Heart Disease in Dogs

Heart disease is the umbrella term to describe a wide range of conditions that affect the heart. Some of the most common types of heart disease in dogs include mitral valve disease, dilated cardiomyopathy and atrial fibrillation. Heart disease is often caused by a leaking valve, a vessel that is too narrow, or a change Read More

Cushing’s Disease in Dogs

Cushing’s disease is the more commonly used name for a condition called hyperadrenocorticism. It’s caused by the chronic overproduction of the hormone cortisol, and is fairly common in middle-aged and older dogs. There are a wide range of symptoms associated with Cushing’s disease, but it’s a condition that progresses slowly, making signs sometimes difficult to Read More