Congestive heart failure (CHF) in dogs and cats is a failure of the heart to distribute an adequate amount of blood to the body.
Pets with infestations with intestinal worms are often seen in our small animal practices. While it does not cause too many problems to older animals, it can be life threatening in young ones. Intestinal worms can be transmitted from your pet to you and this is why this topic becomes very important.
Cushing’s disease occurs as a result of excessive production of cortisol in the animal’s body. Find out the causes, symtoms and treatment of Cushing's disease.
Dental disease can significantly reduce the lifespan of your animal companion. Vets4Pets recommends these simple steps to support a long and happy life.
A vaccine is a combination of disease causing microorganisms (or a part of it) mixed with a chemical substance which is called adjuvant and improves immune response to vaccine thus resulting in a biological product that improves resistance to a particular disease.
Diabetes occurs when there is lack of insulin or it is present in insufficient quantities. Insulin is produced in the pancreas and it facilitates entry of glucose into the cells. If insulin is not present the cells are starved for glucose and start using fat and proteins as a source of energy leading to the production of ketone bodies.
Cutaneous SCC is a form of skin cancer in dogs and cats similar way to Malignant Melanoma in humans.
Osteosarcoma is usually a painful tumour of the long bones in the leg, mainly affecting large dogs and requiring surgery to completely remove an osteosarcoma in a limb bone.
How to ensure your pet is prepared for the warmer weather?
Keeping Australia fresh water turtles as pets is more common than most people think. Find out more about the level maintenance involved in keeping a healthy turtle as your very own exotic pet.