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Parvovirus in cats: feline panleukopenia

Most pet owners have heard of parvovirus in dogs, a dreaded, life-threatening gastrointestinal virus. Did you know that cats can get a parvovirus too?
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Allergic pododermatitis in dogs

The warmer months bring lazy days in the sun, trips to the beach and the incessant ‚Äúlick, lick, lick‚ÄĚ of a dog with itchy feet. Sound familiar?
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Ringworm in dogs

Ringworm, or dermatophytosis, is a contagious fungal infection that is very common in pets. It occurs in dogs, but not quite as frequently as in cats.
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A look at parasites people can get from pets

Some parasites are considered ‚Äúzoonotic diseases,‚ÄĚ which means they can be transmitted from animals to humans.
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Intestinal parasites in pets

If you have ever had a puppy or a kitten or taken in a stray animal, you have likely had a run-in with intestinal worms.
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Lenticular sclerosis and cataracts

Have you ever noticed a cloudiness in the eyes of your older pet? A foggy appearance that occurs deep within the internal structures?
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Diagnostic testing: biopsies for pets

We like to do biopsies of anything abnormal ... tumors, skin, intestines, organs and basically anything on the body we would like to know more about.
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Laryngeal paralysis in pets

If your pet happens to be a large or giant breed dog, he could be at risk for a condition we call laryngeal paralysis.