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Leukemia In Dogs: Symptoms, Causes, And Treatments

Leukemia in dogs is a form of cancer that results in an increased white blood cell count in the blood stream and bone marrow. It can be acute or chronic with the acute form being more malignant. Here’s what you should know.

by Mike Clark
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Valley Fever In Dogs: Symptoms, Causes, & Treatments

Valley Fever in dogs, or coccidioidomycosis, is a disease caused by Coccidioides immitis fungus. It’s also called Desert Rheumatism, San Joaquin Valley Fever, and California Disease. The fungus is common in the hot, dry climates of the southwestern United States, Central America, and parts of South America.

by Mike Clark
July 29th

Stroke In Dogs: Symptoms, Causes, & Treatments

A stroke happens when there is a loss of blood flow in dogs’ brains that leads to abnormal neurological symptoms, seizures, or coma. It’s important to consult a veterinarian for a proper diagnosis and treatment if you see potential signs of a stroke. Here’s what you should know.

by Mike Clark
July 23rd

Bloat In Dogs: Symptoms, Causes, & Treatments

Bloat in dogs is a life-threatening condition where the stomach fills with gas–and, in some cases, rotates–which puts pressure on other organs and traps blood in the stomach. If it goes untreated, the condition can cause dogs to go into shock or die within hours.

by Mike Clark
July 22nd

Syncope (Fainting) In Dogs: Symptoms, Causes, & Treatments

Syncope is the medical term for fainting, which happens when dogs lose consciousness, usually due to a lack of oxygen and nutrients normally provided to the brain by blood flow. The fainting spells are usually brief in dogs and followed by spontaneous recovery.

by Mike Clark
July 12th

Seizures In Dogs: Symptoms, Causes, & Treatments

Seizures in dogs are involuntary convulsions or fits where there is a loss of muscle control due to an interruption of normal brain function. They may result in a loss of consciousness, but this is not always the case. Here’s what you should know.

by Mike Clark
July 5th

Giardia In Dogs: Symptoms, Causes, & Treatments

Giardia is a parasite that causes an infection known as giardiasis in the gastrointestinal tracts of dogs. It is transmitted through the ingestion of microscopic cysts, offspring of the parasite, found in the feces of infected animals. Here is what you should know.

by Mike Clark
June 28th

Dehydration In Dogs: Symptoms, Causes, & Treatment

Dehydration is a condition where the loss of water in a dog’s body exceeds the amount that the dog is able to take in. Symptoms can begin with mild panting and dry nose or mouth and escalate to vomiting, illness, and death if left untreated.

by Mike Clark
June 20th

Fluoxetine For Dogs: Uses, Dosage, And Side Effects

Fluoxetine is an antidepressant and anti-anxiety drug for dogs that is often referred to by the brand names Reconcile or Prozac–the human form of the drug. Here is what you should know about the uses, dosage, and side effects of fluoxetine in dogs.

by Mike Clark
June 18th

Pica In Dogs: Symptoms, Causes, & Treatments

Pica in dogs is a condition where the animal is compelled to ingest objects that are not food items. These include metal, plastic, cloth, garbage, dirt, rocks, paper, or even feces. If you see the signs of pica in your dog, you should consult your veterinarian.

by Mike Clark
June 7th
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