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Dog Aspergillosis

Dog Aspergillosis is a fungal infection that invades the respiratory system, ears, throat and mouth. Dogs can inhale fungi spores or “conidia” naturally present in the environment, such as in straw, grass or grain. Common species are Aspergillus fumigatus and Aspergillus tereus. The Aspergillus fungi develop in tissue and lead to cell death and formation of abscesses. Younger dogs under 7 years may suffer from two types of Aspergillus infection:…

Dog Nasal Chondrosarcoma

…of dog tumors, but they are responsible for up to 80% of all of the tumors found in the respiratory area. These tumors are usually present in the sinus and nasal cavity area. Though these tumors are serious and most often malignant, only a small portion tends to spread to other areas of the dog’s body. Research has been done, but like many other cancers the cause has not yet been discovered. It seems to be quite prominent in young dogs and…

Dog Nasosinal Cancer

…that is filled with air. The sinuses in that area communicate with the paranasal sinuses. These are the connecting ones. There are several types of cancers that affect the region, most commonly carcinomas and some sarcomas. Although metastasis is low initially, but affects about half of the dogs at their death. Nasosinal cavities are more common in larger breeds of dogs than in smaller breeds of dogs. In dogs, they are not very common but are…

Dog Benign Bone Tumors

…is seven years, but it can occur in dogs from fifteen to twelve years of age.Signs and Symptoms There will be some impact on the adjacent areas of this tumor. Sinus: if the tumor is in the sinuses there will be pus from the nasal cavities. Brain: difficulties with the dog’s nervous system will surface if the tumor is in the brain. Eye: tumor in the eye socket will cause the eye to protrude. Jaw: the dog will have difficulty opening the mouth…

Dog Pink Eye

…Your dog may be sensitive to certain kinds of perfume, foods, or other allergens associated with the onset of spring. These allergens can cause sinus irritation as well as inflammation of the mucus membranes, and often leads to the development of Pinkeye.Treatment In order to properly treat your dogs case of pinkeye, it is important to closely assess the condition of the eye first. If a foreign object appears to be lodged somewhere in or around…

Dog Nose Cancer

…nasal passage and sinuses produce too many cells. Although this disease is not a rapidly developing one it is still very dangerous for your dog. The nasal passage is made up of two air passages which contain sponge like bones and these have to be kept clear of infections. It is believed that nasal cancer is more likely to occur in large dog breeds. Smaller breeds seem to be less likely to get this form of cancer. Male dogs are also more likely…

Cat Nasal Chondrosarcoma

in kittens and young cats, but it does not discriminate by sex. Both an equal amount of female and male felines have been afflicted with these kinds of tumors. These tumors also do not discriminate by breed of cat either. Both cats and dogs have been known to have Nasal Chondrosarcoma, and upon research of the cat tumor and the dog tumor they are quite similar.What are the symptoms of Nasal Chondrosarcoma? Be advised that each cat will react in a…

Cat Nasosinal Cancer

…space behind the nose that is filled with air. The sinuses in that area communicate with the paranasal sinuses. These are the connecting ones. There are several types of cancers that affect the region, most commonly carcinomas and some sarcomas. Although metastasis is low initially, but affects about half of the cats at their death. Nasosinal cavities are not as common in cats as they are in dogs. Cats average 10 years of age generally, but have…

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