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Canine Coronavirus, also known as CCoV, is a viral infection of the intestines. This disease is short-lived and typically not fatal, but causes abdominal discomfort and pain for a few days. There are different types of coronavirus that each infect different animal species.

Feb 7, 2021 · 1 min read
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Turtle

Common types of internal parasites that can infect turtles include nematodes, tapeworms, flukes and flagellate organisms.

Aug 17, 2021 · 1 min read
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Bird

Trichomoniasis is contagious disease in birds, caused by the protozoan Trichomonas gallinae. It is transmitted through direct contact and therefore in birds, it can spread easily. Infection with this species of Thrichomona is exclusive to birds and cannot affect humans.

Aug 17, 2021 · 1 min read
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Bird

Proventricular Dilatation Disease (PDD) is an incurable disease that affects the gastrointestinal and neurological systems of a variety of bird species. Proventricular Dilatation Disease (PDD) was originally called “Macaw Wasting Disease” and was first recognized and described in 1978.

Aug 17, 2021 · 2 min read
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Bird

Gout is a disorder where high quantities of uric acid are deposited in different tissues. It can cause kidney damage, rigid toes, swollen joints and neurological problems.

Aug 17, 2021 · 2 min read
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Bird

Giardiasis is caused by infection with the protozoan Giardia. It lives in the intestinal tract of the bird after entering through the drinking water.

Aug 17, 2021 · 1 min read
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Cat

Blood in the feces is a common finding in many conditions which range in severity from mild to life-threatening. In most cases, bleeding is due to conditions of the gastrointestinal tract itself, such as injuries, tumors, infectious diseases, or inflammation.

Jun 13, 2022 · 4 min read
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Dog

Acid, or Gastric reflux (GR) is defined as the movement of gastric secretions from the stomach into the esophagus. 

Jun 13, 2022 · 4 min read
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Dog

Pancreatitis is inflammation of the pancreas. The pancreas performs the vital functions of secreting digestive enzymes that break down nutrients in the intestines and regulating blood sugar levels.

Aug 25, 2022 · 6 min read
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Cat

Pancreatitis refers to inflammation of the pancreas, which is a common digestive disease of cats.

Aug 29, 2022 · 5 min read
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Dog

Diarrhea, or loose/watery stool, is a common symptom of many conditions in dogs which range from transient and non-serious to life-threatening. Diarrhea ranges in form and severity, and may contain blood, mucus, fat, visible parasites, or foreign matter.

Aug 31, 2022 · 4 min read
Symptom
Cat

Diarrhea is the occurrence of loose, watery stools caused by a gastrointestinal issue. This is a common symptom of a number of disorders in cats

Aug 31, 2022 · 3 min read
Condition
Dog

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.

Sep 2, 2022 · 5 min read
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Dog

Seasonal allergies are a common condition in dogs. Most seasonal allergy symptoms in dogs result from exposure to flea saliva and/or pollen.

Sep 8, 2022 · 5 min read
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Cat

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.

Sep 14, 2022 · 4 min read
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Dog

Canine allergies are common and occur when the immune system overreacts to allergens the dog is exposed to.

Sep 15, 2022 · 5 min read
Condition
Dog

Motion sickness (also known as car sickness) is when a dog shows signs of nausea and/or vomiting as a result of being in motion outside of their control.

Sep 22, 2022 · 4 min read
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Cat

Gastritis is the inflammation of the lining of the stomach. It can be either acute or chronic.

Sep 22, 2022 · 3 min read
Condition
Cat

The colon or large intestine is the last part of the digestive tract. Colitis occurs when there is inflammation of the colon.

Sep 23, 2022 · 4 min read
Condition
Dog

Gastritis is a general term referring to inflammation of the stomach. A specific diagnosis of gastritis is rarely relevant because it does not identify the underlying condition.

Sep 23, 2022 · 4 min read
Condition
Cat

Dietary indiscretion occurs when a cat eats non-food items or food outside of its typical diet.

Sep 27, 2022 · 4 min read
Condition
Cat

Megacolon is the dilation and dysfunction of the colon resulting in difficulty evacuating stool.

Sep 29, 2022 · 5 min read
Condition
Cat

Whereas humans get sneezy and sniffly at certain times of the year, some cats get red, itchy skin and secondary skin infections for the same reason: seasonal allergies.

Oct 1, 2022 · 7 min read
Symptom
Cat

Vomiting is the act of forceful contraction of the abdominal muscles leading to the ejection of ingested material through the mouth.

Oct 4, 2022 · 5 min read
Condition
Dog

Gastrointestinal blockages most commonly occur when a dog swallows a large, indigestible object. As the object moves through the gastrointestinal tract, it encounters progressively smaller tubes. Eventually, it becomes stuck, and blocks the flow of intestinal contents.

Oct 6, 2022 · 9 min read
Condition
Dog

Enteritis refers to inflammation of the intestines, while gastroenteritis refers to inflammation of both the intestines and the stomach

Oct 7, 2022 · 5 min read
Condition
Cat

A gastrointestinal (GI) foreign body obstruction is the result of ingesting a foreign object that is not able to pass through the body naturally.

Oct 7, 2022 · 7 min read
Condition
Cat

Motion sickness is the feeling of nausea during land, sea, or air travel caused by excessive or unpredictable movement.

Oct 12, 2022 · 3 min read
Symptom
Dog

Vomiting is the involuntary expulsion of the contents of the stomach through the mouth and nose. It involves abdominal contractions and may produce bile.

Oct 12, 2022 · 4 min read
Condition
Cat

Food allergies are a reaction of the immune system to specific proteins within the diet.

Oct 17, 2022 · 5 min read

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