What is panosteitis? Panosteitis is a bone disease. The cause is uncertain, but theories include viruses, vascular problems, parasitism, allergies, and hormonal changes. None of these causes have been proven though. The disease usually affects large breed dogs, particularly German Shepherds. It is more common in males than females. The condition usually affects long bones [...]
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What causes a dog to hold it’s tail down? There are a number of potential reasons for a dog to hold it’s tail down. Inflammation of the rectal and anal area will cause pain. The dog’s response is to tuck it’s tail. There are also glands called anal sacs that if painful may cause these [...]
What is puppy vaginitis? Many female puppies may have a vaginal discharge before their first heat. The discharge is a sticky, cloudy or yellow material. There is no odor and the puppy is usually not bothered by it. The discharge consists of mucus, bacteria, and white blood cells.