What is a seizure or epilepsy ? Seizures are one of the most frequently reported neurological conditions in dogs. The scientific term for seizure is "ictus". A seizure may also be called a convulsion or fit and is a temporary involuntary disturbance of normal brain function … [Read more...] about Seizures, General for Dogs
Lyme disease is a very common infectious disease in the northeast United States. It is also a very controversial topic amongst veterinarians because most dogs that test positive are not clinically ill. This makes it difficult to determine which dogs should be treated. Lyme … [Read more...] about Lyme Disease in Dogs
Sneezing and snorting seem like obvious enough actions to define, yet it’s not always easy to tell the difference between the two in pets. Indeed, these two symptoms can sometimes look so similar so that many people use the terms interchangeably. Sneezing is generally defined as … [Read more...] about My Pet Is Sneezing and Snorting. What’s Going On ?
The sound of a dog constantly scratching or licking can be as irritating as nails on a chalkboard. But don’t blame your pooch for these bad habits -- a skin condition is probably the culprit. Possible causes range from parasites to allergies to underlying illness. Allergic … [Read more...] about Skin Problems in Dogs
Come fall season, one vegetable a lot of people (including yours truly) go crazy over is squash. Grill that thing and feed it to me and I’m the happiest person on earth eating away! But what about our furry friends ? Can dogs eat squash ? Or is squash bad for dogs? Can Dogs … [Read more...] about Can Dogs Eat Squash ? Or Is Squash Bad For Dogs ?