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Dr. Kim Smyth

Pet Health

Acromegaly in pets

Acromegaly is a medical condition in cats and dogs that results from the overproduction of growth hormone.
Pet Health

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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Dinner dilemma: vegan diets and pets

Fad diets come and go, but what's the best option for your four-legged friends? 
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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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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.
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The blood disorder pancytopenia

Pancytopenia is the medical term used to describe the condition when all three major formed elements of blood are low in number.
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Toy breeds and dental disease

ThereÔÇÖs one trouble spot for toy breed dogs: their mouths.