Abscesses from Bite Wounds

Abscesses from Bite Wounds An abscess forms when an infected bite wound heals over on the surface, sealing the infection inside. Fever is generated as the infection incubates. Diseased tissue and the inflammatory cells liquefy into pus. The pus breaks

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Acute Hemorrhagic Diarrhea Syndrome (AHDS or HGE)

Acute Hemorrhagic Diarrhea Syndrome (AHDS or HGE) The term hemorrhagic gastroenteritis basically means inflammation of the stomach and intestine with bleeding. This kind of bleeding inflammation might be seen in patients with parvovirus infection, pancreatitis, inflammatory bowel disease or any number

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Air Travel with Your Pets

Air Travel with Your Pets Summer and holiday seasons turn into USDA health certificate seasons at animal hospitals nationwide. If you are planning air travel with your pet, here are some things you need to know. Traveling Dog Travel is

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Aspergillosis in Dogs

Aspergillosis in Dogs Fungi of the Aspergillus genus are well known to most people as the lacy, fluffy mold that grows on foods kept a bit too long. There are over 180 species of Aspergillus fungi and they generally do

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Asthma in Cats

Asthma in Cats What is Asthma? Asthma is a recurring respiratory compromise featuring the constriction of the lung’s airways. First, excess mucus forms, the airway walls swell with inflammation and can actually ulcerate, and finally the airway muscles go into

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Aural Hematoma in Dogs and Cats

Aural Hematoma in Dogs and Cats Why Is An Aural Hematoma A Problem? A hematoma is swelling created by a broken blood vessel after bleeding has occurred inside a tissue. Hematomas in the earflaps (aural hematomas) occur when head shaking

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