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Pemphigus foliaceus in pets

Pemphigus foliaceus is a common skin disease in cats and dogs.
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High and dry: the dangers of dehydration

Dehydration can be caused by a number of factors affecting your petÔÇÖs health, or can be triggered by an isolated situation like excessive exercise.
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Magnetic resonance imaging

MRIs used to be limited to human medicine, but recently they are becoming quite common for our four-legged family members, too!
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Chemotherapy for pets

Chemotherapy. Just the word alone may conjure up negative images but animals respond the chemo differently.
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Distichiasis in pets

Distichiasis is the term used to describe abnormal eyelash growth. It is a common health condition in dogs, but rare in cats.
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Something in the heir: Petplan pet insurance talks genes and cancer

While the causes of most cancers are multifactorial, there is a genetic component to some cancers in pets just as there is in humans.
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Medical management of liver shunts

Because the liver is responsible for removing toxins from the blood, liver shunts result in a buildup of toxins in the bloodstream, causing illness.
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Urinary obstructions in dogs and cats

Urinary obstructions are common conditions that we see in both cats and dogs, but male cats are particularly prone due to their narrow urethra.