Arthritis in Cats

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Osteoarthritis, also called degenerative arthritis or degenerative joint disease, is the most common form of arthritis in cats. Still, it is less common in cats than it is in dogs and produces milder symptoms. The diagnosis of osteoarthritis may be made...
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Hyperthyroidism In Your Cat

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Your cat’s thyroid glands regulate the speed at which your cat’s body metabolism works. They do this by producing a hormone called thyroxine and sending this hormone to every cell in the body through the bloodstream. When your cat produces...
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Hypothyroidism in Dogs

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The thyroid gland has a number of different functions, but it is most well-known for its role in regulating metabolism by producing thyroid hormones. Hypothyroidism is the condition that occurs when not enough of these hormones are produced. Although the onset of clinical...
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Arthritis in Dogs

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Arthritis doesn’t discriminate. It affects not only people of all ages – including children – but also strikes our furry friends, too. If you’re a dog-owner, you make sure your buddy takes his heartworm medication, eats well, looks bright-eyed and...
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Heart Disease in Dogs and Cats

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first thing that wears out. Like all mammals, dogs and cats have a four-chambered heart, consisting of a left and right upper chambered atrium and a left and right lower chambered ventricle. The left and right atria receive blood from the body and...
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