Allergies are on an upswing in dogs and many food allergies manifest themselves in the form of ear infections. There are usually other symptoms as well such as itchy, flaky skin but often on their own are not bad enough to worry an owner.
When it comes to helping your dog (and you) live longer experts agree exercise tops the list. And let’s face it; we all want our dogs to live longer. Finding activities to condition and exercise your dog indoors – when it is too hot, too cold, too rainy, or you are too busy – is a challenge many dog owners face.
If your dog has motion sickness, it can really make a car trip unpleasant for both of you. He won’t enjoy feeling nauseous, and you won’t like having to clean up the mess if he vomits.
Tapeworms are flatworms that can grow up to 28 inches in length although they are more commonly between four and ten inches long. Their bodies are made up of many small section called proglottids that can break off as the worm matures.
Atopic dermatitis is a chronic condition with a complex pathogenesis and clinical picture, whose treatment often requires the lifelong adoption of several therapeutic strategies.
Cataracts are probably the most common cause of canine blindness along with glaucoma. Both of these diseases are treatable – cataracts are surgically removed in a similar surgery to human cataract removal and if caught early, glaucoma can often be managed with medication.
There are two types of warts that occur in dogs caused by the papilloma virus. The papilloma viruses are site-specific and proliferative DNA viruses that develop as either benign skin tumors or mucosal tumors in young dogs.
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