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13 Most Prevalent Dog Illnesses & How to Prevent Them

Over 150 years ago, the first case of E.P.I., exocrine pancreatic insufficiency, was discovered in dogs. While it isn't extremely common, the occurrence of this illness has increased in recent years. According to the College of Veterinary Medicine at Texas A&M University, nearly 8,000 dogs in the United States are…

bitslammer, Flickr Giardia is an intestinal infection caused by an organism that can be potentially serious for household dogs if they are young, malnourished or debilitated. As part of a Paw Nation series providing background about the medical problems your pet may suffer, we spoke to Dr. Jon M. Fletcher from the department of internal medicine at Southeast Veterinary Specialists in Metairie, La., to get some insights about the condition. You should always consult your veterinarian before giving medication or supplements to your pet. What are the signs that my dog has giardia? Soft, frothy diarrhea is the primary clinical sign. How common is giardia in dogs? Giardiasis has a reported...

Laszlo Nagy HU, Flickr Metronidazole, also known as Flagyl, is an antibacterial and antiphrastic medication. As part of a Paw Nation series providing background about medical problems your pet may suffer, we spoke to Dr. David Dorn, VMD and owner of the West Liberty Animal Hospital in Pittsburgh, to get some insights about the drug. Always consult your veterinarian before giving medicines or supplements to your pet. What is Metronidazole? Metronidazole is an antibiotic that can treat parasitic infections....