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  • Brucellosis from Raw Milk Consumption Open link in new window
    Brucellosis is a very serious disease in animals and people and drinking raw milk should be discouraged as the risks of developing disease are not worth taking the chance.
  • Praziquantel (Droncit) Open link in new window
    Praziquantel is primarily used against parasites known as Cestodes (tapeworms). It is also effective against flukes.
  • Hypothyroidism in Dogs Open link in new window
    Healthy skin and a normal hair coat are the result of many external and internal factors. Several glands in the body produce hormones that are important for a normal skin surface and hair coat.
  • Ovarian Remnant Syndrome in Dogs and Cats Open link in new window
    The spayed female pet has no ovaries and should not display any signs of a heat cycle but what happens if she does anyway? Where might these hormones be coming from?
  • Dry Eye (Keratoconjunctivitis Sicca) in Dogs and Cats Open link in new window
    Keratoconjunctivitis sicca, or KCS, is a fancy way of saying the eye is dry. There are many causes of dry eye, but the most common one appears to be immune mediated destruction of the tear-producing gland tissue.
  • Diphenoxylate Hydrochloride (Lomotil, Lonox, Lomanate) Open link in new window
    Despite its inability to produce recreational euphoria, diphenoxylate hydrochloride is actually a member of the opiate class of drugs. One beneficial effect is an increase in general muscle tone of the small intestine. Increasing tonus means more absorption of water and nutrients and less diarrhea.
  • Introduction: First Aid Open link in new window
    8/3/2018 has provided this complete reference book online for you to browse through, expanding your knowledge of Dog & Cat First Aid.
  • Sunscreen for Pets Open link in new window
    Sunscreen can and should be used on cats and dogs. Animals that have light-colored noses and thin, very short, or missing fur are most in need of protective sunscreen.
  • Cushing’s Disease in Dogs (Hyperadrenocorticism): What Is It? Open link in new window
    Healthy skin and a normal hair coat are the result of many factors, both external and internal. There are several glands in the body responsible for the production of hormones that are vital for the regulation of other body functions as well as a normal skin surface and hair coat.
  • Uric Acid Stones and Urate Urolithiasis in Dogs Open link in new window
    Dalmatians are different. Being unable to convert uric acid to allantoin is the main predisposing factor to uric acid stone formation and accounts for why 80% of uric acid bladder stones come from Dalmatians.

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