There are a variety of health issues that a dog may experience but one has to do with tumors that exist in the connective tissues. Those types of tumors, known as Mastocytoma or mast cell tumors, exist within the connective tissues, including those that are close to the surface, such as the lungs, skin or… Continue reading Mastocytoma in Dogs – What can be Done?
Author: Tim Shank
Lymphoma in Dogs – What can be Done?
Like humans, dogs are susceptible to a wide range of problems. Some of those issues are readily treated but others may be quite serious. One of the more serious problems that can affect a dog is cancer and although there are a variety of types of cancer, lymphoma is one of the more common. In… Continue reading Lymphoma in Dogs – What can be Done?
Lyme Disease in Dogs – What can be Done?
Among the many problems that a dog may experience is a problem with parasites, including ticks. Those arachnids attach themselves to the dog to feed on the blood but they also may leave something behind that can cause serious problems. It is a type of bacteria that is found in the Borrelia burgdorferi group and… Continue reading Lyme Disease in Dogs – What can be Done?
Otitis in Dogs – Dealing with Ear Infections
Problems with a dog’s health may affect them in many different ways. The issues may be associated with the breed or it could be a problem that is common to an area of the dog. As an example, many dogs have a problem with their ears and this can lead to a common ear infection… Continue reading Otitis in Dogs – Dealing with Ear Infections
Liver Disease in Dogs
It doesn’t matter what organ it is inside of the dog, it is an important part of their health and well-being. That is especially true with an organ, such as the liver. It is responsible for many processes in a canine, including cleaning the blood, helping with digestion and blood clotting. When the liver is… Continue reading Liver Disease in Dogs
Kidney Failure in Dogs
The kidneys are a very important part of the body and this is not only true in humans, it is true in dogs as well. Dogs will sometimes suffer from kidney difficulties and the specific issues they have can range quite widely. One of the common issues that are severe is chronic kidney failure, which… Continue reading Kidney Failure in Dogs
Hookworm Infection in Dogs
One of the issues that may be experienced by a dog is an infection. Infections may take on many different forms, including those caused by bacteria and viruses. At times, dogs may also experience infections of parasites, including hookworms. This can be a serious issue that needs to be treated in order to improve the… Continue reading Hookworm Infection in Dogs
Heat Stroke in Dogs
Many dogs enjoy spending time outdoors and it doesn’t matter what the weather is like outside, if you open the door, they are going to head outside. There are times, however, when you need to be especially cautious of the health of your dog, and that is particularly true when it is hot outside. It… Continue reading Heat Stroke in Dogs
Epileptic Seizures in Dogs
Both humans and dogs can suffer from a neurological disorder that would result in seizures, commonly referred to as epileptic seizures. These seizures may be an ongoing problem for your dog and could result in unconsciousness, although not all dogs that experience epileptic seizures are going to lose consciousness. Recognizing the types of seizures that… Continue reading Epileptic Seizures in Dogs
Dry Eye Syndrome in Dogs
One of the more common areas where a dog may experience problems is with their eyes. This type of an issue may manifest itself in many different ways but one of the common problems that occurs in many dogs is Keratoconjunctivitis sicca, which is commonly referred to as “dry eye syndrome.” This is an issue… Continue reading Dry Eye Syndrome in Dogs