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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October 29, 2018

Respiratory tract infection (RTIs) in cats

A respiratory tract infection in cats is a common condition. Read about the types of cat respiratory infections, causes, symptoms & diagnosis for your feline.

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October 29, 2018

Squamous cell carcinoma in dogs

A squamous cell carcinoma is a form of skin cancer found in dogs. Learn more about the condition including treatment for your canine, symptoms & therapy.

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October 29, 2018

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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October 29, 2018

Vomiting

Pets vomit for a number of reasons as eating something wrong or eating too fast. Read up on the symptoms, treatment & prevention of vomiting in dogs & cats.

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October 29, 2018

Tapeworm

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

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October 29, 2018

Roundworms

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, 2018

Patellar luxation

Patellar luxation occurs when the animal’s kneecap becomes dislocated from its femur (thigh bone). Find info on symptoms, causes and treatment here.

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October 29, 2018

Parvovirus

Canine Parvovirus is a highly contagious and very serious viral infection that attacks a dog’s immune system. Find info on symptoms, treatment & prevention.

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October 29, 2018

Paralysis Tick

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

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October 29, 2018

Mange

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

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October 29, 2018

Dr Jo’s Top 5 Pet Health Tips

In this column, our resident vet and pet lover, Dr Jo, shares some of her insights and advice on tips for keeping your pets happy, fit and healthy.

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October 29, 2018

Luxating Patella

Luxating Patella occurs when the animal’s kneecap becomes dislocated from its femur (thigh bone). Find info on symptoms, causes and treatment here.

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October 29, 2018

Cardiac disease in cats

Cardiac or heart disease is the silent killer of felines. Learn about cardiac disease in cats, what to look out for, life expectancy and treatment.

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October 29, 2018

Kennel Cough

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

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October 29, 2018

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, 2018

Hip Dysplasia

Hip dysplasia is a common condition among dogs, particularly large & giant breeds. Find info on symptoms, treatment and prevention on hip dysplacia in dogs.

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October 29, 2018

Feline Lower Urinary Tract Disease (FLUTD)

FLUTD is the most common lower urinary tract disorder of domestic cats. Learn more about the disease including treatment for your cat, causes and more.

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October 29, 2018

Heartworm

Heartworms are long, parasitic worms that live and grow to great lengths in an animal’s heart and lungs. Find info on symptoms, treatment and prevention.

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October 29, 2018

FIV – Feline Immunodeficiency Virus

Feline Immunodeficiency Virus or FIV, is a virus that is passed between cats through saliva contact. Find info on symptoms, treatment and prevention of FIV.

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October 29, 2018

Dog Lymphoma

Lymphoma is a cancer which grows in the immune system’s lymphocyte white blood cells. Read the symptoms and methods of treatments for Lymphoma in dogs.

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October 29, 2018

Dog Seizures

Find out more information about Dog Seizures. Get Symptoms , Diagnosis, Treatment, Prevention Tips & more

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October 29, 2018

Urolithiasis

Just like humans, dogs and cats can also suffer from kidney stones. Learn more about canine and feline urolithiasis, management, symptoms and more.

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October 29, 2018

Dog Pancreatitis

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, 2018

Cardiomyopathy

Read about the two types of cardiomyopathy suffered by dogs: dilated and cardiomyopathy. Learn about symptoms, canine life expectancy, treatment and more.

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