Tagged: Disease

Cardiac Creepy Crawlies

The thought of a worm living inside the body is already unsavory, but even more so when the worms are living in one of the body’s most important organs… the heart!  One of the...

Cushing’s Disease in Dogs

Cushing’s disease, or hyper-adrenocorticism, is a chronic excess of steroids produced in the body by the adrenal gland.  The types of steroids in question are glucocorticoids, which are produced by the adrenal gland in...

Problematic Pancreatitis

The pancreas is a thin, delicate, soft organ that lives right next to the top part of the digestive tract.  It is responsible for producing digestive enzymes which are released into the gut in...