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Piroplasmosis is a tick-borne parasitic disease of horses. Most infected horses do not develop symptoms of piroplasmosis.
The Vetster Editorial Team
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Ticks are small parasitic arachnids and carry a number of different diseases that can transmit to mammalian hosts. The outdoor lifestyle of horses makes them susceptible to tick infestation,
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Lyme disease is caused by the tick-borne bacteria *Borrelia burgdorferi*. Horses become infected with the bacteria when an infected tick feeds on them.
Gastroenteritis is a general term referring to inflammation of the stomach and intestines that presents as an “upset stomach” characterized by vomiting, appetite loss, and diarrhea.
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Chocolate toxicosis results when dogs ingest dangerous amounts of chocolate. Methylxanthines like theobromine and caffeine are toxic to dogs,
Ethylene glycol (EG) is a highly toxic ingredient in antifreeze products that causes poisoning in dogs when ingested
Hyperthyroidism is the most common hormonal disease in cats over the age of 10. It results when the thyroid gland produces excessive thyroid hormone.
Onion toxicosis is poisoning caused by ingestion of any form of the plants belonging to the Allium genus: onion, garlic, leek, shallot, scallion, and chive.
Mothball poisoning is caused by close contact (ingestion, inhalation, or dermal exposure) with mothballs.
Seasonal allergies are a common condition in dogs. Most seasonal allergy symptoms in dogs result from exposure to flea saliva and/or pollen.
Obsessive compulsive disorders are uncommon in dogs and characterized by repetitive behaviors so intense they are difficult to interrupt and interfere with daily life.
Canine anxiety disorders are characterized by disproportionate fear in response to stimuli that are not dangerous. Examples include storm phobia and separation anxiety.
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Hypothyroidism refers to abnormally low levels of thyroid hormones. The condition is not common in cats,
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Dogs are not selective about what they eat compared to humans, and their indiscretion often leads to gastrointestinal symptoms like vomiting, diarrhea, stomach pain, and flatulence.
Bromethalin is a neurotoxin that disrupts normal function of the brain and spinal cord, causing paralysis or convulsive activity when ingested by cats.
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