Category: Pet care

Cat Vomiting Bile

Cat Vomiting Bile

Bile is a yellowish-green fluid that is made by the liver, stored in the gallbladder, and helps digest food. Even though a rare condition, cat vomiting bile generally occurs due to motility issues marked by abnormal entry of bile into the stomach thereby causing irritation, nausea, and vomiting. In other words, any kind of dysfunction […]

Crystals in Cat Urine

Crystals in Cat Urine

Medically termed as urolithiasis or crystalluria, crystals in cat urine is a condition classified as an FLUTD or Feline Lower Urinary Tract Disease, it was previously categorized as FUS/Feline Urinary Syndrome. The condition is serious and tend to occur in 0.5 to 1 percent of cats. Male cats are at increased risk to developing crystals […]

Dog Pooping Blood ?

Observing blood in the stool of your dog may frighten you because blood is associated with things like cancer or serious gastrointestinal problems. However, unlike in humans, a dog pooping blood is often less dramatic. Nonetheless, when you notice this, you need to make sure that you call a veterinarian to examine it. Pet owners […]

Endometrial Hyperplasia

Endometrial Hyperplasia

Endometrial hyperplasia is an abnormal excessive thickening of uterus lining. The lining of uterus is called endometrium. It thickens every month as a normal process of preparing for pregnancy. However, if pregnancy fails to occur, the lining sheds out in a process called menstrual period. The menstruation period occurs in every 28 days though at […]

Maltese Life expectancy

Maltese Life expectancy

The Maltese have had an interesting historical background. Earlier known by the names like the “Roman Ladies Dog”, “Bichon” and the “Maltese Terrier”, this sophisticated breed is also known for its silky, straight, thick and white hair that covers their entire body and falling till the floor. They also used to come in different colors […]

Crystals in Dog Urine

Crystals in Dog Urine

The condition of crystals in dog urine is known as crystalluria. It carries a risk to development of renal or kidney stones in dogs. However, the occurrence of crystals in dog urine and the associated symptoms has no direct association with kidney stones formation or the tendency to do so. It only poses an increased […]

Myasthenia Gravis in Dogs

Myasthenia Gravis in Dogs

Myasthenia gravis in dogs is a neuromuscular condition marked by abnormalities in the relaying of signals from the nerves to varied muscles. This can then hamper contraction of the muscles leading to increased weakness in affected dogs. Causes of myasthenia gravis in dogs Myasthenia gravis in dogs is often familial, i.e., it tends to be […]

False Pregnancy in Dogs

False Pregnancy in Dogs

Female dogs experience periods of quiescence and ‘heat’ in alternating cycles every eight to nine months. The ‘heat’ period is known as the estrus cycle and is marked by ovulation, external symptoms of ‘heat’, increased fertility and elevated sexual desire. It is followed by the diestrus period marked by impregnation of the female dog and […]