What should you do if your dog ate d-Con mouse poison or Tomcat rat bait? Take her to the vet immediately! Learn how rat poison affects your dog and what the vet will do to help your dog survive.
If your dog has a trick knee you can go to surgery or look for alternatives. Find out what else you can do.
A detailed description of the possible causes of haematuria in dogs, the treatments available, and an account of my personal experience and how my dog's diagnosis and treatment went horribly wrong.
Skin tags on dogs, what exactly are they and what can dog owners do when they find one on their dogs? A guide on dog skin tags and skin tag removal for dogs.
It's a system that leaves veterinarians and immunologists with a lot of unanswered questions and a lack of standardized immunization protocols.
German Shepherds are susceptible to a variety of health issues — some are related to breeding practices. Learn about some of their common stomach issues.
Dogs with a hacking cough may have a very infectious disease called kennel cough. A vet's diagnosis is essential, however. My dog recently had the disease.
Labrador Retrievers are lovely dogs but have a tendency to become obese. A gene mutation in some Labs may maintain their hunger and make weight control harder.
An overview of dog pneumonia and our experience with the condition. Our three-week-old Great Dane puppy is recovering well from pneumonia now, due to antibiotics and good supportive care. Photos and videos included.
A silent killer is lurking among many breeds causing death from a ruptured, bleeding spleen in dogs. Learn how to recognize signs of trouble of this devastating condition.
Cushing syndrome is something that affects middle-age to older-age pets and is more prevalent in dogs. It results when too much of a steroid hormone is produced by the pituitary or adrenal gland.
Dog farts are something most pet owners are frustrated by but don't really understand. There are usually very specific reasons why your pet is gassy.
Canine degenerative myelopathy is an incurable disease that can affect dogs. The progression of this disease looks very similar to multiple sclerosis in humans.
Some dogs swallow objects that become trapped in their intestine. Abdominal surgery may be necessary to remove the obstruction, as it was for my dog.
A epilepsy diagnosis can be heartbreaking to pet parents, but epileptic dogs can enjoy a quality life with proper care. Interview with Dr. Cathy Alinovi discusses FAQs about canine epilepsy.