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A flea allergy, or flea allergy dermatitis, is an inflammatory response to flea bites,

Jul 29, 2022 · 6 min read
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Fleas are parasitic insects: they live on the skin and eat the blood of their hosts.

Jul 29, 2022 · 8 min read
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Poisoning as a result of exposure to flea and tick products is one of the most common types of poisoning in dogs. Symptoms of poisoning from flea and tick medication range from drooling,

Aug 16, 2022 · 6 min read
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Dog

Food allergies occur when the immune system overreacts to an ingested protein.

Oct 17, 2022 · 6 min read
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Dog

Facial nerve paralysis describes the inability of a dog to move the muscles in its face because of a dysfunction in the nerves. This appears as ‘droopiness’ or sagging of the facial muscles, lips, ears, and eyelids.

Jan 5, 2023 · 4 min read
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Dog

Aspergillosis is infection with the fungal organism Aspergillus spp. in dogs. Aspergillus is found world-wide in soil, and does not usually cause disease. In some dogs, especially immunocompromised individuals, eating or inhaling the fungal spores of Aspergillus causes infection,

Jan 16, 2023 · 4 min read
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Dog

Frostbite occurs when parts of the body freeze after prolonged exposure to cold temperatures. Severe cases cause death or damage to affected tissues in dogs. 

Jan 24, 2023 · 6 min read
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Dog

Fading puppy syndrome, sometimes called failure to thrive, refers to the death of apparently normal puppies within the first two weeks of life. The syndrome has many potential causes, but often the cause of the demise is unknown.

Mar 7, 2023 · 5 min read
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Dog

Histoplasmosis is an infection acquired from soil contaminated with Histoplasma capsulatum fungus, usually originating from bat or bird droppings. 

Mar 24, 2023 · 4 min read
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Dog

Malassezia dermatitis is a skin inflammation caused by the fungus Malassezia pachydermatis. This fungus typically lives on dog’s skin without causing any harm. 

Apr 21, 2023 · 4 min read
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Dog

Cryptococcosis is a fungal infection in dogs caused by fungus from the  Cryptococcus genus. Exposure usually occurs through ingestion or inhalation of fungal spores found in soil or avian droppings.

May 26, 2023 · 4 min read
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Dog

Tumors can develop in dogs’ fatty tissue, forming a lipoma or liposarcoma. These tumors arise from fat cells replicating faster than normal, forming soft lumps under the skin that can grow to substantial size.

May 30, 2023 · 5 min read
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Dog

Fatty liver disease in dogs, also known as hepatic lipidosis, is an uncommon condition typically caused by lack of calorie intake. Fat stores in the body are released to make up for lack of calories taken in, which leads to an accumulation of fat in the liver.

Jun 16, 2023 · 4 min read
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Dog

Blastomycosis in dogs is a systemic infection caused by the fungal organism Blastomyces dermatitidis. This fungus is found in contaminated soil across North America, frequently near water.

Jun 20, 2023 · 4 min read
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Dog

Fanconi syndrome in dogs describes a specific kidney dysfunction resulting from failure of the tubules to reabsorb glucose, bicarbonate, and other nutrients, causing them to be flushed out with the urine.

Dec 1, 2023 · 6 min read
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Dog

Fibrosarcomas in dogs are common malignant tumors that develop on or beneath the skin.

Nov 24, 2023 · 6 min read
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Dog

False pregnancy is a very common condition where female dogs produce hormones which prepare them for pregnancy, regardless of whether they actually mate.

Jan 20, 2024 · 4 min read
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Dog

Sporotrichosis, also known as rose gardener's disease, is a contagious, potentially fatal, zoonotic fungal infection in dogs caused by *Sporothrix schenckii*, a fungus found in soil and plant material worldwide.

Jan 27, 2024 · 5 min read

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