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Dog Addisons Disease

…an animal with untreated Addison’s disease. Because Addison’s disease is a chronic condition and the symptoms may be hard to recognize, many animals remain undiagnosed. Many symptoms of Addison’s disease imitate other conditions, and the disease itself may be caused by other underlying problems; as such, it may take some time before the disease can be identified. However prognosis is usually good for Addison’s disease sufferers, and regular…

Dog Clostridium Perfringens

…and is free of other diseases that may cause long term bowel disruption, C. perfringens might be responsible. The types of diarrhea that can be caused by C. perfringens range anywhere from relatively mild to potentially lethal hemorrhagic diarrhea – a thorough physical examination must be performed to eliminate other possible causes such as parasites, inflammation, dietary problems, intestinal cancer, Addison’s disease, etc. Since the bacterium…

Cat Addisons Disease

…hormones. Addison’s disease affects young cats, although it is a relevantly rare disease. The condition is very treatable but can be fatal without proper veterinary care.Causes The most common cause of Addisons disease in cats is the destruction of the adrenal tissue, mainly due to the over active response of the cats immune system, causing it to attack and destroy its own tissues. Other causes that can also cause the condition are diseases of…

Cat Cushings Disease

…Cushings disease, the warning signs of Addisons disease can be subtle and variable.Causes Feline Addisons disease results from the destruction of adrenal gland tissue by the cats immune system. This most commonly occurs as a result of an autoimmune disease, where the cats body produces antibodies which then attack the adrenal glands as if they were a disease or infection. This disease is often associated with other autoimmune diseases, such as…

Dog Alopecia X

…blows. Bald skin pigment shows. At the site of a biopsy, hair may regrow. As yet, no single test can diagnose Dog Alopecia X. Hair loss can indicate many different conditions or diseases. Veterinarians need to rule out other diseases such as hypothyroidism, Cushing’s Disease, hyposomatotrophism, follicular dysplasia and others. Testing may include a blood panel, urinalysis, thyroid testing, adrenal hormone testing, and skin biopsy. Multiple skin…


…dogs that will bond with a whole family. For the most part, they are good with children and other dogs but may show some apprehension around unfamiliar animals. They have a rather strong hunting instinct so supervision, especially around birds and small pets, is important. There are a number of health problems to which poodles are prone, including Addison’s disease, cataracts, congenital heart disease, chronic active hepatitis, and epilepsy.

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