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.
So how can a veterinary practice become a veterinary hospital? Veterinary facilities accessible, the number of vets and nurses available, standard of record keeping, quality of equipment, veterinary library, and an on site pharmacy are just a few factors that can enable a veterinary clinic to be classified as a veterinary hospital.
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Holiday with Pets Safety Checklist for pet owners, courtesy Vets4Pets, Adelaide emergency veterinarians at the Golden Grove Emergency Veterinary Hospital
Signs of snake bite in dogs and cats. Can it be prevented? What should I do if my pet is bitten by a snake?
Demodex mange is a genetic problem that is caused by a skin parasite that can be found in dogs and cats and can be transmitted from the parents to their offspring. A large majority of pets have issues with Demodex at an early age up to 1 year old. How do I know that my pet has got Demodex Mange? Is the Mange transmittable, diagnosis of Mange and it's teatment.