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  • Adamas 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 decision.
  • 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.
  • Canine Inflammatory Bowel Disease - Page presented by owners of IBD Dogs and provides a place to begin to learn about IBD.
  • Canine Intervertebral Disk Disease - Extensive information about the physiology, causes, and treatments of this disease that primarily effects dachshunds.
  • Canine Perianal Fistulas - German Shepherds are hit most by this killer disease. Find information, and an online support group.
  • Canine Streptococcal Toxic Shock Syndrome - Fact sheet, description of symptoms and progression of disease. Treatment advice.
  • Canines in Crisis - Information and support for owners of dogs with serious illnesses. Focus is on cancer, but includes resources for other diseases.
  • 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 her.
  • Incontinence in a Pet Dog - An owner's view of urinary incontinence problems in dogs covering causes, treatments and methods of coping with it.
  • Kidney 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 furunculosis.
  • 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 video.
  • 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.

Addison's Disease

Cancer

  • 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 not afford.
  • Canine Hemangiosarcoma - Vetinfo Canine Encyclopedia entry for canine hemangiosarcoma by Dr. Michael Richards.
  • Canine Lymphoma - A client information page about lymphoma (lymphosarcoma) in dogs.
  • 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 cancer).
  • 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 osteosarcoma.
  • 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.
  • Robin's 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 PetPlace.com.

Cushing's Syndrome

Deafness

  • 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 and cats.
  • Why the Deaf Dog Barks - An article by Gary Wilkes.

Degenerative Myelopathy

Diabetes Insipidus

Epilepsy  

  • 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 Veterinary Medicine.
  • Canine 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.
  • Canine Seizures - Causes and Treatments - Comprehensive information including overview, various medications used to treat this ailment and data on caring for a dog with it.
  • The Epi Guardian Angels - Explains the condidtion and the medications used to control seizures. Personal stories and articles by vets.

Eye Disorders  

  • Blind Dogs WebRing - Index of sites connected through this ring.
  • Blinddogs - 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.
  • Lethal Whites in Aussies - Accounts of this australian shepherd sight & hearing condition with access to information, links, forums and adoptions.
  • 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 impaired dogs.

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 of animals.
  • Scoring 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.

Immune Disorders

Infectious Diseases  

  • Giardia in Dogs - A veterinary surgeon with a special interest in parasitology, describes the infection and how it can be treated and controlled.

Laryngeal Paralysis

  • 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.

Pancreatic Disorders

von Willebrand Disease

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