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Fungus among us, part 2: cryptococcosis

Cryptococcosis can infect indoor and outdoor cats, because the causative organism is carried indoors on shoes, on the wind or in soil used for indoor plants.
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Histoplasmosis in pets

Histoplasmosis is the infection caused by the organism Histoplasma capsulatum, which is found in the United States as well as Central and South America.
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Take a deep breath: anesthesia in surgical procedures

Here‚Äôs a ‚Äúbehind the scenes‚ÄĚ look at what happens when your pet needs to undergo general anesthesia.
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A look at proptosed eyeballs

A proptosed eyeball, otherwise known as exophthalmos, is the medical term for an eyeball that has popped out of its socket, and it's a disturbing sight.
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Palladia and bone cancer in dogs

Palladia is a drug approved for the treatment of canine mast cell tumors, but recently, it has shown promise in treating several other kinds of tumors.
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A closer look at feline facial pruritis

For my cat, it started with a little redness around his eyes. Within a few days, his entire face looked inflamed, and I noticed him constantly rubbing his face with his paws.
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Rheumatoid arthritis in pets

As you might have guessed, this condition involves the immune system mounting an attack against components of the body’s joints.
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Lupus in dogs

Systemic lupus erythematosus (often reduced to lupus or SLE) is an autoimmune disease that can be very widespread.