Tagged: Pet Disease

Cat Fight Abscesses

Anyone who owns (or is owned by) an outdoor cat is all too familiar with the cat fight abscess.  Our feline friends go out into the world and can frequently get into disagreements with...

Is My Cat Going Crazy?

One of the most common diseases in older cats is hyperthyroidism.  It usually occurs in geriatric cats, over 9 years of age.  This is caused by an overactive thyroid gland due to a benign...

Cruciate Ligament Disease in Dogs

Dogs, like humans, have several ligaments in the knee that act to stabilize this joint.  One of the most important of these is the Cranial Cruciate Ligament (CrCL), which runs between the femur and...

Ouch! Fleas on Dogs and Cats

Summer is the time for visits to the beach, ice cream, pool parties and family holidays.  However, for our pets, it can also mean being harassed by creepy crawlies such as fleas.  Fleas are...