Dog Health

Retinal Detachment in Cats or Dogs Dog Diseases & Conditions A-Z
Retinal Detachment in Cats or Dogs
The retina is the light-sensitive tissue that lines the inner surface of the eye. When it becomes detached from the tissue supporting it, a very serious situation exists.
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Megaesophagus in Dogs Dog Diseases & Conditions A-Z
Megaesophagus in Dogs
No, megaesophagus is not a dinosaur: it is an unfortunate disorder that affects a dog’s ability to swallow food and water.
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Canine Cognitive Disorder Dog Diseases & Conditions A-Z
Canine Cognitive Disorder
In simple terms, canine cognitive disorder, also called canine cognitive dysfunction, is the dogs’ version of Alzheimer’s disease.
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Mastitis in Dogs Dog Diseases & Conditions A-Z
Mastitis in Dogs
Mastitis refers to a bacterial infection in the milk ducts of female dogs.
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Lipomas in Dogs Dog Diseases & Conditions A-Z
Lipomas in Dogs
Lipomas are benign, non-cancerous tumors that can develop anywhere. While ugly, lipomas are generally not harmful to a dog and are part of aging.
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Kennel Cough in Dogs Dog Diseases & Conditions A-Z
Bordetella 101: Kennel cough and your dog
Kennel cough, or tracheobronchitis, is an infectious bronchitis that could be compared to a cold with a scratchy throat in people.
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Intervertebral Disc Disease in Dogs Dog Diseases & Conditions A-Z
Intervertebral Disc Disease in Dogs
Intervertebral disc disease (IVDD) occurs when a disc in your dog’s spine is ruptured or herniated, leaking its contents and causing severe inflammation and pain for your best friend.
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Insulinoma in Dogs Dog Diseases & Conditions A-Z
Insulinoma in Dogs
An insulinoma is a tumor of the pancreas that affects the regulation of your dog’s sugar levels, causing hypoglycemia, also referred to as low blood sugar.
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Hernia in Dogs Dog Diseases & Conditions A-Z
Hernia in Dogs
Dogs can get hernias, just as people can.
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Glaucoma in Dogs Dog Diseases & Conditions A-Z
Glaucoma in Dogs
Learn about glaucoma, a painful eye condition caused by an abnormally high amount of pressure build-up in a dog's eye.
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