Dental disease is an umbrella term for a number of disorders that affect the teeth, gums, and tooth support structures. In cats, the most common forms are gingivitis, periodontal disease, and tooth resorption (FORLs).
Ulcerative keratitis is a type of inflammation of the cornea: the transparent surface of the eye. A corneal ulcer is the loss of specific cells produced by the outermost layer of the cornea.
Osteochonditis Dissecans (OCD) is a developmental condition where a flap of cartilage breaks off from the end of the bone, and lodges in the joint, triggering inflammation and pain. Osteochondrosis (OC) describes the abnormal development of cartilage which leads to OCD.
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.