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Contact Dermatitis In Dogs: Symptoms, Causes, & Treatments

Contact dermatitis in dogs is a condition that results in inflammation from contact with allergens or substances that damage or irritate the skin. It can affect dogs of any age, though some breeds with genetic predispositions and dogs with weakened immune systems are more likely to show signs.

by Mike Clark
September 13th

Emphysema In Dogs: Symptoms, Causes, And Treatments

Emphysema in dogs is a condition where air collects in the respiratory tract, making it difficult to breathe. This build-up of air is often caused by another chronic respiratory disease and results in dogs having a hard time expelling air from the lungs. Here’s what you should know.

by Mike Clark
September 10th

Kidney Infection In Dogs: Symptoms, Causes, And Treatments

Kidney infections in dogs can lead to serious symptoms and conditions if left untreated, including kidney failure and death. They’re often caused by bacteria that enter through the urinary tract, including the urethra and bladder, and move into the kidney. Here’s what you should know.

by Mike Clark
September 6th

Hematomas In Dogs: Symptoms, Causes, And Treatments

Hematomas in dogs happen when blood vessels burst and cause a blood-filled blister. Usually they form under the skin and are common on dogs’ ears. They can also form on other parts of the body or can occur in internal organs. Here’s what you should know.

by Mike Clark
September 5th

Hernias In Dogs: Types, Symptoms, And Treatments

Hernias in dogs are tears or weaknesses in abdominal muscles that allow internal organs or fatty tissue to pass through to other parts of the body. Depending on the type of hernia, symptoms can be mild or life-threatening if it goes untreated, but hernias are very treatable.

by Mike Clark
August 30th

Ringworm In Dogs: Symptoms, Causes, And Treatment

Ringworm in dogs, also known as dermatophytosis, is a parasitic fungal infection of the skin, hair, or nails. While the infection is superficial and not life-threatening, it’s important to begin treatment right away, as the fungus is highly contagious and can spread between canines, other animals, and humans.

by Mike Clark
August 29th

Salmonella Infection In Dogs: Symptoms, Causes, And Treatments

Salmonella infection, or salmonellosis, is a condition in dogs caused by salmonella bacteria. It usually results in symptoms like vomiting and diarrhea, but it can lead to more serious conditions. Though the bacteria is common, it’s unusual for it to cause disease in healthy canines.

by Mike Clark
August 28th

5 Signs Your Dog Might Be Unhappy Or Depressed

When we think about our beloved dogs, we tend to think of their best versions, tongues out while running and playing in the backyard and having a great time. But sometimes things affect our dogs emotionally, which can lead to anxiety and depression. Here’s how to spot the signs of depression in your dog.

by Jean Andrei
August 26th

Hypothyroidism In Dogs: Causes, Symptoms, And Treatments

Hypothyroidism in dogs is a disorder where the thyroid gland in the neck doesn’t secrete enough thyroxine, a hormone that controls metabolism. This means that a dog’s body is no longer able to convert food into fuel at an appropriate rate. Here’s what you should know.

by Mike Clark
August 21st

Colitis In Dogs: Symptoms, Causes, And Treatments

Canine colitis is an inflammation of the colon in dogs. It’s responsible for some 50 percent of cases of chronic diarrhea in dogs, and while it doesn’t demand a trip to the emergency room, it certainly requires the input of your veterinarian. Here’s what you should know.

by DogTime
August 20th

Bladder Infections In Dogs: Symptoms, Causes, And Treatments

Bladder infections in dogs happen when bacteria or other microbes get in the bladder, causing a variety of symptoms mostly associated with urination. Female dogs are more likely to contract bladder infections, though any canine can get them.. Here’s what you should know.

by Mike Clark
August 9th
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