Shiba Inu dog breed facts & information you need to know

Shiba Inu – Overview and History The Shiba Inu, also known as the Shiba Ken, the Little Brushwood Dog, the Japanese Turf Dog, the Little Turf Dog, the Japanese Small-Size Dog or simply the Shiba, is the oldest, smallest and most popular of all Japanese breeds. Its name translates from Japanese as “small dog.” It… Continue reading Shiba Inu dog breed facts & information you need to know

Respiratory Infections in Cats: Know the causes, signs, and treatment

Upper respiratory tract infections in cats typically are caused by a combination of highly contagious viral and bacterial pathogens. Also called feline viral respiratory disease complex, feline influenza or simply “cat flu,” these infections are among the most common medical disorders faced by owners of domestic cats. They can become quite serious, even to the… Continue reading Respiratory Infections in Cats: Know the causes, signs, and treatment

Ear Mites in Cats – Symptoms, Causes, Diagnosis

Ear mites are extremely small parasitic mites, also known as Otodectes cynotis, which can infect the ears of cats. These mites are contagious, and they survive by ingesting nutrition from the cat’s ear tissues and blood. They may also live periodically on the cat’s paws and fur. They can be spread between cats and dogs,… Continue reading Ear Mites in Cats – Symptoms, Causes, Diagnosis

Addison’s disease in dogs: How to spot, treat and prevent

Definition of the Disease Addison’s disease, also known as hypoadrenocorticism, is defined as diminished hormone production from the cortex of the adrenal gland. The adrenal cortex can be damaged by hemorrhage, mineralization or infection, among other things. Addison’s is a potentially life-threatening disorder of the endocrine system which cannot be cured but, if caught early,… Continue reading Addison’s disease in dogs: How to spot, treat and prevent

Is Your Cat Losing Hair? 5 Potential Causes And What To Do About It

Is your feline friend showing signs of losing their fur? That can be a distressing sign when suddenly your cat is slowly becoming hairless. Why could that possibly happen? You have to remember that cats and dogs will lose their fur for various reasons the way humans do. However, it is not something that you… Continue reading Is Your Cat Losing Hair? 5 Potential Causes And What To Do About It

5 Signs of Glaucoma Every Dog Owner Should Know

Have you ever seen a dog cautiously walking around, bumping into furniture or objects, with milky white eyes? Chances are, this poor pup had glaucoma. According to MedVet, approximately 2% of canines in North America are diagnosed with glaucoma every year. While this number might seem low, glaucoma can lead to blindness in pets if… Continue reading 5 Signs of Glaucoma Every Dog Owner Should Know

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