Health Articles

VETERINARY CARE AND GENERAL CONCERNS
  1. Discount Prescriptions for your Pet
  2. Protecting Against Heat Stroke
  3. Protect Your Dog From Common Hazards
  4. Discussing the Internet with Your Vet
  5. Reporting Bad Drug Reactions
  6. Everybody's Gone Surfin'
  7. How To Trust An E.R. Vet You Just Met
  8. Giving Medications
  9. Canine Anesthesia
  10. New Anesthesia Guidelines from the AAHA
  11. Pet Poisons
  12. 10 Symptoms That You Should Never, Ever Ignore
  13. What Would You Do?
  14. Socializing Your Young Pup
  15. Dealing with Animal Emergencies
  16. TIP: Toy Choking Hazards
  17. Senior Dogs: Aging Gracefully
  18. Canine Car Sickness
  19. CHF Webinars and Podcasts
  20. 2017 Updates on Canine Influenza
  21. Report from 2017 AKC/CHF Parent Club Conference
EYES AND EARS
  1. Ocular Disorders Proven or Suspected to be Hereditary in the Shih Tzu
  2. Dry Eye
  3. Distichiasis (Ingrown Eyelashes) in the Shih Tzu
  4. More on Distichiasis
  5. Early Treatment for Corneal Ulcers Helps to Save Vision
  6. Improve Outcome for Dogs with Ocular Diseases
  7. Living With A Blind Dog
  8. The Hidden Message Behind Your Pet's Tear Stains
  9. Canine Ear Inflammation and Infection
  10. Ear Disease in Dogs
  11. Yeasty Ears
  12. Coping with Age-Related Hearing Loss
GASTROINTESTINAL
  1. Fussy Eaters
  2. I Can't Believe He Ate That!
  3. Avoiding Pancreatitis During the Holidays
  4. Dogs and Mushrooms: A potentially Lethal Mix
  5. A Primer on Vomiting
  6. Eating Grass? Normal or Abnormal
  7. Jerky Treats For Pets
  8. Diarrhea: Causes and Cures
RESPIRATORY
  1. Reverse Sneezing
  2. Coughing: Harmless Symptoms Foretell a Deadly Disease
  3. When Is Panting Abnormal?
  4. Tracheal Collapse
SKIN AND COAT
  1. Hot Spots
  2. How to Treat Bites and Stings
  3. Canine Skin Problems
  4. Itchy Dog or Cat? Could be Food Allergy Dermatitus
  5. Itchy Pet?
  6. Lumps and Bumps
  7. Follow Up Lumps and Bumps: Sebaceous Adenomas
  8. Itchy Pet Webinar
  9. Holistic Tips for Pet Allergies
  10. What's Behind Your Pet's Chronic Licking?
  11. Does Your Pet Have Allergies or Is It Something Else?
TEETH
  1. Your Pet's Dental Health
  2. Talking Teeth
  3. Teething Issues
TESTING AND VACCINES
  1. Vaccinations for Dogs
  2. Diagnostic Testing
  3. Using Genetic Tests
  4. Is the Kennel Cough Vaccine a Wise Choice
  5. Facts About Canine Parvovirus
  6. Revised Recommendations for Annual Heartworm Testing
UROGENTAL
  1. Bladder Stones “Urolithiasis”
  2. Bladder Infections Parts I-IV
  3. Pollakiuria: Why is My Pet Urinating More Often Than Normal?
  4. Renal Dysplasia in Shih Tzu
OTHER
  1. Understanding Umbilical Hernias
  2. Canine Liver Disease
  3. Clues to Liver Disease
  4. Canine Liver Shunts
  5. Hypoglycemia Requires Quick Intervention in Toy and Small Breeds
  6. Open Fontanels
  7. When Pets Experience Seizures
  8. Scooting
  9. Thunder Struck
  10. When Diagnosis is Cancer
  11. Cancer Therapy: Is it the Right Choice for Your Pet?
  12. Canine Cognitive Dysfunction Syndrome
  13. Immune Mediated Hemolytic Anemia
  14. Mitral Valve Disease
  15. Cushings Disease