There are a number of common potential toxicities and troubles that our pets can get into during this season.
Many chronic gastrointestinal problems are lumped under the diagnosis of Inflammatory Bowel Disease, other types are dietary indiscretion, parasites, metabolic, congenital and cancerous.
Many cats today can suffer from cystitis, an inflammation in their urinary system. There can be several causes of cystitis, therefore it is also referred to as Feline Lower Urinary Tract Disease Syndrome or FLUTD.
Osteoarthritis is the condition of deterioration of joint surfaces and bones that occurs relatively frequently in our canine patients. Many breeds are predisposed to osteoarthritis while others may become susceptible after an injury...
Xylitol is a sugar substitute and can be found in gum, chocolates, even toothpaste! In dogs, xylitol can cause a drop on blood sugar, with difficulty walking, collapse and seizures. It can even cause liver failure and death.