Portosystemic Shunts in Dogs: A Plain English Guide (2023)

Portosystemic Shunts in Dogs

Portosystemic shunts (PSS) in dogs are a complex medical condition that can be daunting for pet owners to grasp. This condition involves abnormal blood flow, bypassing the liver. Normally, blood from the intestines, spleen, and pancreas travels through the liver where toxins are removed before it enters general circulation. In dogs with PSS, this blood … Read more

Dog Lymphoma: Making The Gut-Wrenching Decision to Euthanize

Dog Lymphoma: Making The Gut-Wrenching Decision to Euthanize

Dog owners cherish the moments they have with their furry friends, but as with all living beings, there comes a time to say goodbye. The subject of euthanasia is an emotional and difficult one, but understanding more about it, especially when it comes to conditions like lymphoma, can make the decision slightly more informed. In … Read more

Epulis in Dogs: 5 Signs It Might Be Time For Surgery

As a dog owner, I’ve always believed that our furry companions are more than just pets; they’re family. So, when my beloved Max started showing signs of discomfort while eating, I knew I had to get to the bottom of it. After a visit to our trusted vet, I was introduced to a term I … Read more