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Vaccination Recommendations for Puppies
The vaccination of puppies (puppy shots) is one of the crucial steps in assuring the puppy will have a healthy and happy puppyhood. The who, what, why, when, where, and how of vaccinations are complicated, and may vary from puppy to puppy. https://www.vetarena.org/gallery/image-340.l.jpg...
 
Kennel Cough (Infectious Tracheobronchitis) in Dogs
'Kennel Cough' is the term that was commonly applied to the most prevalent upper respiratory problem in dogs in the United States. Recently, the condition has become known as tracheobronchitis, canine infectious tracheobronchitis, Bordetellosis, or Bordetella. It is highly contagious in dogs. The...
 
Complete information about hip dysplasia in dogs
What is hip dysplasia? To understand hip dysplasia we must have a basic understanding of the joint that is being affected. The hip joint forms the attachment of the hind leg to the body and is a ball and socket joint. The ball portion is the head of the femur while the socket (acetabulum) is...
 
Brucellosis (Brucella canis) & Abortions in Dogs
Brucellosis is a disease caused by Brucella canis, which is a bacteria that was first isolated from dead puppy fetuses in the middle 1960ís. It is the most common bacteria that can infect bitches and their fetuses. It seems that over the years much has been written on brucellosis in breeding dogs,...
 
Leptospirosis in Dogs
Leptospirosis is a disease of worldwide significance that infects both animals and humans. The scientific name of the infecting organism is Leptospira interrogans sensu lato. Within this species there are many different strains (serovars). Of these different strains there are eight that are of...
 
Reproductive and Breeding Problems in Dogs
Reproductive problems in dogs range from infertility, to abortion, to difficult deliveries.
 
Full FAQ and information about Allergy in dogs
An allergy is a reaction to an allergen, a substance capable of inducing a hypersensitive reaction in humans and animals. An allergen can be almost any natural or man-made substance in the environment such as grass, pollen, flea saliva, dust, or even fabric. Allergens enter your pet's body via...
 
Important Causes of Abortion in dogs
There are various reasons for why we should prevent pregnancy in dogs. It is a common concern, and there are ways to perform a safe pregnancy termination if your dog has become pregnant. If you are considering ending a pregnancy in your dog, it is recommended that you first seek the advice and assis
 
Why your Dog Needs Rabies Vaccination
The very mention of rabies triggers alarm, and it is accurate to state that the concerns are well founded.
 
Dog Heartworm Basic information
THE FACT IS, HEARTWORM INFECTION is still an extremely serious health concern for your dog, and the risk of it is widespread. The American Heartworm Society notes that adult heartworm disease has been reported in dogs in all 50 states. Adult heartworm disease can cause severe damage to the heart,...
 
What You Can Do about Canine Flu ?
Canine flu is a new disease that is affecting dogs. It is caused by the canine influenza virus, a relatively new virus that affects dogs. It was first identified in racing greyhounds in 2004 and appears to have been involved with significant respiratory problems on the dog tracks throughout the...
 
Chocolate Toxicity in Dogs
Both milk chocolate and dark chocolate contain toxins called methylxanthines in the form of caffeine and theobromine. Caffeine is a well-known stimulant. Theobromine, a bitter, colorless chemical, increases urine production, relaxes blood vessels, and stimulates the heart. Methylxanthines are also...
 
Symptoms and Treatment of Coccidia in Dogs
COCCIDIA are small protozoans (one-celled organisms) that multiply in the intestinal tracts of dogs and cats. They are most common in puppies and kittens less than six months of age or adult animals that are stressed or have a suppressed immune system.
 
Common Signs of Cancer in Dogs
CANCER MOST COMMONLY OCCURS in older dogs, although cancer in younger dogs is not unheard of. Common canine cancers include bone cancer, lymphoma, and mast cell tumors.
 
Common Heart Conditions That Affect Dogs
While older dogs are at risk for heart disease, there are certain heart conditions that may be lying in wait for puppies or younger adults, diseases that may have been caused by a congenital (from birth) defect.
 
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