Monthly Archives: April 2014

Animal shelters, or what used to be know

Animal shelters, or what used to be known as pounds, are either governmental or private organizations that provide temporary homes for stray, surrendered, or abandoned pet animals. They most often house dogs and cats. The animal is kept at the … Continue reading

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Maya, a five-year-old Border Collie (pic

Maya, a five-year-old Border Collie (pictured), presented symptoms of lethargy and occasional vomiting and diarrhea. She was a dog who loved doing agility trials, but who had become much slower in her performance. Her blood profile was normal, but a … Continue reading

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Managing Feline Asthma Humans are not th

Managing Feline Asthma Humans are not the only ones who can suffer from asthma. It is a condition that can also afflict cats. Feline asthma is similar to human asthma, in that it is a chronic inflammation of the airways … Continue reading

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Addison’s Disease in Dogs Addison’s di

Addison’s Disease in Dogs Addison’s disease is an endocrine disorder where the adrenal glands, near the kidneys, fail to produce enough hormones. This disease is relatively uncommon (approximately one case per 3000 dogs) but it is more common in dogs … Continue reading

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