Canine Skin Problems

Table of Contents General Symptoms Diagnosis Treatment and Management Prevention Different Conditions Canine Skin Problems Skin problems in dogs are widespread with over 160 different documented…


The Evolution of the Dog and Cat

The History of Modern Dogs Class – Mammalia (mammals) Order – Carnivora (meat eaters) Family – Canidae (dog family) Genera – Canus (all canines) Species – Familiaris (modern dog) According to historians the order…


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Feline Muscle Disorders

Table of Contents Myasthenia Gravis – General Symptoms Diagnosis Treatment Steatitis – General Symptoms Treatment Hypokalemic Polymyopathy – General Symptoms Treatment   Feline Muscle Disorders…


Feline Kidney Disease

Your cat’s kidneys play a central role in almost all of its bodily processes. They help to control blood pressure and regulate fluid levels in the bloodstream. The kidneys produce a variety of important hormones and…


Feline Leukemia

Table of Contents General Symptoms Diagnosis Treatment Prevention Feline Leukemia GENERAL Feline leukemia virus (FeLV) is a retrovirus that commonly causes anemia or lymphoma. This virus…


Canine Cancer

Table of Contents General Symptoms Treatment Prevention Canine Breeds with the Highest Incidence of Cancer  Types of Cancer Canine Cancer General Canine cancer is the uncontrolled growth of…


Understanding Pet Health

By Dr. Bill Barnett, D.V.M. What is Pet Health? The typical medical definition is simply the absence of any clinical disease. I believe Pet Health is much more than the absence of disease… For me, pet health…