Dog Diseases & Conditions A-Z

Is your dog sick? Here you’ll find a comprehensive list of canine diseases and conditions.

Skin Fold Pyodermas: What are Those Bulldog Wrinkles Hiding? Dog Diseases & Conditions A-Z
Skin Fold Pyodermas: What are Those Bulldog Wrinkles Hiding?
We all know how cute the folds can be on bulldogs and similar breeds, but those wrinkles may be hiding something sinister. Learn about the infection that could be hiding and what you can do.
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PDA: Is My New Puppy Tired Because of a Heart Problem? Dog Diseases & Conditions A-Z
PDA: Is My New Puppy Tired Because of a Heart Problem?
This kind of PDA is anything but affectionate. Learn the dangers of a heart condition that could affect your puppy and lead to heart failure.
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Dog Bites: Don’t Underestimate this Serious Injury Dog Diseases & Conditions A-Z
Dog Bites: Don’t Underestimate This Serious Injury
Dogs play and dogs bite. What you may not know is that even tiny punctures can cause huge problems.Learn about abscesses and how to protect your dog.
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Why Does My Dog Have Tear Stains? Dog Diseases & Conditions A-Z
Why Does My Dog Have Tear Stains?
Have you ever noticed how many dogs have reddish brown staining of their fur? It occurs most commonly where tears moisten the fur around the dog’s eyes. This discoloration is caused by a chemical called porphyrin.
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Hearing Aids for Dogs Dog Diseases & Conditions A-Z
Hearing Aids for Dogs
Did you know that hearing aids are available for dogs? These devices are rarely used but are a good option if your dog is having difficulty with his hearing. Learn the pros and cons of a hearing aid for your dog.
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Cleft Lip and Palate in Puppies Dog Diseases & Conditions A-Z
Cleft Lip and Palate in Puppies
Cleft lip and cleft palate are common birth defects in puppies. Learn more about the cause and treatment of this oral deformity.
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Atrial Fibrillation: Why is My Dog’s Heart Beating so Fast? Dog Diseases & Conditions A-Z
Atrial Fibrillation: Why is My Dog’s Heart Beating so Fast?
If your dog has atrial fibrillation his heart could beat as fast as 200 beats per minute! Learn how to spot the condition and how to protect your dog.
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Chloe’s Giant Tumor: What is This Lump on My Dog? Dog Diseases & Conditions A-Z
Chloe’s Giant Tumor: What is This Lump on My Dog?
Lumps, bumps and masses should always be considered dangerous and the longer you let them grow the more of a risk they pose. Learn how these masses can be dealt with easier than you might think.
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Sick Sinus Syndrome (SSS) in Dogs Dog Diseases & Conditions A-Z
Sick Sinus Syndrome (SSS) in Dogs
Pay close attention all of you Miniature Schnauzer lovers! The breed you fancy is prone to a heart condition called Sick Sinus Syndrome (SSS).
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Flatulence: Why Does My Dog Smell? Dog Diseases & Conditions A-Z
Why Does My Dog Fart? (Dog Gas Explained)
Have you ever had the experience of entertaining guests or perhaps just relaxing in front of the television when suddenly you become aware of a very unpleasant odor perhaps preceded by a “toot?” Gas can be a sign of a serious problem. Learn what may be wrong and how you can protect your dog.
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