Dog Health

Frostbite in Cats and Dogs Dog Diseases & Conditions A-Z
Frostbite in Cats and Dogs
Snow and cold can be just as difficult for our furry friends as it can be for us! “Frostbite” refers to the damage of body tissue that has been exposed to freezing temperatures for an extended period of time.
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pericardial disease dogs Dog Diseases & Conditions A-Z
Pericardial Disease in Dogs
The heart is a muscular pump that pushes blood throughout the entire body.
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Dialated Cardiomyopathy in Dogs Dog Diseases & Conditions A-Z
Dilated Cardiomyopathy in Dogs
Heart disease is as scary in dogs as it is in humans. Dilated cardiomyopathy (DCM) is a serious condition of the heart that occurs when the heart muscle becomes diseased and weak.
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Myasthenia Gravis in Dogs Dog Diseases & Conditions A-Z
Myasthenia Gravis in Dogs
Myasthenia gravis is a disorder affecting our canine friends. It is caused by a breakdown of the transmission of impulses from the nerves to the muscles.
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Hemangiosarcoma in Dogs Dog Diseases & Conditions A-Z
Hemangiosarcoma in Dogs
Hemangiosarcoma is a form of malignant cancer that arises from the cells that line blood vessels of various tissues of the body.
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Lyme disease in dogs Dog Diseases & Conditions A-Z
Lyme Disease in Dogs
Lyme disease is caused by a corkscrew-shaped microscopic organism, or spirochete, called Borrelia burgdorferi.
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Urinary Tract Infections in Dogs Dog Diseases & Conditions A-Z
Urinary Tract Infections in Dogs
UTI—these three letters stand for “urinary tract infection,” which is commonly seen in veterinary hospitals.
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Ringworm in Dogs Dog Diseases & Conditions A-Z
Ringworm in Dogs
Ringworm; it sounds like a parasite, but it’s not. Ringworm is actually a fungus—a particularly yucky fungus because it is zoonotic, meaning it can be passed from one species to another.
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Sebaceous Cysts in Cats or Dogs Dog Diseases & Conditions A-Z
Sebaceous Cysts in Cats or Dogs
A sebaceous cyst can develop when a hair follicle or skin pore gets blocked by dirt, debris, or scar tissue, or as the result of an infection. Our pets, like us, have microscopic oil glands that produce sebum.
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Bladder Stones in Dogs Dog Diseases & Conditions A-Z
Bladder Stones in Dogs
Bladder stones are very painful for dogs, and some breeds are genetically prone to bladder stones such as beagles, dachshunds, bulldogs, and pugs.
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