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Mike Clark

Head Editor at DogTime.com and CatTime.com. Has a side hustle as a joke writer. Former professional dog walker and pet sitter at Windy City Paws.

    Pink Eye (Conjunctivitis) In Dogs: Causes, Symptoms, And Treatment

    Pink eye in dogs, also known as “red eye” or conjunctivitis, is an itchy inflammation of the tissue in the inner eyelids and the whites of the eyes. Conjunctivitis in dogs may look the same as pink eye in humans, but it is often caused by irritation, rather than a contagious infection.

    by Mike Clark
    April 19th

    Hypocalcemia In Dogs: Symptoms, Causes, & Treatments

    Hypocalcemia in dogs happens when calcium levels in the blood are abnormally low. When dogs have a calcium deficiency, they may suffer from a loss of muscle control, convulsions, or seizures. Thus, this is a serious medical condition that should be treated right away.

    by Mike Clark
    April 14th

    Cryptosporidium In Dogs: Symptoms, Causes, & Treatments

    Cryptosporidium in dogs is a water-borne protozoan parasite that most commonly affects dogs who play in bodies of fresh water, and it can cause severe diarrhea among other symptoms. An infection with cryptosporidium is called cryptosporidiosis. Here’s what you should know.

    by Mike Clark
    April 13th

    Septicemia & Bacteremia In Dogs: Symptoms, Causes, & Treatments

    Septicemia and bacteremia in dogs happen when a bacterial infection in the bloodstream causes inflammation and illness in the body. When the immune system is unable to fight off the infection, bacteria proliferates and causes septicemia, which has around a 50 percent mortality rate in dogs.

    by Mike Clark
    April 12th

    Why Do Some Dogs Stay By Their Humans’ Graves?

    Why do some dogs recognize their humans’ resting places, and why do they stay there? Do the dogs expect their pet parents to return? Are they waiting at the last spot they were able to smell their humans’ scents? Do they understand death?

    by Mike Clark
    April 8th

    10 Amazing And Weird Artistic Tributes To Dogs

    Our love for dogs is always inspiring, and sometimes we just need to express that adoration in any artistic way we can. The world is always better off with more loving monuments that depict our canine companions, even if those artistic tributes get a little bit odd.

    by Mike Clark
    April 8th

    Metabolic Acidosis In Dogs: Symptoms, Causes, & Treatments

    Metabolic acidosis in dogs is a condition that happens when there’s an excessive level of acidity in the blood. If this happens for a long time, it can cause major problems in dogs’ bodies, including poor heart function and a loss of minerals in the bones. Here’s what you should know.

    by Mike Clark
    April 8th

    Aortic Stenosis In Dogs: Symptoms, Causes, & Treatments

    Aortic stenosis in dogs is a narrowing of the aortic valve of the heart, which is responsible for letting oxygen-rich blood flow out of the left ventricle to the aorta and the rest of the body. Symptoms can range from completely non-existent to congestive heart failure and sudden death. Here’s what you should know.

    by Mike Clark
    April 7th

    Dermatomyositis In Dogs: Symptoms, Causes, & Treatments

    Dermatomyositis in dogs is a hereditary, immune-mediated disease that affects the skin and, sometimes, the muscles and blood vessels. The disease is most common in Collies, Shetland Sheepdogs, and mixes of those breeds. Here’s what you should know.

    by Mike Clark
    April 6th

    Enlarged Prostate In Dogs: Symptoms, Causes, & Treatments

    Enlarged prostate in dogs, also known as prostatomegaly, is a condition that can affect any male, though it is more common in dogs that haven’t been neutered and dogs over the age of eight. Usually it’s benign, but an enlarged prostate can result from very serious conditions such as cancer, too.

    by Mike Clark
    April 5th
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