Does your dog have a problem with coordination or falling down? He may not just be clumsy - it could be Cerebellar Ataxia.
Most dogs love to swim. But there are hidden dangers in the water, in the form of microscopic spores called pythiosis, that can harm your pooch.
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…
Factor XI Deficiency is a genetically inherited disease that's a form of hemophilia. Here's what you should know about the disease.
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.
An inherited condition, dermoid sinus can affect any dog breed. With symptoms that range from skin infections to nerve damage, here's what you need to know.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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?
There are some diseases that have the potential of robbing your pooch of his eyesight - that's why you need to know about Glaucoma 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.
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.
Rare as they are, there are such things as breed-specific health problems. One such problem is Scotty Cramp, and affects Scottish Terriers.
Disc disease, known as chondrodystrophy, in some breeds is a common cause of back pain and paralysis. New research now may change that understanding.
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.
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.
Another name for bone cancer, osteosarcoma is the most common form of cancer in dogs - and the most aggressive. Here's what you need to know.
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.
It's important that owners are able to recognize the symptoms of diabetes in dogs in order to get their pooch into the veterinarian and treated right away.
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.
Puppy strangles is a rare skin condition that affects mostly young dogs. Read on to learn more about this disease and how to treat it.
Let's talk facts. In this article you will learn the basics about what hypothyroidism in dogs is, how it affects dogs, and what can be done to treat it.
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.
Degenerative joint disease is a common problem affecting many senior dogs. Here are six of the most FAQs about canine osteoarthritis.
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.
A degenerative spinal disease, Degenerative Myelopathy can cause lameness in dogs. Here's what to look for and how to treat this illness.
You've probably heard this condition called cross-eyed or walleyed. Strabismus in dogs affects certain breeds, but your vet may be able to correct it.
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 blood disorder, Pyruvate Kinase Deficiency is an inherited disease that affects certain breeds of dogs. Here's what you should know about this disease.
Did you know that hermaphroditism also occurs in dogs? It's called testicular or ovotesticular disorder, and although rare, does occur in dogs.
We don't like to think about our dog's pooping, but you should take notice. This is especially important when it comes to bowel obstruction in dogs.
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.
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.
The latest research points out the sudden rise of potentially deadly dog diseases that are transmitted by insects, in areas where they weren't seen before.
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.
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.
A serious digestive issue, gastritis in dogs can be acute or chronic. Do you think that your dog suffers from these disease? Read on to find out more about gastritis.
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.
At any age, dogs can suffer from canine ailments. Here are the six most common illnesses in dogs and what symptoms to look out for.
A disease that can be a serious pain in the behind, learn what you can do about Colitis in dogs. This condition affects the dog's colon, or large intestine.
Something doesn't taste right... it could be a nasty case of salmonella. Just like with humans, salmonella poisoning in dogs comes with serious side effects.
You never know when your dog can pick up an illness. These are the six most common types of bacteria that can make your dog sick.
Around half of all dogs with flatter faces develop breathing difficulties. Scientists say there is no way to tell in advance which dogs will be affected.
Seen in large-breed dogs, musculoskeletal problems can put a lot of stress on your dog's bones or joints. Here are the 7 most common issues to look out for.
You don't just keep your dog's teeth to keep them pearly white. Here are five serious illnesses caused by canine dental disease.
Ticks are more than just a pest - they can actually transmit deadly diseases such as Ehrlichiosis. Let's talk about what this is and how to prevent it.
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.
April is Heartworm Awareness Month, and we wanted to start it off with these interesting and important heartworm facts that all pet parents should know.
Knowing all the important details about Canine Parovirus can help you diagnose, seek treatment and prevent this deadly illness from affecting your dog.
It's a potentially deadly disease that can be prevented... but how do dogs get heartworm? It'll be one more reason to hate those little blood suckers!