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

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

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

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

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

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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October 29, 2018

Dog Ear Infection

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

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October 29, 2018

Dog Constipation

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

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October 29, 2018

Cruciate disease in dogs and cats

Cruciate ligament injury is a condition more common in dogs than cats. Learn more about cruciate disease, recovery process, causes, pain management & more.

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October 29, 2018

Distemper

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

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October 29, 2018

Diarrhoea

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

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October 29, 2018

Cherry Eye

Cherry Eye occurs when the third eyelid moves from its position and protrudes out over part of the eye. Find info on symptoms, treatment and prevention.

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October 29, 2018

Alimentary foreign body in dogs and cats

Foreign bodies lodged in the stomach can have life-threatening consequences for dogs and cats. Learn about bowel obstruction in dogs, diagnosis and more.

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October 29, 2018

Trichobezoar (Hairball obstruction)

Trichobezoars, or furballs, are the most common cause of vomiting in cats. Learn about other problems of this condition, causes and cat hairball remedies.

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October 29, 2018

Dog Coughing

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

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October 29, 2018

Cat Scratch Disease

Cat Scratch Disease or CSD is a severe bacterial infection that is passed from cats to humans. Find info on symptoms, treatments & prevention of CSD.

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October 29, 2018

Cat Hyperthyroidism

Hyperthyroidism is a common illness in older cats resulting from an increase in thyroid hormone. Find out more about symptoms, diagnosis, treatment & more.

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