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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February 5, 2019

Biliary tract disorder in cats

Biliary tract disease affects the bile ducts, gallbladder and other structures involved in the production and transportation of bile, a fluid produced by the liver that aids digestion.

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February 5, 2019

Anal sac disorder in dogs

Anal sac disorder is very common in animals. It starts off with an impaction of the sacs and can progress to an infection or abscess.

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February 5, 2019

Abscess from a bite in cats and dogs

An abscess is a collection of pus that has built up within the tissue of the body. In this case it has been caused by a bite wound.

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January 7, 2019

Conjunctivitis

Conjunctivitis is a condition where the conjunctiva membrane in the eye area is inflamed. Read more on symptoms & treatments of Conjunctivitis in dogs.

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December 5, 2018

Dermatitis in dogs and cats

Dermatitis is a condition that can affect both dogs and cats. Learn more about atopic and contact dermatitis and know the best treatment for your pet.

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October 30, 2018

Pneumonia in cats

Pneumonia is a respiratory disease which is characterised by an inflammation of the lungs and bronchi, the airways which feed air into the lungs.

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October 30, 2018

Gait abnormality

A dog’s gait is the pattern of repetitive limb motions. Learn how you can identify a gait abnormality in your dog, symptoms, signs, treatment and more.

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October 30, 2018

Pancreatitis in cats

Pancreatitis, is a relatively common disease in both dogs and cats with no clear specific cause of the condition. Read about feline pancreatitis treatment.

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October 30, 2018

Mast cell tumours in dogs

Mast cell tumours in dogs are the most common type of dog skin cancer found. Read about dog life expectancy, what to look out for, symptoms and treatment.

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October 30, 2018

Colitis in felines

Colitis in cats is a chronic bowel disease resulting from inflammation of the colon causing discomfort and diarrhea. Learn more about feline colitis here.

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October 30, 2018

Feline constipation

Although uncomfortable constipation is one of the most common digestive problems associated with felines. Learn more about cat constipation, signs & causes.

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October 30, 2018

Corneal Ulcer

A corneal ulcer is diagnosed among dogs and cats when deeper layers of the cornea are lost. Learn about this eye condition, symptoms, causes and more here.

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