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Trismus: why dogs and cats get lockjaw

Spasms of the muscles that we use for chewing make it difficult to open our mouths, hence the popular nickname lockjaw for trismus.
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Sudden acquired retinal degeneration syndrome

Blindness in dogs is not uncommon, and dogs have proven time and time again that they can easily adapt to this lifestyle, especially when it's gradual.
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Dilated cardiomyopathy in dogs

Heart disease in dogs and cats is quite common, and one of the heart conditions we see quite often is dilated cardiomyopathy.
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A new weapon in our fight against canine cancer

The (FDA) has conditionally approved a new chemotherapeutic drug that will help veterinary oncologists fight canine mammary and squamous cell carcinoma.
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Cerebellar diseases

Here are some of the more common underlying causes of cerebellar diseases.
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Hypoglycemia in pets

The term hypoglycemia is used to describe cases where a petÔÇÖs blood sugar drops below 70.
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Disease control ÔÇô part 2: Dr. Rebecca Jackson explains leptospirosis

Leptospirosis can be difficult to treat, especially if your dog is in the later stages of infection and substantial organ damage has occurred.
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5 common arrhythmias in dogs and cats

Abnormalities in the rhythm are called cardiac arrhythmias, and include slow heart rates, fast heart rates, and everything in between.