Ringworm is a microscopic fungus more similar to yeasts and moulds than to your average Portobello mushroom. These fungi feed on keratin, an essential component of the skin, hair, and nails found in animals, including humans.
Kennel cough Kennel cough can come about due to two types of infections. These could be viral infections like canine adenovirus and parainfluenza virus, or bacterial infections caused by mycoplasma or Bordetella bronchiseptica.
The Itch Dogs can sometimes have a wide variety of flora and fauna stuck and tangled in their fur. For some, it all boils down to lifestyle while other dogs just have some strange habits. One thing that we can be absolutely certain about is that dog parents, do not appreciate some of the nasty creepy crawlies that sometimes infest our pets. Some can be a nuisance that makes our pets scratch themselves raw, while others can be downright dangerous carrying terrible diseases.
Is your dog bow-legged? Does he or she seem lame in the hind-legs, “skipping” slightly before walking normally again? Your dog may be suffering from a dislocated or floating kneecap. This disorder is more properly known as Patellar Luxation.
nice Heartworm – The broken heart that is easy to prevent Heartworm is one such case. Scientifically known as Dirofilaria immitis, it is a parasite that infects dogs and cats throughout the world. It can be found in: North and South America; Southern and Eastern Europe; European Russia; most of Asia; Australia; and some African countries. It is also suspected to be present in Middle Eastern...
The dreaded Canine ParvoVirus (CVP) is highly contagious and often has fatal consequences. It affects all dogs, but is particularly dangerous for puppies, whose immune systems are less developed than those of adult dogs.