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Pet Illness

Pet Health

Hot spots and dogs

Hot spots, also known as pyotraumatic dermatitis by your veterinarian, are infections that show up on your dog’s skin and seem to crop up overnight.
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Bite wound abscesses in cats

Like us, our pets are social creatures. But, also like us, they don’t always get along. This is especially true with our fickle feline friends.
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Aural hematomas in pets

A hematoma is a collection of blood outside of the blood vessels and can occur just about anywhere in the body.
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Rat poisoning in pets

Rat and mouse poisons help keep the rodent population under control, but these substances are equally toxic to all other mammals, including pets and children.
Pet Health

Tough to swallow: Petplan investigates anorexia in pets

People often confuse pet anorexia with the human eating disorder anorexia nervosa, but anorexia in pets means that they have simply stopped eating.
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The threat of rabies

Whether it’s a rabid fox in White Plains, NY, or a bizarre beaver in a Philadelphia park, the threat of rabies is real and dangerous.
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What causes seizures in pets?

Knowing what causes seizures in pets may help you fare better through such a scary event.
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Pets and pica

There are numerous causes for pica, from underlying medical conditions to plain old boredom.