Diseases & conditions

The Bow Wow team has compiled a library of useful articles about the various diseases and conditions that commonly affect dogs and cats in Australia.

You can search for articles below by selecting a category or enter a relevant keyword.

Search Diseases & conditions articles

Showing 1 - 12 of 98 articles
,
,

May 4, 2022

Cat play and toys – it’s not just fun & games!

Play is serious business for cats. Discover the best toys for solo and interactive play and top tips for getting the most out of playtime.

Read more
,
,

March 1, 2022

The top 10 benefits of having a cat

We’ve analysed some recent studies and found the top ten scientifically backed reasons why cat parents are better off than their pet-less counterparts.

Read more
,
,

December 2, 2021

Litter tray aversion in cats

Cats often change their toileting behaviours if they have issues with their litter tray & the problem can become chronic. Learn how to retrain to the tray.

Read more
,
,

November 26, 2021

Inappropriate urination in cats

Urinating outside the litter tray can be brought on by an underlying medical condition or it could be a behavioural issue resulting from stress.

Read more
,
,

November 24, 2021

Hyperthyroidism in cats and dogs

Hyperthyroidism is a common disease of older cats and a rare but serious condition in dogs. It is caused by an increase in production of thyroid hormones from the thyroid glands.

Read more
,
,

November 19, 2021

Hypothyroidism in dogs and cats

Hypothyroidism in dogs is a common condition. Read more about underactive thyroid in dogs and cats, symptoms to look for, causes and treatment options.

Read more
,
,

October 29, 2021

Tapeworm in dogs and cats

Tapeworm is one of the most common parasitic worms in dogs and cats in Australia. Learn the symptoms, treatment & prevention tips to keep your pet healthy.

Read more
,
,

October 29, 2021

Roundworms in dogs and cats

Roundworms or ‘worms’, are a common parasitic worm found in both cats and dogs. Find info on symptoms, treatment and prevention of roundworm.

Read more
,
,

October 29, 2021

Mange in dogs and cats

Mange is an irritating skin disease caused by parasitic mites. See information on symptoms, treatments & tips on preventing mange in cats or dogs.

Read more
,
,

October 29, 2021

Arthritis in dogs and cats

Arthritis in dogs is a common condition. Read more about the types of arthritis found among dogs and cats, symptoms, causes and treatment for pets.

Read more
,
,

October 29, 2021

Heartworm in dogs and cats

Heartworms can be life-threatening for your pet. Learn why they are so dangerous, what to look out for and options for treatment and prevention.

Read more
,
,

October 29, 2021

Pancreatitis in dogs

Dog or canine pancreatitis is the inflammation of the pancreas, considered to be a mild to serious. Find info on symptoms, treatments & prevention.

Read more
Page 1 2 3 9

Get a quote

Go

10% discount for multiple pets

Free engraved pet ID tag on sign up3

Customer Satisfaction

21 day cooling off
Life-long cover4
Streamlined claims

One Month of Free Pet Insurance!!!!!!!

On purchase or renewal

Buy or renew insurance for your pets online and get
 an extra one month of free pet insurance.