Cranial Cruciate Ligament Repair: Tibial Plateau Leveling Osteotomy (TPLO)

One of the most common injuries to the knee of dogs is tearing of the cranial cruciate ligament (CCL). This ligament is similar to the anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) in humans. There are actually two cruciate ligaments inside the knee: the cranial cruciate ligament and caudal cruciate ligament. They are called cruciate because they cross … Continue reading Cranial Cruciate Ligament Repair: Tibial Plateau Leveling Osteotomy (TPLO)


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Ringworm in Dogs

Ringworm” is the common name given to a fungal infection of the superficial layers of the skin, hair and nails. Ringworm infections can occur in humans and in all domesticated species of animals. The common name of ringworm is somewhat misleading, in that it is not an infection caused by a worm, and the infected areas are not always ring-shaped….


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Sebaceous Adenitis

Sebaceous adenitis is an immune-mediated disorder in which there is an inflammatory process directed against the sebaceous glands in the skin. There are two forms of the disease, one that occurs in short-haired breeds and one that occurs in long-haired breeds. Read on to see how the disorder differs by breed and for available treatment options.


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Seizures in Dogs

Seizures are one of the most frequently reported neurological conditions in dogs. A seizure is a temporary involuntary disturbance of normal brain function that is usually accompanied by uncontrollable muscle activity.


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