What is hypothyroidism?
As with humans, hypothyroidism is caused by low levels of thyroid hormone being produced by the thyroid gland, which is located on either side of the throat. Since the thyroid gland is part of the endocrine system, … Read more
Acute moist dermatitis is a skin ailment in pets that are caused by a trigger like an itch or pain, and exacerbated by the pet’s scratching and licking until it becomes a large bare patch of painful skin lesion. … Read more
When a pet owner brings their animal into the vet with a firm, raised, angry red bump on the pet’s leg or ankle, complaining that the animal (a dog more often than a cat) won’t stop licking at it, the … Read more
The vestibular system
The vestibular system is the body’s ‘balance messenger’ – giving mammals (including humans and pets) key sensory information that allows us to stay upright and properly orientated in the world. The vestibular system is made up of … Read more
Honde word met 28 melktande gebore en katte met net 26 tande. Teen 6-maande word honde se 28 tande deur 42 permanente tande vervang en katte het dan 30 permanente tande. As die melktande nie soos normaal uitval nie, lei … Read more