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Dog Bronchitis Symptoms

Dog bronchitis is the inflammation of a dog's lungs, or more specifically, of the bronchi that send air to the lungs, and is often accompanied by an excessive secretion of mucus. It is more common in small to medium-size breeds. It can be of short duration, responding quickly to treatment, or it can...More...

Uno "speaks" with the press

Westminster Dog Show 2008 - Photos of the places, people and dogs. Learn about the dogs and their handlers from a veterinary perspective; traveling with dogs, pet therapy, training and health of dogs involved in the professional dog show circuit....More...

Canine Idiopathic Epilepsy

A term that refers to a seizure disorder of unknown cause, idiopathic epilepsy is sometimes called congenital or genetic epilepsy. Idiopathic epilepsy can be a frightening and frustrating condition for pet owners to handle....More...

Leptospirosis

Leptospirosis is a bacterial disease which can affect many animals. It is rare in cats, but more common in dogs. Leptospirosis is a zoonotic disease, meaning...More...

Remedy for Head Colds

More than any other condition, a head cold is the primary reason people see a doctor in the United States every year. The average person can catch between two and four colds a year. Remedies are available that will ease the symptoms of your head cold....More...

Kidney Failure in Boxer Dogs

The boxer breed goes by many names including the German Boxer, the Deutscher Boxer and the American Boxer. This particular breed is prone to developing certain health problems such as cardiomyopathy or deafness. They do not seem prone to developing kidney failure. However, kidney failure, also known...More...

Types of Dog Shots

Keep your dog healthy with his regular shots.dog image by Michal Tudek from Fotolia.comNot only are vaccinations legally required, they are necessary for the health of your canine companion. Starting as a puppy, your dog will require vaccinations for the duration of his life. Your dog's......More...

Canine Cluster Seizures

Cluster seizures are a series of seizures that attacks dogs minutes or up to 24 hours apart. They should be considered a medical emergency. Having so many seizures so close together may cause brain damage in the dog....More...

How to Recognize and Treat Blastomycosis in Dogs

Blastomycosis is caused by fungus-infested soil found in some areas of the country. The infection affects a canine’s lungs and eventually spreads to other organs. A dog may not show signs for a long time before the owner realizes there’s an issue. If left untreated a dog may have serio...More...

Canine Lymphoma

Lymphoma is a cancer that develops in the lymphocytes and creates swelling in the tissue. Also known as lymphosarcoma, the disease is common among animals. According to the University of Illinois Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Science Department (ACES), 20 percent of the malignant tumors d...More...

Tonsillitis Treatment for Dogs

Your dog's tonsils are the pink masses located in pockets on either side of the back of his mouth. They comprise part of his immune system, helping his body to fight infection. When a dog's tonsils become red and swollen, the condition is called tonsillitis. Veterinarians treat tonsillitis in differ...More...

Paparrazi hound Uno the dog

Westminster Dog Show 2008 - Photos of the places, people and dogs. Learn about the dogs and their handlers from a veterinary perspective; traveling with dogs, pet therapy, training and health of dogs involved in the professional dog show circuit....More...

Canine Lymphatic Cancer

Lymphoma is one of the most common cancers that affect dogs of any breed at any age. It accounts for 10 percent to 20 percent of all cancers in dogs. It is a malignant cancer that involves the lymphoid system, an important part of the body's immune system defense. Lymphosarcoma is classified accordi...More...