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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...

Close up of Simba's skin today

Lianne McLeod, Guide to Exotic Pets at ABout.com and a veterinarian, has written an extensive "diary" account of her two dogs who suffer from itchy skin and hair loss. Learn what is involved in a veterinary referral work up; how skin diseases are examined and ruled out, the topical medicat...More...

Partial Seizures in Dogs

Canine partial seizures, also called focal seizures, are not as dramatic as grand mal seizures. The dog stays conscious. Only one part of the body, such as a leg or the head, will uncontrollably jerk about. According to Dog Owner's Home Veterinary Handbook, partial seizures in dogs usually get worse...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...

About Pancreas Tumors in Dogs

Just like humans, dogs sometimes develop tumors. Tumors that develop on a dog's pancreas are called exocrine tumors. Veterinarians aren't sure what causes the tumors to develop in the glandular tissue of the pancreas, but when they do occur, exocrine tumors are almost always malignant. It is very ra...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...