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Canine Vestibular Disease

Vestibular disease in dogs, also known as canine vestibular syndrome, can dramatically affect their quality of life. The condition causes inflammation to the cerebellum, which is responsible for helping to control balance. Dogs affected by the disease will be unable to even walk properly at times, since they can’t balance themselves properly. Older dogs are usually more prone to developing

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Canine Epilepsy

Canine epilepsy is a brain disorder much like the condition that affects humans. It is characterized by seizures and other physical symptoms that occur suddenly and on a recurring basis. So, what exactly causes this? Cause There are two types of epilepsy in dogs: primary and secondary. Primary or idiopathic epilepsy occurs for no known reason. Secondary occurs whenever an

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Canine Dementia

Canine dementia is a condition that typically affects dogs as they age. Most start to show signs of problems between the ages of 11 and 15. There is no specific cause of the condition, but aging of the brain helps explain exhibited signs. Signs It can be quite difficult to detect exactly when cognitive dysfunction in dogs sets in. Owners

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Helping Your Dog Survive the Summer Heat

With the dog days of summer quickly approaching, dog owners need to be wary of the health risks the higher temperatures pose to the pets. Dogs only sweat a minimal amount, but only through their pads. The main way they cool themselves off is by panting more. However, higher temperatures drastically reduce the effectiveness of panting, especially when there is

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