Overview of Canine Endocarditis Endocarditis is a serious infection involving the valves of the heart that can occur in dogs. It is usually a bacterial infection, although on rare occasions fungal infections can occur. This condition is uncommon in dogs, and very rare in cats, and the incidence of disease increases as dogs get older.
Below is information about the structure and function of the canine respiratory system. We will tell you about the general structure of respiratory system, how lungs work in dogs, common diseases that affect the respiratory system and common diagnostic tests performed to evaluate the lungs and airways of dogs.
Molly and Buddy only have eyes for each other. It goes without saying they'll live happily ever after. The star-struck golden retrievers, top dogs in the film Air Bud World Pup, exhibit the same signs of infatuation as any other Hollywood hotties: One can practically feel the palpitations and sweaty paws these sweethearts experience when they sneak a moment together.
Itching, also known as scratching or the medical term pruritus, is a common problem in cats seen in veterinary clinics. In fact, it is one of the most common reasons people take their cat to the vet. What Is Itching in Cats? Itching is the unpleasant sensation that causes the desire to rub or scratch.
Our question this week was: Doctor - have you ever heard of the green bean diet for dogs? My dog is a 120-pound lab in about an 80-pound frame. My vet recommended the "green bean diet" for dogs. Do you know what it is and if it works? Molly D. Imperial, Missouri Answer Hi - thanks for your email. I have heard of the "Green Bean Diet" to help dogs loose weight.
Twenty minutes of observation will give you the perfect window into a rat's character. If you watch the rat you intend to buy interacting with other rats his age, you will see if he is the cage bully or if he shares the food bowl nicely with others. You will find that each rat has his own “personality,” but there are also several distinct actions that make up the universal rat language of happiness and distress.