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Vomiting in Dogs

Vomiting is extremely common in dogs and has many different causes.

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Urinary Tract Infections in Dogs

Urinary tract infections (UTIs) are common in dogs and they make it painful for them to pass urine.

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Urinary Incontinence in Dogs

Urinary incontinence is characterised by the loss of voluntary control over urination, resulting in leakage, particularly when the dog is lying down.

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Urethral Obstruction in Cats

Urethral obstruction, or a blocked bladder, is a life-threatening emergency where there is a blockage of the lower portion of the urinary tract (the urethra).

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Toxoplasmosis in Cats

Toxoplasmosis is a disease caused by a single-celled parasite called Toxoplasma gondii.

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Bumblefoot in Rabbits and Guinea Pigs

Bumblefoot (also known as sore hocks or pododermatitis) is a fairly common problem for rabbits and guinea pigs.

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Skin Parasites in Rabbits

Rabbits are susceptible to various skin parasites, such as mites and fleas. These can all cause itchy and sore skin, and if left untreated can lead to serious skin conditions.

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Skin Parasites in Guinea Pigs

Guinea pigs are susceptible to various skin parasites, such as mites, lice and fleas.

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Skin Allergies in Dogs

Skin allergies (atopic dermatitis) are common in dogs and cause them to feel itchy. This itchiness makes them chew, lick and scratch at themselves causing significant self-trauma.

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Seizures in Dogs

A seizure (or ‘fit’) occurs when there is abnormal electrical activity within the brain. If the whole brain is affected by this electrical activity then this results in a full or ‘generalised’ seizure, where there is a loss of consciousness, involuntary repetitive movements (e.g. paddling of the limbs) and urination and defecation may also occur.

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Ringworm in Dogs and Cats

Ringworm is a fungal skin infection that can affect dogs and cats, as well as humans and many other animal species.

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Pancreatitis in Dogs

The pancreas is a digestive organ that sits next to the stomach and produces the enzymes to digest food, as well as the hormone insulin that regulates blood sugar.

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