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Hypothyroidism in Dogs

Hypothyroidism in Dogs

Historically a disease of “middle-aged” dogs, hypothyroidism occurs when their thyroid glands no longer produce enough thyroid hormones. The two main causes of this condition are lymphocytic thyroiditis and idiopathic thyroid gland atrophy. The former is the most...
Glaucoma in Dogs

Glaucoma in Dogs

While not one of the most common conditions in dogs, glaucoma can ultimately lead to blindness. However, an early diagnosis coupled with the proper treatment affords concerned owners a fighting chance at saving their cherished canine companions’ sight. What then, IS...
November is Adopt a Senior Pet Month

November is Adopt a Senior Pet Month

Psst! Spread the word. Now is the time. Time to brighten the darkening days of November. Time to warm the cooling nights of November. Time to think snuggles and slippers and cookies and cuddles. Want a hint? There’s nothing more satisfying, more contenting or more...
Pancreatitis in Dogs

Pancreatitis in Dogs

Recognizing the early signs of pancreatitis in dogs — inflammation of the pancreas – is essential to your cherished canine companion’s health, with the illness itself being either chronic or acute. The signs of a dog with acute pancreatitis may include extreme...
Coprophagia in Dogs

Coprophagia in Dogs

Coprophagia is the act of eating and ingesting feces. Studies have shown that what is repulsive to humans is normal and natural in dogs at the earliest stage of their lives. Mother dogs will lick their puppies to urge them to eliminate, then clean their feces for the...

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