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

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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