Articles with infections

Angry Vet On Leptospirosis: Sandy’s Untimely Death

Angry Vet On Leptospirosis: Sandy’s Untimely Death

As a sad reminder of leptospirosis’s reality, we had two cases of acute renal failure in otherwise healthy young dogs.  One of these dog’s kidneys completely shut down and would not respond to treatment. Consequently, we had to euthanize her. The other dog has responded and is now home and expected to make a full recovery. I dedicate this post…

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Your Dog And Infections: Alien Invasion

Your Dog And Infections: Alien Invasion

As long as your dog lives in this world, they can get an infection. Infections are always waiting for their opportunity. The dog’s immune system is designed to fight off these potential invaders, but some infections are harder to deal with than others. The ability of your dog’s immune system to tackle fight infection depends on their overall health. Stressful events…

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