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How To Take A Pet’s Temperature

By |2021-09-13T22:05:09+00:00July 28th, 2021|How To's|

Download & Print BACKGROUNDThe body temperature of a pet can easily be measured at home and can be crucial when monitoring a sick patient. A patient's temperature may become elevated due to fever as a result of infection, cancer, or inflammation, or the temperature can be increased due to stress or excitement.Rectal thermometers are the [...]

Collapsing Trachea

By |2021-09-13T22:05:09+00:00July 27th, 2021|Health Library|

Download & Print ABOUT THE DIAGNOSIS The trachea is commonly known as the windpipe. In dogs, as in people, this is the “tube” that extends from the back of mouth to the chest, where it divides into smaller tubes (bronchi) that lead to the lungs. Air travels into and out [...]

Brachycephalic (Upper) Airway Syndrome

By |2021-09-13T22:05:09+00:00July 27th, 2021|Health Library|

Download & Print ABOUT THE DIAGNOSIS Brachycephalic means short-headed (short-nosed), and many breeds of dogs have been bred for this type of appearance. Bulldogs, boxers, Boston terriers, Pekingese, pugs, and shih tzus are all examples of breeds with a short-nosed, “pushed-in,” or brachycephalic, face. The bones and associated structures of [...]

Atopic Dermatitis

By |2021-09-13T22:05:09+00:00July 27th, 2021|Health Library|

Download & Print ABOUT THE DIAGNOSIS Atopic dermatitis (also called atopy) is an allergy to substances from the environment. Substances that can elicit such allergic reactions are called allergens or antigens. Atopic dermatitis is a common problem in dogs and cats, although dogs are more likely to have it than [...]

Aggression

By |2021-09-13T22:05:09+00:00July 27th, 2021|Health Library|

Download & Print ABOUT THE DIAGNOSIS Aggression can be a normal behavior in dogs and cats. Cats and dogs in pain, frightened, stressed, or under duress often show signs of aggression.However, aggression that occurs with some regularity toward known or unfamiliar people or dogs/cats may be abnormal and problematic for [...]

Acral Lick Dermatitis

By |2021-09-13T22:05:09+00:00July 27th, 2021|Health Library|

Download & Print ABOUT THE DIAGNOSIS Acral lick dermatitis, also known as lick granuloma, is a self-induced skin lesion. The term acral refers to the legs and feet. Acral lick dermatitis mainly is a problem of dogs, rarely cats. The dog continu- ally licks at one area of the leg, [...]

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