pancreas, is a condition in which a dog's pancreatic digestive enzymes attack the protein and fat in pancreas itself or in the surrounding tissues. When this happens, the pancreas becomes inflamed and may bleed, releasing toxins into the animal's system.
End stage lymphoma is, as the name implies, the final stage of a long fight between your dog and cancer. Management of the illness has become difficult, and the signs and treatment have taken new directions. Knowing what to look for, and what to prepare for is important for you and your dog.
The first Westminster Dog Show was held in 1877 and has a rich history. This show is America's second-longest continuously held sporting event, behind only the Kentucky Derby. The show is held on the second Monday and Tuesday of February. This page is an archive of my coverage of this event, st
Dr. Overley is a board-certified veterinary oncologist at CARES, a 24-hour Emergency Veterinary Care Hospital in Langhorne, Pennsylvania. In this segment, Dr. Overley answers viewer questions about the incidence of cancer in pets and osteosarcoma.
The causes of puppy coughing range from allergies to cigarette smoke to a collapsed trachea. Puppy coughing is a symptom of many diseases and conditions, so take your puppy's cough seriously. Knowledge of the top five causes of puppy cough may prevent life-long complications with your puppy.