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September 7, 2020

Medical Issues

Canine Hypothyroidism

Aili V. Heintz, DVM

In a previous blog post, I discussed cats and hyperthyroid disease. At that time you may have been wondering just why I didn’t mention dogs getting hyperthyroidism. The answer is that dogs do not tend to get hyperthyroid disease as cats do. Dogs tend to get the opposite disease which is hypothyroid disease. Now, this […]

August 3, 2020

General Medical Issues

Pet Allergies (Part 2)

Aili V. Heintz, DVM

This is the second part of our blog discussing pet allergies. If you haven’t yet read part one, I would encourage you to go back and read about it. Allergies in Pets (Part 1) explained what pet allergies are and what kind of allergens can affect your pet. Part One also covered possible signs and […]

July 6, 2020

Medical Issues

Allergies in Pets (Part 1)

Aili V. Heintz, DVM

Just like people, pets can also get allergies. In fact, allergies in pets are a very common problem and can be very frustrating to treat. Today, I will explain a little more about what allergies are, the different allergies pets can get, and some symptoms of allergies in pets. What is an allergy? An allergy […]