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Atopy is the most common skin disease we see in our veterinary practices. It is seen more often in dogs and can be manifested with different symptoms. It tends to be a lifelong problem which is always frustrating to treat and needs constant monitoring and adjustment in treatment.

When the dog has hip dysplasia, the abnormalities of the ball and the socket do not have a perfect fit and this causes problems. Prevention is the key.

Parvovirus is species specific and canine Parvovirus will infect wolves, foxes and coyotes but won’t infect pigs or other animals.

Dogs are prone to knee injuries since the knee joint is one of the weakest in a dog's body.

Skin inside the ear is just an extension of normal skin. Many dogs that have issues with skin (see article on atopy) can often suffer from ear problems.

FLUTD relates to any disorder that affects the bladder and urethra in domestic cats. Disorders observed are blood in urine, difficult or painful urination, urinating in inappropriate locations, frequent urination and complete blockage of the urethra known as urethral obstruction.

Hyperthyroidism is excessive production of the thyroid hormone in the body due to the presence of a benign tumour (95-98% of cases) in the thyroid gland. It is one of the most common hormonal disorders in cats.

Lymphoma (also called Lymphosarcoma or Malignant Lymphoma) is one of the most common forms of cancer in dogs.

Mast cells are a type of inflammatory cell, and are found mostly in the skin. A mast cell tumour (MCT) is a growth of mast cells, usually in the skin and is the most common form of skin cancer in dogs, making up around 20% of all malignant skin tumours.

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