Hydrocephalus In Dogs: Symptoms, Causes, & Treatments
Hydrocephalus is a condition where cerebrospinal fluid builds up in a dog's skull, putting pressure on the brain. It is sometimes referred to as "water on the brain."
Major diseases dogs and humans have in common
In addition to heart disease, diabetes, dental disease, and other illnesses, dogs can also develop Alzheimer’s, but there’s one disease at the root of all others.
Chihuahua helps humans with same brain condition
A Chihuahua with “water on the brain” is also a therapy dog in training who helps humans with the same affliction by giving them comfort, hope, and companionship.
Blind and unable to walk, dog manages miraculous recovery
Her story begins in tragedy, like many abandoned pets: she had no home, no family, and, as it seemed at the time, no future. When Havanese mix Tessa was turned over to an overcrowded Los Angeles animal shelter in early January, the shivering little pup struggled to even stand up. Frail, starving, completely blind, and […]