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Guide To Bladder Problems In Rabbits & Guinea Pigs

Rabbit and guinea pigs are prone to bladder problems such as bladder sludge and stones. Bladder sludge is urine that has thickened due to the presence of large amounts of calcium – it can be sandy and toothpaste-like in consistency.

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Guide To Arthritis in Cats

Arthritis is a very common condition in older animals and is caused by inflammation within the joints, resulting in swelling, pain and reluctance to move around.

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Guide To Alabama Rot In Dogs?

Alabama rot is also known as cutaneous and renal glomerular vasculopathy (CRGV) and is a rare and mysterious disease affecting dogs, causing damage to the blood vessels in the skin and kidneys.

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What Is Alopecia in Dogs?

While it is natural for most dogs to moult in cycles throughout the year, they should not become bald in any areas. Alopecia refers to the partial or complete loss of hair in areas where it should normally be present.

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Guide To Anal Gland Problems in Dogs

The anal glands are marble-sized sacs that sit just inside the anus (around the 4 and 8 o’clock positions).

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What Is Addison's Disease In Dogs?

Addison’s disease (or hypoadrenocorticism) occurs when the adrenal glands do not produce enough steroid hormones most commonly due to being attacked by the dog’s immune system.

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