Most dogs love riding in the car because it means fabulous things are about to happen-like a trip to the beach or park. Sure, it's a lot of fun to let them co-pilot from the passenger seat, but there's a much safer option. Ideally, dogs should ride in a crate or be safely secured in a specially-designed doggie harness or seatbelt.
Overview of Canine Pancreatitis Acute pancreatitis results from sudden inflammation of the pancreas and is characterized by activation of pancreatic enzymes that can cause the pancreas to begin digesting itself. The pancreas lies in the upper abdomen alongside the first portion of the small intestine (called the duodenum) and between the stomach, liver and right kidney.
Some dogs are very shy and it can be hard to know what to do with them. Shy dogs are also often described as skittish dogs, nervous dogs, and scared dogs. It can really help to boost the their confidence of a shy dog to make them come out of their shell. Kayden is an example of a shy dog. When Kayden first came to be introduced to new people, you could expect one of two scenarios.
Overview of Canine Pericardial Disease The pericardium is a membrane that surrounds the heart. It consists of two layers: a visceral layer (epicardium) that is tightly adherent to the heart muscle and an outer parietal layer. Between these two layers is a potential space, the pericardial space, which normally contains a small amount of fluid.
Overview of Canine Fibrocartilaginous Embolization Fibrocartilaginous embolic myelopathy, commonly referred to fibrocartilaginous embolization and abbreviated as FCE, is a condition involving necrosis (cell death) of a region of the spinal cord secondary to infarction (obstruction) of the blood supply.
Your cat is suddenly sneezing frequently, and her breathing sounds congested. When you pay closer attention, you notice she has a runny nose and watery eyes. She no longer comes running when she hears the sound of a can opening, and she's sleeping a lot - even for a cat. Your kitty may have a common problem - an upper respiratory infection.