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Addison’s disease (or hypoadrenocorticism) is a sneaky endocrine disease that can be confusing as it often mimics other conditions. The disease results in a reduction in corticosteroid and mineralocorticoid secretion from the adrenal gland.
If your pet is thirstier than usual it could be a sign of kidney disease. Sometimes the increase in thirst can be subtle but if you find yourself filling up the water bowl more regularly, or notice your pet drinking … Continue reading
If you’re finding it a bit harder to get out of bed on these colder mornings, spare a thought for your pet. Arthritis loves to rear its ugly head around this time of the year and the reason your pet … Continue reading
It’s not uncommon for us to be asked, “if my dog doesn’t go to boarding kennels, why is it necessary to vaccinate against kennel cough?”
Have you ever seen your dog dragging his or her bottom along the ground? This peculiar act is known as ‘scooting’ and can indicate your dog has irritated anal glands.
We’d like to introduce you to Rocky the Cat and he has a little secret … he’s allergic to fleas!
Stress can be as hard for our pets as it is on us humans and should never be underestimated. Changes to routines or other disruptions around the home can be a big cause of stress in dogs. Good changes often … Continue reading
Meet Lenno. Lenno is an 8-year-old Cavalier who snores very loudly and is obsessed with food, but has had a bit of trouble with his eyes…
Pets can be a lot of fun, especially when it comes to playtime! But did you know that your fun and games with your dog or cat come with more benefits than one – they’re an essential part of your … Continue reading