Pet Health

Pet Health

No-brainer: boosting brain function with foods

One of the keys to boosting brain function and maintaining mental acuity is to provide pets with healthy foods that reduce inflammation.
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Diabetes in pets

Diabetes is the result of an insulin deficiency that leads to high blood sugar, and it affects pets in much the same way it affects as people.
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Canine leukocyte adhesion deficiency in Irish Setters

Canine leukocyte adhesion deficiency (CLAD) is a rare inherited disease that affects Irish Setters.
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In the red: Dr. Kim Smyth discusses arteriovenous fistulas

An arteriovenous fistula is an abnormal passage connecting an artery (carrying oxygenated blood) and a vein (carrying deoxygenated blood).
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Ascites in pets

Unfortunately, ascites is not uncommon in dogs and cats, and it has plenty of underlying causes.
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Acromegaly in pets

Acromegaly is a medical condition in cats and dogs that results from the overproduction of growth hormone.
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Matters of the mouth: Petplan pet insurance on diet and dental health

Doctors agree that sugar contributes to the formation of cavities in people, but what about pets?
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Diaphragmatic hernias in pets

This defect causes the abdominal organs protrude into the thorax, limiting the space for the lungs to expand and interfering with breathing.