Top 10 Signs of Cancer in Pets

Original Article By Petmd

Cancer is the #1 Disease-Related Killer of Pets

Many people do not realize that cancer is not just a human condition; it affects

. . . → Read More: Top 10 Signs of Cancer in Pets

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

5 Signs Your Pet Is Having an Allergic Reaction

5 Signs Your Pet Is Having an Allergic Reaction

Article by Mindy Cohan, VMD | Found on PetMD

Allergic reactions are something we have in common with our pets. Anaphylaxis, a severe and potentially life-threatening reaction often seen in people following exposure to things such as shell fish, nuts and insect stings, can also . . . → Read More: 5 Signs Your Pet Is Having an Allergic Reaction

Can Pets Get Vertigo?

Can Pets Get Vertigo?

By Helen Anne Travis | Found on PetMD

Like humans, pets can experience vertigo. The sensation of dizziness and imbalance is often caused by vestibular disease. The vestibular system governs an animal’s sense of balance and includes components in the inner ear and brain.

There are two types of vestibular . . . → Read More: Can Pets Get Vertigo?

Nasal Discharge and Sneezing in Cats

Nasal Discharge and Sneezing in Cats

Article by Ellie Mardell | Found on The Veterinary Expert

Cats with nasal discharge, “snuffly” breathing, snoring noises when asleep or awake, sneezing and sometimes gagging, are suffering from disease affecting the nose and/or throat. Signs that have been ongoing for more than 3 weeks are termed ‘chronic’, . . . → Read More: Nasal Discharge and Sneezing in Cats

Dog Limping – How to Get Your Dog Back on His Feet

Dog Limping – How to Get Your Dog Back on His Feet

Article Found on VetStreet

A number of things –– infections, injuries, or arthritis –– can sideline your dog, leaving him with a limp. Here’s how to figure out what’s wrong and get him the help he needs.

If you see that your . . . → Read More: Dog Limping – How to Get Your Dog Back on His Feet

Noisy Breathing in Dogs

Noisy Breathing in Dogs

Article found on Pet MD

Stertor and Stridor in Dogs

Unusually loud breathing sounds are often the result of air passing through abnormally narrowed passageways, meeting resistance to airflow because of partial blockage of these regions. The origin may be the back of the throat (nasopharynx), the throat (pharynx), the . . . → Read More: Noisy Breathing in Dogs

Canine Hypothyroidism: How to Spot and Treat This Subtle Disease

Canine Hypothyroidism: How to Spot and Treat This Subtle Disease

Article Found on VetStreet

Although our feline companions can suffer from hyperthyroidism, the majority of dogs with thyroid problems will have the opposite condition — hypothyroidism. Hypothyroidism occurs when the thyroid glands do not produce enough thyroid hormones. If a dog is hypothyroid, there . . . → Read More: Canine Hypothyroidism: How to Spot and Treat This Subtle Disease

5 Tricky Conditions You Might THINK are Hairballs

5 Tricky Conditions You Might THINK are Hairballs

Article by Dr. Mike Paul DVM| Found on PetHealthNetwork

If you share your life with a cat, or two, or five, you have almost certainly heard your cat making a very troubled wheezing, coughing, retching sound that you assumed to be a hairball. Sometimes though, no . . . → Read More: 5 Tricky Conditions You Might THINK are Hairballs

7 Causes of Cat Sneezing

7 Causes of Cat Sneezing

Article by Dr. Mike Paul, DVM | Found on PetHealthNetwork

Ever see a little kitten wrinkle its nose and let out with a cute sneeze? It sounds sort of like “Pfft!” and may or may not be accompanied by a few droplets.

We all sneeze on occasion for what . . . → Read More: 7 Causes of Cat Sneezing