Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever is a disease that occurs in dogs and humans, caused by an infectious bacterium called Rickettsia rickettsii. It is one of the most common disease in dogs and it often transmitted through the bites of infected ticks.
Rabies is a virus transmitted in the saliva of infected animals. It is passed by bite wounds inflicted between mammals
Bromethalin toxicosis in dogs is caused by ingestion of a toxic dose of bromethalin-based rodent poison.
Anticoagulant poisons are commonly used for pest control. Dogs are exposed when they eat rodenticide bait or other poisoned animals.
Rodenticide poisoning in dogs is caused by ingestion of a toxic dose of rodent poison either directly or by consuming poisoned rodents.
Roundworms are a common type of intestinal parasite in dogs, acquired from consumption or contact with contaminated soil or prey species. Pets are often asymptomatic but when present symptoms include coughing, vomiting, diarrhea, or a swollen belly, and sometimes worms are visible in the feces.
Ringworm, also known as dermatophytosis, is a fungal infection of the skin, hair, or nails in dogs. Ringworm is a common and highly contagious disease which presents with patches of hair loss alongside red and crusty lesions.
Laryngeal Paralysis (LP) describes dysfunction of the nerves controlling the vocal folds in the throat. This paralysis leads to subsequent partial blockage of the windpipe in dogs.
The retina is located at the back of the eye, and sends visual input to the brain via nerve impulses, creating the sensation of sight. If the retina detaches from the structures underneath it, it loses function, resulting in partial or complete vision loss.
Tularemia in dogs, often called “rabbit fever,” is a form of blood poisoning caused by the organism Francisella tularensis. Tularemia causes severe disease in humans and is easily passed from infected pets to owners.