If your dog has IMHA, it means his immune system is destroying its own red blood cells.
Think: itchy! That is how your dog feels with flea allergy dermatitis.
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.
The heart is a muscular pump that pushes blood throughout the entire body.
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.
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.
Hemangiosarcoma is a form of malignant cancer that arises from the cells that line blood vessels of various tissues of the body.
Lyme disease is caused by a corkscrew-shaped microscopic organism, or spirochete, called Borrelia burgdorferi.
UTI—these three letters stand for “urinary tract infection,” which is commonly seen in veterinary hospitals.
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.