dog diseases

Leptospirosis in dogs

Definition and mode of transmission Leptospirosis is a disease caused by bacteria of the genus Spirochete. In pets, this disease only affects dogs. Transmission is … Read more

Fever in dogs

Knowing a dog’s temperature is essential when performing a general clinical examination, especially on a sick animal, in order to establish diagnostic hypotheses. A rectal … Read more

Vomiting in dogs

Vomiting is relatively common in dogs (much more so than in humans) either for relatively benign reasons such as the elimination of something irritating in … Read more

Kennel cough in dogs

Dog kennel cough, or “canine infectious tracheobronchitis”, is a highly contagious disease of dogs. It is transmitted by close contact between dogs (for example during … Read more

Dogs Swollen Paw

A dog’s limb is made up of different tissues: bone, muscles, nerves, joints, ligaments, tendons, skin, etc. Swelling of a limb can affect one or … Read more

Parvovirus in dogs

Parvovirus is one of the most common contagious diseases in dogs, and especially in puppies. This is a crippling defect (30-day redhibition period and 5-day … Read more