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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

Lyme Disease In Dogs: Symptoms, Causes, And Treatment

Lyme disease in dogs is a bacterial illness that is carried and spread by ticks and results in symptoms such as high fever, lameness, and swollen joints. Sometimes it can be more serious and cause kidney damage, heart disease, or central nervous system issues.

by Mike Clark
May 3rd

Uremia In Dogs: Symptoms, Causes, & Treatments

Uremia in dogs happens when waste products and toxins that are normally filtered by the kidneys build up in the bloodstream where they can spread throughout the body. Here’s what you should know about the symptoms, causes, and treatments.

by Mike Clark
May 1st

6 Signs Your Dog Might Have Heartworm

April is National Heartworm Awareness Month, and it’s a good time to begin watching out for the symptoms of heartworm in your dog. Heartworm can be difficult to detect in the early stages, but if your dog exhibits any of these symptoms, visit a veterinarian immediately.

by Mike Clark
April 26th

Paralysis In Dogs: Symptoms, Causes, & Treatments

Paralysis in dogs happens when the central nervous system’s ability to coordinate the body’s movements is diminished or completely lost. All cases of paralysis in dogs, even rare cases of temporary paralysis, are a cause for concern and warrant a vet visit without delay.

by Mike Clark
April 24th

Gallstones In Dogs: Symptoms, Causes, And Treatments

Gallstones in dogs form from bacteria, bile, calcium salts, cholesterol, and proteins, and they sometimes cause blockages in the gallbladder. If you notice the signs of gallstones in your dog, you should see a vet immediately. Here’s what you should know.

by Mike Clark
April 10th

Dog Ear Mites: Symptoms, Causes, & Treatments

Dog ear mites are small parasites, most commonly of a species called Otodectes cynotis, that feed on the wax, oils, and debris in dogs’ ears. They can cause inflammation and injuries as dogs scratch themselves. Here’s what you should know.

by Mike Clark
March 13th
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