Two Genetic-Based Conditions That May Manifest in Your Pit Bull
23 November 2016
Dogs are just like people in many ways. They have their own personality quirks and odd behaviors. They can also be the victim of genetic abnormalities. If you're considering adopting a pit bull puppy (or full-grown dog), here are two genetic conditions that can affect your canine friend and the possible treatment options you can employ to help him or her overcome the problem.
Deafness and Blindness
Dogs use their eyes and ears to explore the world.
Uveitis In Young Cats: 3 Underlying Diseases That May Be Causing Your Cat's Cloudy Eyes
27 September 2016
Uveitis is a condition in which the uveal tract, the pigmented and vascular part of the eye, becomes inflamed, resulting in a cloudy eye appearance. This serious condition can cause extreme pain and may eventually cause blindness. While there are many causes of uveitis, including glaucoma, trauma, and cancer, infectious disease is usually suspected in younger cats and has to be ruled out before treatment can begin. This is done through a simple blood test.
Three Things To Know About Sweet Treats And Your Pooch
21 September 2016
The arrival of fall brings chilly nights, cozy outfits, and a plethora of sweet treats. Between the buckets of Halloween candy and dishes full of our favorite seasonal treats, your pooch may beg you for a taste. Before giving your dog a sugary sample, take a moment to inform yourself about the dangers of sharing candy with your canine companion.
1. Sugar Is a No-No for Dogs
Even if your dog gives you sad puppy eyes, don't share your candy with him.
FAQ About A Dog With Congestive Heart Failure
16 September 2016
Has your dog been severely fatigue and fainting a lot lately? You might want to get him or her examined in case congestive heart failure is the cause. If you have to wait a while before your regular veterinarian can see your pet, take him or her to a 24-hour emergency vet clinic. This article will give you more insight about congestive heart failure and why it is important for your dog to receive emergency medical attention.