Allergies in Dogs & Cats

Allergies in Dogs & Cats

Skin Allergies in Dogs and Cats   Skin allergies are very common in both dogs and cats and can be a cause of great distress for both the animal and their owner. This article looks at the most common cause of skin allergies in dogs and cats. ATOPY What is atopy in...
Endocardiosis in Dogs

Endocardiosis in Dogs

Endocardiosis Endocardiosis alters the physical structures of the heart valves due to an accumulation of fibrous tissue. This condition is inherited and degenerative. Symptoms vary depending on severity of disease. Once started, treatment will be lifelong. What is...
Heart Disease in Dogs and Cats

Heart Disease in Dogs and Cats

Heart disease in Dogs and Cats Heart disease is a broad term for any disease affecting the function or structure of the heart. There are congenital or acquired disease which can affect both cats and dogs of all ages. Symptoms, diagnosis and treatment options vary...
Quick facts: Atopic Dermatitis

Quick facts: Atopic Dermatitis

What is Atopic Dermatitis? Atopic dermatitis is an inappropriate immune response to environmental substances that therefore causes inflammation of the skin. Causes There is a genetic predisposition for atopic dermatitis. Several allergens can be responsible for...
Arthritis in Dogs and Cats

Arthritis in Dogs and Cats

Arthritis in dogs and cats Arthritis can affect many joints within the body and although it is a progressive disease it can be managed effectively. There are many different causes of Arthritis and the diagnosis, treatment and management options will vary depending on...
Why Essential Fatty Acids are Crucial for Dogs

Why Essential Fatty Acids are Crucial for Dogs

Why essential fatty acids are crucial for dogs Fatty acids are classed as “essential” if they can’t be produced in the body, so animals have to obtain them through their diet. Omega 3 essential fatty acids have a myriad of beneficial effects on the...