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.

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August 14, 2021

Maintaining your pets’ dental hygiene

70-80% of dogs and cats develop a dental disease by age 3, but dental issues often remain undiagnosed. Learn how to identify these & tips to prevent them.

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July 29, 2021

Stop the itching – What you need to know about allergies in dogs

Allergies in dogs are common and nearly 20% of dogs suffer from different types of allergies. Find the symptoms, treatments and great products to cure them.

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July 17, 2021

Wounds in dogs and cats

Animals can get wounded in many ways, and different wounds require different treatments. They may include puncture wounds, abrasions or lacerations.

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July 17, 2021

Diabetes in Dogs: Causes, symptoms, treatment and diabetes-friendly diets

Diabetes in dogs is a relatively common chronic conditionin dogs. Read about the causes, symptoms, treatment and management of this condition.

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June 29, 2021

Paralysis tick in dogs and cats

The paralysis tick is a tick species in Australia that targets wildlife & domesticated pets. Find out symptoms, treatments & ways to prevent paralysis tick.

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June 29, 2021

Kennel Cough

Find out more information about Kennel Cough. Get Symptoms , Diagnosis, Treatment, Prevention Tips & more.

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February 25, 2021

Progressive Retinal Atrophy (PRA) in dogs and cats

Progressive retinal atrophy describes a group of conditions in which an atrophy or degeneration of retinal tissue occurs. PRA occurs commonly in dogs but rarely in cats.

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February 18, 2021

Cataracts in dogs and cats

A cataract is an opacity of the lens that prevents light from reaching the retina. They can develop in one or both eyes, leading to vision impairment and/or blindness.

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February 12, 2021

Feline Asthma or Feline Allergic Airway Disease (FAAD)

Feline asthma or FAAD is similar to asthma in humans. Affected cats become allergic to allergens in the environment, commonly causing coughing.

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September 17, 2020

Ringworm in dogs and cats

Ringworm is a highly contagious infection that causes itchy and irritated skin indogs and cats. Find info on causes, symptoms, treatment & prevention.

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September 16, 2020

Allergies in cats – What you need to know

Learn more about allergies in cats, symptoms, causes and treatment options.

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April 21, 2020

Understanding your dog’s hip surgery

Find out more about treatment options for Hip Dysplasia in Dogs & similar conditions, including total hip replacement surgery. Learn about costs & recovery.

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