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Dental Health
Dental health is important for both the oral and overall health of your pet. Knowing what your veterinarian is describing during a dental examination will help you identify potential problems with your pet's teeth and help provide optimal dental care for your pet. read more...

Pyrotraumatic Dermatitis
Pyrotraumatic Dermatitis also known as "hot spots" are self-inflicted skin lesions that are usually caused when your pet bites, licks, chews or scratches itself constantly. read more...

Bezoar
A bezoar is a mass often found in the stomach of your pet. It can consist of hair, plant parts and sometimes drugs. Find out about the different types of bezoars here. read more...

Brachycephalic
This is the name for popular cat and dog breeds that are known for having short noses. Click the link to learn about health habits of this type of pet. read more...

Otitis Externa
Otitis externa is an inflammation of the external ear canal. Symptoms can be itchy ears, redness, swelling and bad odor if infected. read more...

Blepharospasm
This is a condition where rapid blinking occurs with your pet due involuntary contractions of muscles within the eyelid. read more...

Pyometra
This is a condition where a life threatening infection occurs in the uterus of unspayed cats and dogs. read more...

Backyard Breeder
This term refers to people who breed animals without considering potential genetic diseases or performing health screenings. read more...

Atopy
Atopy is the medical term for allergies and more specifically reactions in an animals body from inhaled or contact allergens. read more...

Cherry Eye
Cherry eye is a prolapse of the third eyelid of a dog. It results in a very red lump inside the corner of the eye(s) read more...