Articles with ear infections

Why Does My Dog Itch: Itching For A Diagnosis

Why Does My Dog Itch: Itching For A Diagnosis

Why is your dog itchy? Don’t jump to conclusions. Sometimes I like to surprise people by asking them, as soon as they walk in the room before they have even had a chance to introduce themselves, something like, “What’s Max here for today, an ear infection?” Visible clinical signs The nice thing about dermatology is that dogs are literally coming…

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Idiopathic Vestibular Disease in Dogs: Phoenix’s Story

Idiopathic Vestibular Disease in Dogs: Phoenix’s Story

There are a few things as scary as watching your dog unable to walk or even stand. Some terrible conditions that can be behind your dog ending up in such a sorry state. One potential reason looks just as horrifying but not dangerous to your dog–vestibular disease. Ataxia caused by idiopathic vestibular disease is due to a disturbance in the balance…

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Canine Chronic Ear Infections: Phoenix’s Story

Canine Chronic Ear Infections: Phoenix’s Story

Ear infections in dogs typically secondary to another underlying condition—most commonly allergies. Chronic ear infections, unless addressed, will continue to get worse as the tissues are changing due to the condition. Thank you, Brook, for sharing Phoenix’s story. Phoenix’s story Phoenix is a fourteen and a half-year-old male yellow Labrador Retriever. I received him in July of 1998 from the…

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