Health

  • Kennel cough is a highly contagious disease affecting the respiratory system of dogs. It has a high morbidity rate and symptoms are more severe in puppies, older dogs, and debilitating dogs. These part of the dog population often suffer from...

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  • Hip Dysplasia or Hip Arthritis commonly occurs in large breed dogs such as Boxers, Golden Retrievers, Bloodhounds, St. Bernards and Rottweilers . It is a degenerative condition that affects the pelvic area. Hip Dysplasia is highly progressive and often...

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  • You and Your Dog can Suffer from Mange

    Have you noticed your dog looking like one poor mangy mutt with a patchy hair coat that keeps on scratching relentlessly a part of or its entire body that has become hairless and reddish? Then, your dog may...

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  • Heartworm disease is caused by the parasitic roundworm Dirofilaria immitis that live in the arteries of the lungs and right side of the heart of dogs, which are considered the definitive host for heartworms. Heartworms can also affect cats, other...

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  • Advice of choosing protective clothing for your Boxer Dog.

    You’ll want to use protective dog clothing to keep your active dog safe and warm when adventuring in the great outdoors. The right dog clothing will go a long way in protecting your dog...

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  • Lyme disease is a tick-borne disease that can affect both dogs and humans. It was first discovered in Lyme, Connecticut. It was first observed in people in 1975 while dogs were found to also suffer from the disease in 1984.

    Lyme disease is...

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  • Having a male Boxer will be a delight for you and your family, but you may now have concerns about whether or not you should get your Boxer neutered. There are pros and cons to each side of this argument, but what it boils down to are your own...

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  • The aorta is the largest artery in the body. It is the main blood vessel that serves as a passageway for oxygen-filled blood to pass from the left side of the heart to be distributed throughout the entire body.

    Aortic stenosis may be due to the...

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  • Periodontal disease is considered as an important cause of drooling in dogs. If your Boxer has not been given regular dental checkup and hygiene, there is a possibility of tartar build up, an important predisposing factor of gum infections.

    A...

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  • There has been no specific agent which has been pinpointed to cause Epulis.

    Epulis are grouped into three types based on their tissue of origin.

    Fibromatous Type: tumors have a stalk or stem (pedunculated) and non-
    ulcerative.

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  • Demodicosis can occur in two forms— localized and generalized.

    The localized form is more common in dogs which are less than a year old. However, the occurrence of the skin problem is not dictated by breed or sex. This form of Demodicosis...

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  • By Amy Tokic

    You’re afraid that your Boxer may have Epulis, but you’re not sure what this disease is all about. Let’s go over a few details that will help you understand this canine disease and will better arm you on what treatment you should...

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  • Anterior Uveitis can be a serious problem when it comes to Boxer dogs. There are several factors that have been linked to the cause of this disease. These are:

    •Infections that have been caused by pathogenic microorganisms. These include...

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  • Colitis is classified based on the predominant cell types present in the intestinal lining. It can be classified as eosinophilic, histiocytic, plasmacytic-lymphocytic, and granulomatous. The condition has been considered by many as a genetic defect...

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  • Cervical Vertebral Instability, otherwise known as Wobbler Syndrome, is a term used to denote a variety of conditions which arise as a result of the presence of lesions in the spinal cord particularly that part located at the base of the neck (known as...

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  • In Atrial Septal Defects (ASD), the blood tends to flow from the right atrium to the left atrium due to the relatively high pressure exerted by the blood returning to the heart from the body circulation. This phenomenon prevents blood in the heart from...

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