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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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October 29, 2021

Hyperadrenocorticism (Cushing’s disease) in dogs

Cushing's Disease is a common endocrine disorder in dogs characterised by the overproduction of cortisol. Learn the symptoms, causes, diagnosis & treatments

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October 29, 2021

Cushing’s Disease in dogs

Find out more information about Cushing's Disease Symptoms and Treatments. Get Symptoms, Diagnosis, Treatment, Prevention Tips & more.

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October 29, 2021

Addison’s Disease in dogs and cats

Addison's Disease is a deficit of cortisol or aldosterone hormone. Learn the symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, prevention & more

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August 16, 2021

Hair coat and skin conditions in dogs

The skin is the largest and most extensive organ of the body, comprising 12 to 24% of a dog’s weight, depending on its species, size and age. The state of health of the animal, as well as the presence of illness, can be indicated by the skin.

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