What is Cerebellar Ataxia in Dogs?

Does your dog have a problem with coordination or falling down? He may not just be clumsy - it could be Cerebellar Ataxia.

What is Pythiosis in Dogs?

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.

Early Neutering May Be Bad For Larger Mixed-Breed Dogs

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…

What is Factor Xl Deficiency in Dogs?

Factor XI Deficiency is a genetically inherited disease that's a form of hemophilia. Here's what you should know about the disease.

What is Canine Blastomycosis?

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.

What is Dermoid Sinus in Dogs?

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 Discover Biomarker Test For Degenerative Myelopathy in Dog

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.

Love Is In The Air, But So Are Canine STDs

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.

Common Diseases Spread by Fleas and Ticks

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.

The Symptoms, Causes, and Treatments of Pneumonia in Dogs

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.

What is Limp Tail Syndrome?

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.

What Are Achondroplastic Dogs?

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?

What You Need To Know About Glaucoma In 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.

What is Lipoma 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.

Experts Share Lyme Forecast Maps To Help Prevent Disease

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.

What is Scotty Cramp?

Rare as they are, there are such things as breed-specific health problems. One such problem is Scotty Cramp, and affects Scottish Terriers.

Study: Discovery Made to Genetic Link in Dog Disc Disease

Disc disease, known as chondrodystrophy, in some breeds is a common cause of back pain and paralysis. New research now may change that understanding.

Living Well With Your Blind Dog

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.

What Should You Know About Pythiosis in Dogs?

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.

What You Need to Know About Osteosarcoma 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.

What is Alabama Rot?

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.

7 Common Symptoms Of Diabetes In Dogs

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.

What is Legg-Calve-Perthes In Dogs?

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.

What Is Puppy Strangles?

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.

What is Hypothyroidism in Dogs?

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.

Warning: 6 Deadly Heartworm Myths

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.

6 Frequently Asked Questions About Canine Osteoarthritis

Degenerative joint disease is a common problem affecting many senior dogs. Here are six of the most FAQs about canine osteoarthritis.

What You Need to Know About Canine Disk Disease

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.

Understanding the Basics About Degenerative Myelopathy in Dogs

A degenerative spinal disease, Degenerative Myelopathy can cause lameness in dogs. Here's what to look for and how to treat this illness.

Seeing Cross-Eyed: What is Strabismus in Dogs?

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.

Understanding the Basics of Pannus in Dogs

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.

What You Should Know About Pyruvate Kinase Deficiency in Dogs

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.

Understanding Testicular and Ovotesticular Disorder in Dogs

Did you know that hermaphroditism also occurs in dogs? It's called testicular or ovotesticular disorder, and although rare, does occur in dogs.

All About Bowel Obstruction 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.

Let’s Talk About Pancreatitis 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.

What Experts Say You Need To Know About COVID-19 And Your Dog

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.

Data Shows Climate Change Endangers Dogs With New Diseases

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.

Leptospirosis in Dogs: What Every Dog Owner Needs to Know

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.

All About Elbow Dysplasia in Dogs

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.

Gastritis in Dogs: Everything You Need to Know

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.

Bordatella: Kennel Cough Symptoms And Treatments

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.

What Are the 6 Most Common Illnesses in Dogs?

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.

The 411 On Colitis In Dogs

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.

Stomach Churning Effects Of Salmonella Poisoning In Dogs

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.

6 Types of Bacteria That Can Make Your Dog Sick

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.

Study: No Way To Predict Potential Breathing Problems in Brachycephali

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.

What Are the 7 Most Common Musculoskeletal Issues in Dogs?

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.

5 Serious Illnesses Caused by Canine Dental Disease

You don't just keep your dog's teeth to keep them pearly white. Here are five serious illnesses caused by canine dental disease.

Ehrlichiosis in Dogs: What It Is and How To Prevent It

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.

What is Cushing’s Disease in Dogs?

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.

5 Heartworm Facts You Need To Know

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.

Understanding Canine Parovirus

Knowing all the important details about Canine Parovirus can help you diagnose, seek treatment and prevent this deadly illness from affecting your dog.

How Do Dogs Get Heartworm?

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!

What is Hemangiosarcoma in Dogs?

There are different kinds of canine cancers - one of the most serious is Hemangiosarcoma in dogs. But what breeds does it affect and how can it be treated?