Ailments

Pain Inflammation in Pets

PHC LLCSep 24, '19

What is pain inflammation in dogs? Pain inflammation is a complex biological response of the dog’s body tissues to certain harmful stimuli, like pathogens, irritants, and damaged cells. It is also considered your dog’s protective response for repairing the body, which involves the dog’s blood vessels, immune cells, and molecular...

What is Cancer in Dogs?

PHC LLCAug 27, '19

Cancer is the number one cause of death of elderly dogs. Experts say all cancers can be cured if diagnosed early. Dave Ruslander, the former president of the Veterinary Cancer Society, stated this in an interview. Prevention is always better than cure.   Different Types of Cancer in Dogs  ...

Aging and Wellness For Pets

PHC LLCAug 26, '19

Aging and Wellness in Cats and Dogs Cats and dogs age differently compared to humans. They have shorter life spans so they age faster. They also exhibit signs of aging quite differently.   Unlike with people, we won’t be able to see visible wrinkles and fine lines on pets’ faces....

Seizures in Dogs: Overview, Symptoms, Prevention, and Treatment

PHC LLCAug 26, '19

A seizure (also called a fit or convulsion), is a neurological condition in dogs. It’s an involuntary burst of activity in a dog’s brain that causes twitching or shaking. This can last for several minutes or less. If a dog shows repeated seizure episodes, this is called epilepsy. An epileptic...

Joint Pain And Mobility For Dogs

PHC LLCAug 26, '19

Dog joint pain (arthritis) is a common health issue in dogs, especially among those that are large in size like the Labrador Retriever, Golden Retriever and German Shepherd. The problem occurs in roughly 20% of the canine population. If your dog is overweight, he’s likely to develop this condition due...