Atopy in Dogs
General Facts Atopy is caused by an abnormal skin barrier, dog genetics and environmental factors. It is defined by allergy symptoms resulting from repeated exposure to environmental substances such as pollen, mould, dust, etc. Given the hereditary nature of this disease, certain breeds are more...
A dog with cancer can show diverse and various symptoms. Learn about the common symptoms of cancer in dogs to watch out for.
Chronic renal insufficiency
When dogs start to grow old, they become more and more susceptible to develop renal failure.
Some dogs are too curious for their own good and find themselves chewing foods or objects they shouldn't. What should I do if my dog has ingested a foreign object?
Gastric dilatation / torsion
Dilation or gastric torsion (gastric dilatation volvulus) affects dogs and their digestive system. The stomach is then the main organ affected.
Gastroenteritis in dogs is characterized by inflammation of the digestive system and intestines of the animal.
Many dog breeds are known to have a predisposition to hip problems, like hip dysplasia.
What is a hot spot? If your dog loves to swim, this skin condition should be familiar to you. The "hot spot" is a fairly common pyoderma (skin infection), especially in long-haired or double-coated dogs (i.e., Husky) that occurs during the summer. It is most...