Sort by:
Page 1 of 1

Laryngitis

Dog Laryngeal Paralysis

Overview Dogs suffering from Canine Laryngeal Paralysis have difficulty breathing and eating. The larynx is a voicebox and acts as a gateway to the airways and lungs. During breathing, the laryngeal cartilages (arytenoids cartilages that act like doors) pull open. This disorder prevents the nerves that control the muscles and cartilage to open and close the larynx. The arytenoids hang loosely. When cartilages fail to open and close properly, the…

Cat Brachycephalic Syndrome

…epiglottis causing snoring, choking and other breathing problems. • Stenotic Nares- Simply defined, this is a narrowing of the animal’s nostrils • Narrowed Trachea- the windpipe is narrow thus making breathing labored • Laryngeal Saccules- On the voice box there are small pouches called saccules. Since these animals, many times labor to breath, these sacs can become inflamed which then further obstructs the airway.Signs and Symptoms All of the…

Dog Brachycephalic Syndrome

…epiglottis causing snoring, choking and other breathing problems. • Stenotic Nares- Simply defined, this is a narrowing of the animal’s nostrils • Narrowed Trachea- the windpipe is narrow thus making breathing labored • Laryngeal Saccules- On the voice box there are small pouches called saccules. Since these animals, many times labor to breath, these sacs can become inflamed which then further obstructs the airway.Signs and Symptoms All of the…

Cat Larynx and Trachea Cancer

Tracheal and laryngeal cancers are progressive, slow growing, invasive tumors that occur in a cat’s trachea, (windpipe) or larynx (voicebox). There is no known cause and are they very rare in domestic cats. When they do appear, the cat is usually either middle aged or older. It is also more common in male cats than in females.Signs and Symptoms The first thing that you will notice is . There will be a noticeable change in your cats voice and he…

Dog Larynx and Trachea Cancer

Tracheal and laryngeal cancers are progressive, slow growing, invasive tumors that occur in the trachea, (windpipe) or larynx (voicebox) of a dog. There is no known cause and they are actually quite rare in domesticated dogs. When they do appear, the dog is usually middle aged or in its more senior years. It is also more common in male dogs than in female dogs.Signs and Symptoms Your dog will show signs of . There will be a noticeable change in…

Page 1 of 1