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In the red: Dr. Kim Smyth discusses arteriovenous fistulas

An arteriovenous fistula is an abnormal passage connecting an artery (carrying oxygenated blood) and a vein (carrying deoxygenated blood).
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Ascites in pets

Unfortunately, ascites is not uncommon in dogs and cats, and it has plenty of underlying causes.
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Acromegaly in pets

Acromegaly is a medical condition in cats and dogs that results from the overproduction of growth hormone.
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Diaphragmatic hernias in pets

This defect causes the abdominal organs protrude into the thorax, limiting the space for the lungs to expand and interfering with breathing.
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What pet parents need to know about cancer in dogs and cats

While youÔÇÖre probably used to hearing it being applied to diseases in people, we should all be aware that cancer can affect our pets too.
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Epilepsy in pets

Here's a quick list of why seizures typically occur in specific life stages of our pets.
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Vital pulp therapy in veterinary dentistry

VPT has been practiced for a long time, and is a common procedure in pediatric dentistry, but did you know it can also be used in veterinary dentistry?
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Amebic meningitis in dogs

Acanthamoebiasis, or infection with the aforementioned ameba, is rare in dogs, but can lead to a condition called granulomatous amebic encephalitis.