Conditions and Diseases Dogs
Dobermans- Angel and her PRAA - Our personal experience with
Persistent Right Aortic Arch in canines. A site to help dog
breeders with this rare congenital condition make an educated
- Canine Epileptoid
Cramping Syndrome - Known as Spike's Disease, previously
thought to be epilepsy and occurring in Border Terriers.
Information about diagnosis, symptom control and the role of diet,
as well as photographs and videos.
Inflammatory Bowel Disease - Page presented by owners of IBD
Dogs and provides a place to begin to learn about IBD.
Intervertebral Disk Disease - Extensive information about the
physiology, causes, and treatments of this disease that primarily
Canine Perianal Fistulas - German Shepherds are hit most by
this killer disease. Find information, and an online support
Canine Streptococcal Toxic Shock Syndrome - Fact sheet,
description of symptoms and progression of disease. Treatment
- Canines in Crisis
- Information and support for owners of dogs with serious
illnesses. Focus is on cancer, but includes resources for other
- Cheetah's Story
- Personal account about a dog with exocrine pancreatic
insufficiency (EPI) and the treatment it is undergoing.
- Great Danes and
Wobblers - Delilah's Story - Personal account of a Great Dane
afflicted with wobblers and the alternative treatment that cured
Incontinence in a Pet Dog - An owner's view of urinary
incontinence problems in dogs covering causes, treatments and
methods of coping with it.
Disease in Dogs - Kidney diseases in dogs - juvenile,
familial, and chronic. Information on symptoms, diagnosis,
treatment, genetics and research. List of breeds which have
genetic renal diseases.
- New Genetic
Disease in Schipperkes - Information on the breed related
genetic disease called MPS111B.
Perianal Fistulas in Canines - Provides information and
support for owners of dogs that have perianal fistulas or anal
- Robbie's Pet Health Pages
- Learn about canine vaccinations and the diseases they prevent,
parasites, and home remedies for your dog.
- Sara's Story -
Describes the role of physiotherapy in assisting a young golden
retriever after a spinal infarct. Includes a discussion forum and
- Wobblers -
Is There An Alternative To Surgery? - Holistic approach to the
treatment of this syndrome.
- A Wobbler's
Tale - A personal account of the diagnosis of Wobbler's
Syndrome in a Doberman, and her treatment via acupuncture.
- The Bosco
Page: Osteosarcoma - Personal perspective on the disease and
treatment, including the use of transdermal pain relief.
Discussion about euthanasia and deciding on timing.
- Cancer in
Dogs - Reviews the incidence of common cancers in males and
females. Statistics, epidemiological analysis and recommendations.
- Canine Cancer
Awareness - Providing owners with valuable information and
resources when dealing with canine cancer. Relies on contributions
to assist dog owners with cancer treatments they would otherwise
Canine Hemangiosarcoma - Vetinfo Canine Encyclopedia entry for
canine hemangiosarcoma by Dr. Michael Richards.
Canine Lymphoma - A client information page about lymphoma (lymphosarcoma)
Canine Mast Cell Tumors (Mastocytoma) - An overview of canine
mast cell tumors from PetPlace.com.
Canine Melanoma - General information about melanoma from the
Flat-Coated Retriever Society of America.
Canine Osteosarcoma - Information for owners regarding the
diagnosis, treatment and prognosis of canine osteosarcoma (bone
Fatty Tumors in Dogs - Client information sheet for dogs with
benign fatty tumors, also called lipomas.
- For Jezebel
- Personal account of a bitch with lymphosarcoma, plus a list of
resources for owners.
- Kate Koogler Canine Cancer
Fund - Invites contributions for bone cancer research in large
breed dogs. Details of activities and the story of a bitch with
Mast cell tumor - General information regarding mast cell
tumors in dogs from VetCentric.
Max's Bout with Cancer - Personal account of the diagnosis and
treatment of a chondrosarcoma. Veterinary notes from the surgical
operation and photographs taken in subsequent months.
Osteosarcoma in Dogs - Information regarding osteosarcoma
(bone cancer) in dogs, from Dr. Sarah Sheafor at South Paws
Veterinary Referral Center.
Canine Cancer Files - Offers information and support for
owners. Includes personal accounts, discussion on treatment
options and links to other resources.
