Articles in the category ‘Diseases & Ailments’

If your dog has been diagnosed with diabetes, early treatment by your veterinarian will help prevent further complications from this disease. Your pet may be saved from the painful experience of nerve damage as well as avoiding blindness. Conventional treatments will go a long way to keeping your dog healthy. Insulin injections Depending upon your... read on

Did you know that diabetes is becoming increasingly more common in our household pets? The latest research shows that 1 in every 100 dogs gets diagnosed with diabetes. Therefore it is only reasonable that you understand what causes this disease and take preventative measures to protect your dog’s health. How do dogs get diabetes? In... read on

There are essentially three ways that you can help prevent your dog from getting diabetes. This disease is one that you want your dog to avoid so that he lives as long and healthy as possible. And although it’s rare, there are many dogs whose diabetes go into remission just by having their diet, supplementation,... read on

If your dog has been diagnosed with cancer, consider contacting one of the largest and distinguished cancer treatment centers in the world – the Angel Care Cancer Center, with their main hospital located in Carlsbad, California. In the field of veterinary oncology, this cancer center offers capabilities in diagnostic and therapeutic areas that, in many... read on

Everybody is familiar with the fact that humans have strokes.  It is a serious medical issue that people must be aware of when it comes to their own health. However, most of us do not realize that our pets can also suffer a stroke and receive severe brain damage. Experts use to claim that dog... read on

Flea Allergy Dermatitis The most common allergic skin disease in dogs develops when certain dogs become hypersensitive to flea bites.  The allergic agent is contained in the saliva or mouth parts of the flea and is injected into the dog when the flea feeds. The disease usually occurs during the warm months and is commonly... read on

Demodectic Mange Demodectic Mange is known by several common names including red mange, pustular mange, and puppy mange. The disease is caused by a cigar-shaped mite that lives in the hair follicles of the skin. The presence of this mite in the hair follicle causes local inflammation and disruption of the hair growth cycle. Alopecia... read on

Advances in veterinary medicine have led to increased longevity for pets, but special problems still crop up in older animals, especially dogs, either as a direct or indirect result of aging. An older dog may suffer from a variety of major and minor ailments that do not normally afflict younger pets. Among the most important... read on