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Problems/diseases in dogs, cats, senior dogs, senior cats, puppies, kittens

Top Ten Problems in Puppies

  1. Intestinal parasites
  2. Behavior problems
  3. External parasites
  4. Injuries
  5. URI (upper respiratory infection)/tonsillitis
  6. Gastritis/Enteritis
  7. Foreign body ingestion - ate garbage
  8. Retained deciduous (baby) teeth
  9. Urinary tract infection (UTI)
  10. Staph Pyoderma - skin infection

 



Top Ten Diseases in Dogs

 

  1. Otitis Externa - Ear Infections
  2. Atopic Dermatitis - inhalant allergies
  3. Gastritis - upset stomach & vomiting
  4. Moist, superficial dermatitis - hot spots
  5. Neoplasia - cancer
  6. Cystitis - bladder infection
  7. Enteritis - Intestinal infection and diarrhea
  8. Conjunctivitis - infection of the lining of the eyelids
  9. Osteoarthritis - the common arthritis of older dogs
  10. Soft tissue trauma - sprains, bruises, etc.

Top Ten Problems of Senior Dogs

  1. Arthritis
  2. Dental disease
  3. Obesity
  4. Dry Skin
  5. Changes in vision or hearing
  6. CRF - chronic renal failure
  7. Cancer
  8. Congestive Heart Failure (CHF)
  9. Canine Cognitive Dysfunction
  10. Hepatitis (liver disease)

 


 

Top Ten Problems in Kittens

  1. Intestinal parasites
  2. Ear mites
  3. External parasites
  4. Injuries
  5. URI (upper respiratory infection)
  6. Foreign body ingestion
  7. Ringworm
  8. FeLV or FIV infection
  9. Behavior problems
  10. Diarrhea

 


 

Top Ten Diseases in Cats

  1. Feline Lower Urinary Tract Disease (bladder problems)
  2. Gastritis - vomiting
  3. Chronic Renal Failure (CRF)
  4. Diabetes mellitus
  5. Upper Respiratory infection (URI)
  6. Otitis - ear infections
  7. Conjunctivitis - inflammation of the lining of the eyelids
  8. Hyperthyroidism
  9. Abscess
  10. Atopic dermatitis - inhalant allergies

 


 

Top Ten Problems in Senior Cats

  1. Obesity
  2. Dental disease
  3. CRF
  4. Hyperthyroidism
  5. Cancer
  6. Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD)
  7. Hypertension/Heart Disease
  8. Hepatitis (liver disease)
  9. Diabetes
  10. Allergies


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