Urinary Bladder Cancer - Article on canine bladder cancer from
Auburn University Small Animal Teaching Hospital: Cushings
Syndrome - Introduction, signs and symptoms including
photographs, complications, diagnosis, therapy, and prognosis.
Cushings Pets Forum - Mailing list, articles, workseet for
monitoring lysodren loading, personal stories, and links.
Owner's Guide: Cushing's Disease - Article by Norma Bennett
Woolf, which includes common drug therapies.
Mar Vista Animal Medical Center: What IS Cushing's Disease? -
Introduction with animated demonstration, symptoms, tests, and
pituitary and adrenal treatments.
Merck Veterinary Manual: Hyperadrenocorticism - Includes
etiology, clinical signs, diagnosis, and treatment.
Pet Owner's Crash Course in Canine Cushing's Disease -
Includes causes, diagnostic tests, the pros and cons of various
treatments, and links to references.
Cushing's Disease in Dogs - Article by Michael Richards, DVM,
with description, diagnosis, treatment, and answers to readers'
- DDEAF - Deaf Dog Education
Action Fund - Non-profit organization speaking in behalf of
and assisting in the betterment of life of deaf dogs through
education and funding. The site includes training tips.
- Deaf Dogs
List - An email discussion group for owners of deaf dogs.
Information on how to join - message archives for members only.
- Deaf Dogs
WebRing - Index of sites connected through this ring.
- Dizzy's Deaf Dog Resources
- Information for owners about canines with this ailment. Also
includes a gallery, rehoming section and links to relevant sites.
- My Aussies -
Information about 2 deaf, double-merle Australian Shepherds. Also,
information on Aussies in general, and pictures of family members
- Why the Deaf
Dog Barks - An article by Gary Wilkes.
- Canine Epilepsy
- An article by Todd D.L. Woods, M.D.
- Canine Epilepsy
Network - Resource for all those concerned with canine
epilepsy. Site sponsored by the University of Missouri College of
Epilepsy Resource Center - Overview of the disease, glossary
of terms, and causes of seizures. Also, information on how to join
the Epil-K9 email discussion list.
Seizures - Causes and Treatments - Comprehensive information
including overview, various medications used to treat this ailment
and data on caring for a dog with it.
Epi Guardian Angels - Explains the condidtion and the
medications used to control seizures. Personal stories and
articles by vets.
Dogs WebRing - Index of sites connected through this ring.
- Public message archives of the e-mail discussion group about
blind or visually impaired dogs.
- Canine Eye
Registration Foundation CERF - CERF is a centralized, national
registry of dogs certified free of heritable eye disease by
members of the American College of Veterinary Ophthalmologists.
Information page, online verification search, research, and links.
- Cataracts In
Your Pet - Article discusses the causes and treatment of
cataracts in dogs and cats.
Whites in Aussies - Accounts of this australian shepherd sight
& hearing condition with access to information, links, forums and
- Owners of Blind Dogs -
A resource for owners of dogs that are blind or visually impaired.
Also, information on joining the blind dog email list.
- Pepe the Blind
Dog - Provides information for owners of blind and visually
Hip and Elbow Dysplasia
- Canine Hip and
Elbow Dysplasia Resources - A directory of internet resources
on hip and elbow dysplasia, provided by Workingdogs.com.
Nutraceuticals and the Arthritic Canine - Recommendations for
the use of natural supplements like glucosamine, chondroitin and
MSM to help dogs with arthritis and related joint conditions.
- Orthopedic Foundation for
Animals - OFA is a non-profit organization that collates and
disseminates information concerning orthopedic and genetic disease
System Comparison - A table presents different ratings used by
international bodies when assessing dysplasia tendencies.
- TPO List -
Online message archives of this email discussion group for owners
of dogs who have undergone triple pelvic osteotomy surgery and for
owners of young dogs with canine hip dysplasia, who are
considering this procedure.
- Giardia in
Dogs - A veterinary surgeon with a special interest in
parasitology, describes the infection and how it can be treated
- Canine Laryngeal
Paralysis - A breeder of labrador retrievers presents personal
accounts and scientific information.
Canine Laryngeal Paralysis - A source of help and support for
those dealing with canine laryngeal paralysis.
- LP List - An
email discussion list for owners of dogs who have laryngeal
paralysis. Information on how to join and public message archives.
von Willebrand Disease