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SYMPTOM DOG Cracked, Loose, or Discolored Teeth in Dogs

Cracked, discolored, or loose teeth are teeth that have been damaged or have changes in the appearance of the tooth enamel. These are common symptoms in adult dogs.

· 3 min read
CONDITION DOG Pennyroyal Oil Poisoning in Dogs

Pennyroyal oil is derived from the *Hedeoma pulegioides* and *Mentha pulegium* plants, commonly known as pennyroyal, and is extremely toxic to dogs.

· 4 min read
SYMPTOM CAT Red Eyes in Cats

Red eyes occur in cats when there is a change of color in the white part of the eyeball. Typically, redness indicates that an underlying condition has stimulated the blood vessels to bring more blood to the eye.

· 4 min read
CONDITION CAT Adrenal Gland Cancer (Pheochromocytoma) in Cats

Adrenal Gland Cancer is a rare condition in cats, identified when tumors (pheochromocytomas) grow as a result of uncontrolled chromaffin cell growth.

· 3 min read
CONDITION BIRD Avian influenze (bird flu)

Avian influenza is a viral infection also known as Bird flu. There are over a dozen types of bird flus, including two strains - H5N1 and H7N9. Most forms of the virus are limited to birds, however, both H5N1 and H7N9 strains have recently infected humans.

· 2 min read
CONDITION BIRD Feather plucking in birds

Feather-plucking is a behavioral disorder that is sometimes also called feather-picking. It is commonly found in captive birds who chew, bite or pluck their own feathers with their beak.

· 2 min read
SYMPTOM HORSE Squinting (blepharospasm) in Horses

Squinting or excessive blinking is the motion or position of the eyelid over the eye to protect against pain or irritation. In horses causes of pain or irritation to the eye include injuries, infections, and environmental irritants.

· 4 min read
CONDITION HORSE Sand Cracks in Horses

Hoof cracks are common in horses, and sand cracks (cracks involving the coronary band and extending downward) are the most common type, as well as one of the most severe.

· 5 min read
CONDITION TURTLE Parasites in turtles

Common types of internal parasites that can infect turtles include nematodes, tapeworms, flukes and flagellate organisms.

· 1 min read
CONDITION TURTLE Ulcerative shell disease in turtles

Also, knowns as shell rot, ulcerative shell disease in turtles is an infection of the skin or shell either by bacteria or fungal organisms.

· 1 min read

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