Although your immune system is supposed to protect you, it can sometimes have the opposite effect. That's what can happen if your dog has hemolytic anemia.
Kidney and bladder stones in dogs can be painful and even life-threatening if not properly treated. Let's go over the basics about kidney stones in dogs.
The warm winter has led to heavy parasitic infection forecasts for pets. Researchers released a forecasting map that predicts risk for Lyme disease in dogs.
Not all tumors are cancerous, and lipoma in dogs is one of the more common types your dog can suffer from. Here's what you need to know about.
A degenerative spinal disease, Degenerative Myelopathy can cause lameness in dogs. Here's what to look for and how to treat this illness.
Researchers from the University of Missouri believe a test that helps diagnose ALS in humans can also be used for diagnosing canine cases of DM.
A condition that affects the cornea in your dog's eye, Pannius in dogs is a hereditary condition that progresses with age. Learn more about what pannus is.
A disease that's similar to the measles that humans can get, Canine Distemper is a virus that's highly contagious and could kill your dog.
Also referred to as Bordatella, this illness is not just a common cold. Be on the lookout for these kennel cough symptoms and know what to do about it.
Cancer can attack any part of a dog's body - ever their toes. Digital Squamous Cell Carcinoma starts at the toes, but can spread throughout the body.
Ticks are harbingers of disease and illness. During tick season, be on the lookout for these Lyme Disease symptoms in dogs.
With the weather warming up, our dogs are in danger of picking up serious illnesses. Let's talk about Leptospirosis in dogs and how to prevent it.
They may be small, but hookworms in dogs can lead to big health problems. As pet parents, we love to indulge our furry best friends with the best – fro…
Did you know that hermaphroditism also occurs in dogs? It's called testicular or ovotesticular disorder, and although rare, does occur in dogs.
All types of collies can suffer from Collie Eye Anomaly, a mutation that leads to blindness. Here's what you need to know about the disease.
Legg-Calve-Perthes in dogs is a hip joint disorder that affects blood supply to the femoral head. Commonly seen in miniature, toy, and small-breed dogs.
When these pests leave their mark on your pet, it may Lyme disease, rabbit fever... even the plague! We've got fleas and ticks to thank for spreading them.
There's so much news out there about CoVid-19 and pets, and some of it seems conflicting. That's why we asked the expert - Dr. Jerry Klein, Chief Veterinary Officer of the American Kennel Club.
A disease that first made an appearance in the 1980s, Alabama Rot can be fatal is not treated early. Keep an eye out for the symptoms to catch and treat it.
Loss of vision doesn't mean your pooch can't enjoy his life - we've outlined a few tips on how to help your blind dog cope with vision loss.
Vision loss can affects dog breeds of all ages. As a pet parent, keep an eye on your dog's peepers with this short guide to eye diseases in dogs.
Canine Disk Disease is a serious health issue that can affect a dog's movement and can cause a great deal of pain. Know the risks and the symptoms.
Bad breath is the least of your worries when it comes to periodontal disease in dogs. Brush up on how to keep tooth and gum infections away from your dog.
Do you know the warning signs? Pet parents need to know the heartworm symptoms in dogs in order to catch and treat this potentially fatal disease in time.
Standing water is a breeding ground for a fungal infection that's dangerous to canines. Here's what you need to know about pythiosis in dogs.
The truth about heartworm is out there - you just need to know the difference between fact and fiction. Here are 6 popular heartworm myths we dispel.
You may not have known this fact, but dogs do have elbows! And breeds of all sizes can be prone to elbow dysplasia in dogs.
Despite their happy-go-lucky temperament, depression in dogs is a recognized medical issue. Here's what to look for if your pooch has doggie depression.
Regardless of whether you’re a seasoned dog parent or a first-time owner, you should brush up on the symptoms and methods of prevention of Lyme disease in dogs, to make sure you and your four-legged bestie have a great time this summer.
Does your dog have a belly ache? The cause may be from an intestinal infection called Giardia. Learn more about the parasite behind giardia in dogs.
If you go out to the woods today, you may be in for a big surprise. Canine blastomycosis is a fungal infection your dog can pick up in the great outdoors.
Knowing all the important details about Canine Parovirus can help you diagnose, seek treatment and prevent this deadly illness from affecting your dog.
Were going to go over Addisons Disease in dogs, so you can better understand it and help your dog live a normal, active life.
It's no secret that we share a lot of similarities with our four-legged best friends. But what about mental illnesses? Can dogs have autism?
When your dog suffers from this disease, a small cut can cause big problems. Here's what all pet parents should know about Hemophilia in dogs.
Although it's uncommon, there's still a chance that tetanus can affect your dog. Here's what you need to know about tetanus in dogs.
As if 2020 hasn’t already presented us all with some challenges, pet hospitals nationwide are saying they are seeing an increase in puppy Parvo during…
Vets are worried about the increased rates of confirmed canine disease parvo cases, and believe it's due to a growing anti-vax movement in pet owners.
Factor XI Deficiency is a genetically inherited disease that's a form of hemophilia. Here's what you should know about the disease.
It's more than just a cold - it's a respiratory illness that affects canines and humans. Here's what you need to know about pneumonia in dogs.
Many pet owners are not even aware that dogs are able to get, carry and share Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs). Here's what you need to know.
Smaller sized dogs come with many compact benefits - but they also have a few problems that come with their tiny size - what are achondraplastic dogs?
You share almost everything with your dog - but can you get him sick? This is reverse zoonosis, and there's a risk you can pass something to an animal.
There are many water-borne illnesses canines can unwillingly pick up. Pet parents need to know about leptospirosis in dogs and how to treat this disease.
Cushings disease in dogs is brought about by an excess of circulating cortisol hormone. This causes tumors to form on a dogs adrenal or pituitary glands.
We all love to see a happy tail wagging. But have you ever heard of Limp Tail Syndrome? If you have a long-tailed dog, here's what you need to know.
A disease that's hard to digest, pancreatitis in dogs requires a total change in lifestyle and careful monitoring. What you can do and how to treat it.
Does your dog have a problem with coordination or falling down? He may not just be clumsy - it could be Cerebellar Ataxia.
Disc disease, known as chondrodystrophy, in some breeds is a common cause of back pain and paralysis. New research now may change that understanding.
For canines, dog bloat is a serious problem that can cause damaging and irreparable harm. There are things you can you do to stop and treat it.
Since dogs spend a big portion of their day sleeping it away, it stands to reason that just like humans–our furry friends may have sleep issues as well…
Pet parents, be warned: seasonal canine illness is at peak this autumn- if not treated on time, it can be fatal for your pet.
Researchers from the University of California, Davis just released study results that show heavier mixed-breed dogs may be at higher risks for joint disorder…
Painful and dangerous, Inflammatory Bowel Disease is a serious condition that can affect dogs. Know the signs and symptoms - it could save your dog's life.
A collaboration between miniature wirehaired dachshunds and scientists has advanced research into a rare and deadly form of epilepsy in children and dogs.