Dog Ailments & Diseases

Dog related articles covering some of the things that dog owners want and need to know regarding dog health, diseases, ailments and parasites.

Sunday, 28 February 2021  |  D for Dog

Lungworm is a deadly disease, passed to dogs by slugs & snails. We thought it would be useful to hear from people whose dogs have been infected.

1 CommentMonday, 3 September 2018  |  D for Dog

Fleas can cause sores and infections, transmit diseases and tape worms and even cause anaemia. Learn how to spot, treat and prevent dog fleas.

15 CommentsTuesday, 19 June 2018  |  D for Dog

Paroxysmal dyskinesia is a movement disorder where abnormal movements are seen in dogs during attacks. Often misdiagnosed as canine epilepsy.

1 CommentMonday, 24 October 2016  |  D for Dog

Breast cancer doesn't just affect humans. Dogs can also get mammary tumours and cancer. In fact it is even more common in dogs than in humans.

Monday, 16 May 2016  |  D for Dog

Parasites pose health risks to pets & owners. There is a lack of awareness. Informative videos about ticks, lungworm, toxocara, fleas & tapeworm.

2 CommentsMonday, 8 February 2016  |  D for Dog

Lungworm in UK dogs is spreading yet many dog owners have never even heard of the disease. How dogs become affected and protective measures.

2 CommentsThursday, 29 October 2015  |  D for Dog

There is a high risk of breathing problems in dogs with short muzzles. Grunting and snorting isnít normal or healthy. Find out more here.

Friday, 23 August 2013  |  D for Dog

Arthritis in dogs can be difficult to diagnose as it can affect any breed of dog at any age. We discuss diagnosing and living with canine arthritis.

Tuesday, 5 June 2012  |  D for Dog

Diabetes mellitus (sugar diabetes) is common in dogs. Diabetes in dogs has a mixture of inherited and environmental causes. Find out more here.

Thursday, 17 September 2009  |  D for Dog

A phantom pregnancy (pseudopregnancy) is when a bitch is not pregnant but shows signs of pregnancy, lactation, and nesting. Find out more.

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