common Illnesses in pets
Dog Illnesses | Cat Illnesses
Is your pet not feeling well? Here are a few of the most common illnesses we see at our practice. Read below to get more information about the illness itself as well as the symptoms. If you think your pet is ill, the best thing to do is to bring your pet in and let your veterinarian assess the problem.
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These are usually allergic in nature. Symptoms include itching, hair loss, crusting of skin and redness. The treatment varies depending on severity and the specific cause.
Symptoms include vomiting, diarrhea and poor appetite. There are many reasons this can occur from intestinal parasites to diseases. It is very important to come in for a check- up if you are seeing these symptoms
Usually related to an injury but can be due to neurological disorders, tumors or infections in the feet. We recommend consulting with us before giving any treatment or medications.
Increased Drinking or Urination
Can be related to Kidney issues, urinary tract infection, diabetes or hormonal issues in addition to less frequent causes. Very important to come in for a check-up.
These can include anything from Kennel Cough, allergies, heart problems, metastatic lung tumors, pneumonia, collapsing trachea and more. Bloodwork and radiographs are often helpful in determining the cause.
Skin lumps and masses
These can range from benign lipomas to malignant tumors. Early diagnoses is key to determining the type of tumor or mass that it is.