Of course if your dog is having a heat stroke, you know you need to get him to a veterinarian. But, what if you’re not near one? In that case, you’ll need to be able to administer emergency dog heat stroke treatment yourself. For example, what if your dog becomes overheated when you are hiking […]
Common Health Problems for Bichon Frises
Bichon Frises have a a few common health problems and a genetic predisposition for some diseases and conditions.
In addition, just like other breeds, they also get contagious diseases, joint conditions and issues like parasites.
The simple definition of canine hypothyroidism is that your dog’s body has lower levels of thyroid hormones than she needs, in order to thrive. When a dog has hypothyroidism, his whole body just slows down. What Causes Hypothyroidism in Dogs? Your dog’s thyroid is a little butterfly-shaped gland that is found at the base of […]
The symptoms of Addison’s disease in dogs can be tricky to diagnose clinically. Addison’s symptoms often appear and then go away, coming and going over time. This makes it really easy to ignore your dog’s symptoms, as you think the problem has resolved itself. However, even though your dog’s symptoms fade away, you need to […]
Addison’s disease in dogs is also called hypoadrenocorticism. It is a disease that usually affects female dogs that are young to middle-aged. The average age of a dog with Addison’s is 4 years old when she is diagnosed, but old dogs can’t be ruled out. Not only do dogs get Addison’s, but horses, cats and […]
Dog flu symptoms are similar to symptoms of several other diseases in dogs. New to veterinary medicine, dog flu comes in two forms, and, under the right circumstances, it spreads easily. Knowing what the symptoms of canine influenza are, how it spreads, and how to avoid exposing your dog, can help you prevent infection in […]