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A Guide To Feline Infectious Peritonitis (FIP)

Feline infectious peritonitis (FIP) is an important viral disease caused by certain strains of feline coronavirus.

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A Guide To Feline Stress Cystitis (Feline Idiopathic Cystitis / FIC)

Cystitis is common in cats and is often not due to infection within the bladder, but rather inflammation.

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A Guide To Feline Hyperthyroidism

Hyperthyroidism is seen quite commonly in older cats and is usually relatively easy to treat.

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A Guide to Feline Diabetes

Diabetes mellitus (sugar diabetes) is a condition in which there is a problem with the production or response to insulin.

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A Guide To Feline Asthma

Similar to the condition in humans, feline asthma is caused by chronic inflammation in the lungs.

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A Guide To Eye Problems in Rabbits

Rabbits are prone to developing eye problems, which can happen for various different reasons, including:

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A Guide To Elbow Dysplasia in Dogs

Elbow dysplasia is a painful genetic condition where one or both elbow joints do not develop properly in puppyhood.

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A Guide To Ear Infections in Dogs (Otitis Externa)

External ear infections (otitis externa) are common in dogs and can cause considerable pain and discomfort.

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A Guide To Dry Eye / Keratoconjunctivitis sicca (KCS) in Dogs

Dry eye, or keratoconjunctivitis sicca (KCS), is a painful condition where the tear glands stop working properly, and no longer produce the tears that lubricate the eyes.

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A Guide To Diabetes in Dogs

Diabetes mellitus (sugar diabetes) is a condition in which there is a problem with the production or response to insulin.

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A Guide To Dental Problems in Rabbits

Rabbits are lagomorphs and so their teeth are actually more similar to horses than dogs and cats, as they continue to growth throughout the rabbit’s lifetime.

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What To Know About Dental Disease in Dogs

Dental (tooth and gum) disease is common amongst dogs as they get older.

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