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Pyoderma in pets

Pyoderma is a common condition in dogs, and also occurs less commonly in cats. It’s a fancy medical term for a bacterial infection of the skin.
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Yeast overgrowth in pets

A pet’s body is home to a plethora of bacteria and yeast, both inside and out.
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Sugar, sugar: Dr. Kim Smyth details the different types of diabetes

We’ve talked before about diabetes, but now let's talk a little more about the different types of diabetes that affect pets.
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Shedding light: how dog hair can help diagnose disease

Could the key to analyzing your pet’s health lie in the hair we vacuum from our floors each day?
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Bladder blues: Dr. Kim Smyth explains feline idiopathic cystitis

Feline idiopathic cystitis (FIC) is a big name for a very frustrating disease of the bladder and urethra in cats.
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Dr. Kim Smyth explains coccidioidomycosis

Coccidioidomycosis, also known as San Joaquin Valley Fever, is a fungal disease that affects humans, dogs, and sometimes cats.
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Bronchoscopy for dogs and cats

Bronchoscopy can show us tissues that we are unable to see otherwise, and can help us treat stubborn respiratory cases by giving us an accurate diagnosis.
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How to tell if your pet is overweight

Worried your dog might be more than just “big-boned?” A simple way to tell is to perform this basic three-step check.