Thyforon

Thyforon Hypothyroidism? Hypothyroidism is a common hormonal disorder in dogs mainly over the age of 5. It is caused by a low level of the hormone “thyroid” which is produced by the thyroid gland. Thyroid controls the speed of the metabolism, so dogs with very low thyroid levels have a slow metabolic rate. 95% of…

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Mobility

Mobility Arthritis – dogs Is your dog “showing his age”? If so, try this simple test. Compared to several years ago is your dog: slower to get up after lying down? having problems with jumping in and out of the car or climbing stairs? less keen to exercise? Tiring more easily? showing any signs of…

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Urinary problems

Urinary problems Urinary Incontinence – Dogs “Urine leakage” is a common condition which is usually seen in older animals and especially female dogs due to anatomical differences. The bladder stretches like a balloon as it fills up and normally a sphincter acts like a stopper to prevent urine leaking from the bladder. Owners often come…

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Eye complaints

Eye complaints Dry Eye – Dogs Dry eye is a very painful condition that affects many dogs. The condition develops because the gland in the eye that usually produces tears, to keep the eyes moist, fails to do so and the eyes then dry out. It can affect one or both eyes and can develop…

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Meloxaid

Meloxaid Arthritis – dogs Is your dog “showing his age”? If so, try this simple test. Compared to several years ago is your dog: slower to get up after lying down? having problems with jumping in and out of the car or climbing stairs? less keen to exercise? Tiring more easily? showing any signs of…

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Urinary problems

Urinary problems Urinary Incontinence – Dogs “Urine leakage” is a common condition which is usually seen in older animals and especially female dogs due to anatomical differences. The bladder stretches like a balloon as it fills up and normally a sphincter acts like a stopper to prevent urine leaking from the bladder. Owners often come…

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Kidney disorders

Kidney disorders Kidney Failure As with humans, as cats get older their bodies start to wear out and things can go wrong. In cats, one of the most common organs to fail is the kidneys. Originally cats were desert animals so their kidneys are designed to make very concentrated urine to save precious water. In…

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Mobility

Mobility Arthritis – dogs Is your dog “showing his age”? If so, try this simple test. Compared to several years ago is your dog: slower to get up after lying down? having problems with jumping in and out of the car or climbing stairs? less keen to exercise? Tiring more easily? showing any signs of…

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Caninsulin

Caninsulin Diabetes Mellitus – Dogs Diabetes Mellitus is the most common hormonal problem we see in dogs. As in humans, the disease arises when the cells in the pancreas fail to produce the hormone “Insulin” when our dog eats something. After eating, glucose travels from the intestines into the blood and normally triggers the pancreas…

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