Chronic Inflammatory Bowel Disease in Dogs

By David Walker | Article Featured on Veterinary Experts

Chronic inflammatory enteropathy (or CIE) is a disease that causes inflammation of the bowel. It has some similarities to a human disease called Crohn’s disease. The inflammation can affect any or all of the stomach, small bowel and large bowel (colon).

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Blood Transfusions in Dogs and Cats

By Mayank Seth | Article Featured on Veterinary Experts

As we start to provide more advanced healthcare to cats and dogs, blood transfusions are becoming increasingly common and increasingly complex. Blood transfusions in dogs and cats may be needed for many reasons and come in many forms.

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Urinary Blockage in Cats: A Real Emergency

By DR. DONNA SPECTOR DVM, DACVIM | Featured on Vetstreet

A urinary blockage occurs when there is an obstruction in the urethra, the tube that carries urine from the bladder to the outside of the body. When this happens it is difficult or impossible for a cat to empty the bladder, making it a . . . → Read More: Urinary Blockage in Cats: A Real Emergency

What is Canine Distemper?

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Prevention is the key with this disease. Distemper in dogs is caused by a virus which is spread through most body fluids including saliva, urine, and blood. It is highly contagious and often deadly. At first, the disease mimics kennel cough, with goopy eyes, fever, runny nose, coughing, and tiredness . . . → Read More: What is Canine Distemper?

Leptospirosis in Dogs

Leptospirosis is a disease caused by infection with Leptospira bacteria. These bacteria can be found worldwide in soil and water.

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Can Dogs Get Hemorrhoids?

By Sarah Wooten, DVM | Article Featured on PetMD

In humans, a hemorrhoid is defined as a swollen blood vessel in the lower rectum or anus. They can be internal or protrude externally, and can range from very painful to mildly uncomfortable—a real pain in the you know where.

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Reasons Cats Get Sick After a Meal

Reasons Cats Get Sick After a Meal

By MADELEINE BURRY Original Article

Hearing your cat throw up is nothing out of the ordinary for most cat owners. We usually just think that they ate a little too much or too quickly. Although this is often the case, sometimes there can be a more serious . . . → Read More: Reasons Cats Get Sick After a Meal

Dangerous Pet Medication Mixes to Avoid

Dangerous Pet Medication Mixes to Avoid

Article by Jennifer Coates, DVM | PetMD

Pets with multiple and/or serious health problems often end up taking many medications, and the more they take, the greater the risk that an adverse reaction might occur. Drug interactions develop as a result of changes in the body’s ability to . . . → Read More: Dangerous Pet Medication Mixes to Avoid

How to Give Your Pet a Pill

How to Give Your Pet a Pill

Article Found on PetMD | Written by Mindy Cohen

Giving oral medication to a cat or dog can be a challenge for pet parents. If your veterinarian recommends medication for your cat or dog, she has your pet’s best interest in mind. Fortunately, pilling a pet is . . . → Read More: How to Give Your Pet a Pill

Bisphenol A in canned dog food may increase BPA concentrations in pets

Bisphenol A in Canned Dog Food May Increase BPA Concentrations in Pets

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Bisphenol A (BPA) is a widely used industrial chemical found in many household items, including resins used to line metal storage containers, such as food cans. Now, researchers at the University of Missouri have found that . . . → Read More: Bisphenol A in Canned Dog Food May Increase BPA Concentrations in Pets