Category: Diseases & Conditions

Exercise Intolerance And Collapse In Dogs

What is Exercise Intolerance in dogs? Exercise Intolerance and collapse in dogs can be a scary situation for owners. While some breeds are more prone than others, this condition can be a cause for concern for everyone involved. Exercise intolerance can occur both as a side effect from …

Loss of Appetite in Dogs

What is Loss Of Appetite in dogs? Loss of appetite in dogs is a symptom that can indicate a number of things going wrong within his body, from the minor to the serious. Looking for signs in addition to a loss of appetite can help alert to what may …

Low Blood Sugar Or Hypoglycemia In Dogs

What is Low Blood Sugar or Hypoglycemia in dogs? Low blood sugar or hypoglycemia in dogs is a condition that can affect any breed but is most commonly strikes in small breeds. Knowing how to spot and treat this condition can help to keep your dogs healthy! Hypoglycemia in dogs …

Canine Narcolepsy

What is Canine Narcolepsy? Like humans, dogs can also be prone to the condition of Narcolepsy. Canine Narcolepsy causes dogs to fall asleep at inappropriate times, even if well feed and given enough time to rest. Little is known about narcolepsy in dogs as it tends to be a …

Obesity In Dogs

What is obesity in dogs? As dogs have moved from working and living outdoors on large amounts of land to living as happy pets indoors, obesity in dogs has been on the rise. However obesity is an issue that can be tackled easily before problems begin. Overweight and …

Food Allergies And Intolerance In Dogs

What are Food Allergies or Intolerance in dogs? Food allergies have been on the rise in dogs as the variety of available food products, treats and supplements also expands. Recognizing a food allergy in your dog can mean the difference between misery and happiness! Food allergies and intolerances are often …

Coughing In Dogs

Coughing in dogs! Is your dog coughing? Coughing in dogs has a variety of reasons including illness, disease and irritation. Knowing the various reasons behind coughing can help get your dog feeling better fast! Coughing is the act of the lungs and throat pushing air and debris out of …

Chronic And Acute Vomiting In Dogs

Why do dogs vomit? Vomiting in dogs can be an indication of a potentially serious condition, especially if the vomiting is prolonged over several days. Knowing how to treat acute cases of vomiting, and when to see a vet can help get Fido feeling better faster. When owners …

Gallbladder Issues In Dogs

What is the Gallbladder and what are some Gallbladder issues in dogs? Like humans, dogs can experience gallbladder issues and gallbladder disease, however this condition is much more rare in canine companions. Knowing the signs and symptoms of gallbladder issues can help get Fido in for care faster! …

Blood In The Stool Of Dogs

Why is there blood in my dog’s stool? Blood in the stool of dogs can be a serious and upsetting finding for owners. Knowing what causes blood to appear in the stool and how to treat it can make the difference in your dog’s health and well-being. Blood …

Chronic And Acute Constipation In Dogs

What is constipation in dogs? Constipation in dogs can be a painful and sometimes messy problem. However, constipation in dogs can usually be treated successfully with many home remedies and some care from your local veterinarian. Constipation is the inability or difficult ability of stool to move through …

Ear Mites And Infections In Dogs

What are ear mites and Infections in dogs? Ear Mites and Infections in dogs can be an itchy, bothersome problem for you and your dog. They can also cause bad smells, chronic problems and spread to other pets! However, knowing the signs, and treatments for these two common …

Hematoma In Dogs

What is Hematoma in dogs? Hematoma in dogs a common occurrence in veterinary medicine, however they can also occur in the home. Hematomas, while appearing scary, can be relatively easy to deal with. A hematoma is a swelling of fluid- usually blood or blood related tissue- that forms under the …

Anal Sac Impaction And Infection In Dogs

What is Anal Sac Infection and Anal Sac Impaction in dogs? Diet, lack of exercise, illness and more can all contribute to the growing problem of impacted anal glands in today’s dog. However, there are several things that can be done to help relieve and prevent impaction and …

Chronic And Acute Diarrhea In Dogs

Diarrhea in dogs can be an indication of several issues with his or her digestive tract. Knowing about chronic and acute diarrhea as well as the causes behind it can help to treat your dog and get him or her feeling better faster. Diarrhea is loose or watery stool …

Bloat In Dogs (Gastric Dilatation And Volvulus)

What causes Gas And Bloat in Dogs? Joel Mills/Wikimedia Commons Bloat in dogs and Gastric Dilatation and Volvulus (GDV) are serious and potentially deadly conditions. These conditions are considered emergencies and should be brought to a veterinarian if they are suspected. Knowing the warning signs of these conditions can help …