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Tracheal collapse is a common cause of airway obstruction in dogs. The trachea, or “windpipe,” is a tube made up of sturdy rings of cartilage through which air is transported to and from the lungs. Sometimes, however, the tracheal rings begin to collapse, and as air is squeezed through, a characteristic honking cough results.Continue reading
While your dog loves running through brush-filled woods and lying on the lawns — so do ticks. These tiny invisible parasites can latch onto your puppies, feed on blood, and sometimes transmit serious diseases directly into the dog’s immune system unless you take the proper precautions. Thousands of dogs are infected annually with dangerous tick-transmitted diseases, according to the American Kennel Club. 1
These tumors typically are locally a problem, meaning they have a low rate of spread. Both Sertoli cell tumors and seminomas have less than a 15% chance of spread to lymph nodes or other organs. Interstitial cell tumors rarely spread.Continue reading
Soft tissue sarcomas are a group of malignant cancers that arise from the skin and subcutaneous connective tissues, such as fat, muscle, cartilage, fibrous connective tissue, nerves and the “pericytes” of small blood vessels in the subcutis. These tumors are often considered collectively because of their similarity in clinical behavior.Continue reading
Have you noticed your dog or the stray dog constantly scratching or licking their bodies or hair?
Don't think that it is a dog's habit.