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Owner's Guide to Cushing's Disease in Dogs

Middle-aged to older dogs are usually affected by Cushing's disease. The average age at diagnosis is six years old. However, dogs as young as two years old have been known to be affected. You may be ..
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Owner's Guide to Discoid Lupus in Dogs

Discoid lupus in dogs is an autoimmune condition that results in discoloration of the nose. In rare cases, it can also affect other areas of the skin. Professionals have yet to find a specific cause ..
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Cat Arthritis - Owner's Guide to Arthritis in Cats

Cat arthritis is a condition in which there is joint inflammation. It can become very painful to your cat. Any feline is at risk for developing this condition, but athletic cats are more susceptible. .
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Dog Bloat - Owner's Guide to Bloat in Dogs

Bloat in dogs is one of the most common causes of death. This condition occurs when your dog's stomach swells due to excess fluid or gas. It can be life-threatening in under an hour. So, what exactly .
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An Owner's Guide to Arthritis in Dogs

Arthritis in dogs is a condition that occurs when the joints become inflamed. This can be the result of injury or disease. This condition is most common in older dogs, but can also occur in younger ..
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Dog Tapeworms - An Owner's Guide to Tapeworms in Dogs

Tapeworms in dogs are parasites that invade the intestinal tract. Once there, they attach themselves to the inner walls of the intestine. Unlike hookworms, they don't suck blood. However, they can be .
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An Owner's Guide to Congestive Heart Failure in Dogs

Congestive heart failure in dogs is a very serious condition.   It is caused by an abnormality in the structure of function of the heart.   There are two forms of this disease. Forms In one form ..
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Owner's Guide to Asthma in Cats

Asthma in cats occurs when the airways swell up and restrict airflow. It is very similar to the condition that occurs in humans. Male cats are much less likely to develop asthma when compared to ..
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Dog Ear Infections - A Look at Ear Infections in Dogs

Dog ear infections are relatively common. The infection can affect just the external ear canal, or progress into the middle ear. Dogs with hairy or pendulous ears have an increased risk when compared .
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Five Tips For Dealing With Dog Shedding Problems

All dogs that have hair will shed, but some breeds do so more than others. If you want to prevent dog shedding problems, then you will have to practice good grooming habits. This is the best way to ..
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Everything You Need to Know About Canine Urinary Tract ..

Canine urinary tract infections are a relatively common problem for dogs. Older, spayed females have an increased risk of developing this condition when compared to males. This is due to the fact ..
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Dog Coughing - Five Common Causes of Canine Coughing

Dog coughing can occur for many different reasons, some of them serious and others minor. Your dog can cough if he drinks water too fast, or he can cough due to lung or heart conditions. Other common .
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Dog Eye Infections - Four Common Canine Eye Infections

Like us, there are many things that can go wrong with your dog's eyes. Some of the most common dog eye infections include conjunctivitis, uveitis, and scleritis. Treatment can be as simple as ..
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Canine Skin Diseases - A Look at Four Common Dog Skin Problems

Canine skin diseases are among some of the most common health problems.   Diagnosing them accurately can sometimes prove to be difficult as many other diseases imitate their symptoms.   Some of the .
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Four Causes of Feline Kidney Disease

Feline kidney disease is a common problem for older cats. However, it can affect cats of any age. There are many different reasons why your cat could develop this disease. Let's take a look at some ..
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Four Common Causes of Feline Anemia

Feline anemia develops when there are not enough red blood cells or hemoglobin in the body. It is a symptom of disease, but is not a disease itself. Let's take a look at some of the most common ..
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Cat Hairballs - Tips For Preventing Hairballs in Cats

While constantly grooming themselves, cats ingest pieces of fur that end up in their stomachs. Cat hairballs are usually harmless as they can be coughed up. However, they can sometimes form a ..
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Three Common Orchid Diseases

There are many common orchid diseases that can cause serious harm to your beautiful plant. You should check your orchids once a week so that you will notice any problems early. Let's take a look at ..
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Three Types of Orchid Pots

There are three common types of orchid pots. They include plastic, terracotta, and basket. The best type of pot for you depends on the potting mix, type of orchid, and location that you're growing ..
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The Truth About Canine Hives

Canine hives are allergic reactions that are caused by substances absorbed through your dog's skin or inhaled through the nose. These reactions can occur virtually anywhere on your dog's body. The ..
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Three Common Types of Canine Worms

There are three common canine worms that can infect your dog. They include roundworms, tapeworms, hookworms, and whipworms. These worm infestations can cause symptoms such as diarrhea, vomiting, and ..
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Three Causes of Dog Seizures

Dog seizures are a sign that there are neurological problems with your pet. There are various things that can cause a dog to have a seizure besides epilepsy. Some of the most common include tumors, ..
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Four Types of Dog Seizures

Periods of abnormal electrical activity in your dog's brain will trigger a seizure. There are different types of dog seizures. They include petit mal, grand mal, staus epilepticus, and cluster. Let's .
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The Truth About Canine Ear Infections

Canine ear infections are a common problem for dog owners. The infection can occur in the external ear canal and spread to the middle ear. Dogs with hairy or pendulous ears commonly suffer ..
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Canine Heart Disease

Canine heart disease is a very common condition. It is a very serious condition that usually proves to be fatal unless it is detected very early. Types There are two types of canine heart disease. ..
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