Articles by Dr. Lorie Huston

Dr. Lorie was a wonderful veterinarian and a friend. She was a certified veterinary journalist, pet health/pet care expert, author/freelance writer/blogger, and blogging/SM/SEO consultant. It was a big loss for the pet world when she passed away in September 2015. It is my honor that her contributions to my blog can be part of her legacy. Learn more about Dr. Lorie.
Causes of Vomiting in Dogs: Why Is My Dog Throwing Up?

Causes of Vomiting in Dogs: Why Is My Dog Throwing Up?

Vomiting is only a symptom, not a disease in itself.  There are many different diseases and disease processes that can cause vomiting in dogs. When your dog is vomiting persistently or severely, successful treatment relies on finding the cause. Gastrointestinal causes of vomiting in dogs Many diseases affecting the gastrointestinal (GI) tract can cause your dog to vomit. These diseases…

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Canine Leptospirosis: Your Dog and Leptospirosis Infection

Canine Leptospirosis: Your Dog and Leptospirosis Infection

Leptospirosis is a bacterial infection. The Leptospira bacteria that is present worldwide. It can infect many types of animals, both wild and domestic, including: dogs rats, and other rodents raccoons skunks deer, and many others Because leptospirosis can also infect people, it makes the disease even more troublesome. On the other hand, infection in cats is rare. What causes leptospirosis?…

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