Illnesses and Treatment

There are many illnesses that can affect our pets. While some are hereditary, others are transmitted between animals or through contaminated air or water. You can find the best medical and home treatmens for you pet’s illnesses in this seciton.

Seven Common Diseases in Cats

As a cat owner, it’s your main responsibility to keep your pet healthy. And that’s something you shouldn’t take lightly. That’s why, if you’re a cat owner, it’s good to know what the most common illnesses in cats are, their symptoms, and…

Salmonellosis and Reptiles

Salmonellosis and reptiles are closely related. The bacteria Salmonella is present in many of these animals even if they’re healthy and it can be easily transmitted to humans. However, there is no need to be alarmed. You just need to be aware…

Feline Viral Rhinotracheitis: Causes, Symptoms, and Treatment

In today’s article you can learn about a common and very contagious disease in cats. Feline Viral Rhinotracheitis (FVR) is caused by feline herpesvirus (FHV) and/or feline calcivirus (FCV). Cats spread it through direct contact. Even though it’s easy to treat, some cases be fatal…

Giardiasis in Dogs

Giardiasis in dogs is a disease that frequently affects pets. The cause of this pathology is a cell called giardia, which fixes itself to the intestinal villi and prevents food absorption, and produces an infection in the small intestine.  Giardia…

How to Treat Nasal Congestion in Dogs

Have you ever heard your dog sneezing, having a runny nose, or even snoring? These are all indicators that your dog may be congested. Nasal congestion in dogs does not always cause a cold. However, it’s annoying for the animal…

How to Treat Dogs with Epilepsy

Epilepsy is never a pleasant disease. Unfortunately, dogs can also have it, and sometimes they suffer. It’s hard to watch your dog suffer, but fortunately there are guidelines you can follow on how to treat dogs with epilepsy. Epilepsy can appear…

Skin Cancer in Dogs

Some people believe that their pet’s fur is enough to protect their skin from any external elements that could harm them. Unfortunately, dogs can get skin cancer. It doesn’t matter what breed or age the dog is, because they can…

Treating Cancer Pain in Dogs

Cancer pain in dogs grows quickly and reaches very intense levels. This fact drastically decreases the animal’s quality of life and is really hard on the owners. Fortunately, veterinary medicine is developing more effective ways to diagnose and control the…

The Effects of Aflatoxins

Aflatoxins are mycotoxins, or, in other words, they come from fungi. Specifically, they’re produced by fungi such as aspergillus flavis, a. parasiticus, and puberulum penicillium. Aflatoxins are also the most well-known kind of mycotoxins, which is why they’re so widely studied.

The Most Common Types of Cancer in Cats

This set of cells that grow abnormally and divide uncontrollably are a threat to all living beings. Therefore, knowing which types of cancers are most common in cats can help prevent them from spreading. Cancer is the main cause of…

Dog Dermatitis: How to Treat it

In most cases this disease is known for causing skin redness and irritation, which can lead to hair loss and infections when not treated.  Although it’s more common in stray animals, several factors can cause dog dermatitis, even in dogs…