Cushing’s syndrome in dogs

dog cushing diseaseThe Cushing’s syndrome in dogs is a sustained increased level of the cortisol hormone with in the body.

There are 2 types of this, pituitary-dependent crushings’s disease – the brain causes to much reproduction of the cortisol hormone and adrenal-dependent crushings disease – usually in the adrenal gland a tumor causes the over production of the cortisol hormone.

It occurs rarely, the infected breeds are mainly Read more

Patterdale terrier

Patterdale terrier Patterdale Terrier are good helpers in the hunting of rabbits, foxes and rats. 

The dog has a small, compact body covered with short, shiny coat. Coloration occurs naturally in black. Other available colors are red, gray, Liver, bronze or a combination of black and tan. The height of representatives of Patterdale terrier is about 11 in (30 cm) and the weight is 11-13 lbs (5-6 kg). The head has an elongated snout, black, expressive eyes and ears dropping. The neck is Read more

Dental health for the dog

Dental health dogDespite the fact that proper dental care for your dog is essential for good health, statistics show that two-thirds of all pet owners do not care for the teeth of their pets as veterinarians recommend. Unfortunately, the result of lack of dental care is evident in 80 percent of all dogs with symptoms of diseases of the oral cavity after their Read more

Pyometra dog disease

small dog diseasePyometra in dogs usually only happens in older dogs and is an accumulation of pus in the uterus of the female. This is because bacteria get into the uterus through the vagina, during the oestrus (On Heat, Period, Season x2 a year) it is partially open, and the systemic effects of sex hormones on it. As a result, pregnancy, this does not occur.

The clinical picture of the disease is characterized by leakage of blood or purulent secretions from the place where the dog urinates.

Other symptoms may include: Read more

Alapaha Bulldog

Alapaha BulldogAlapaha Bulldog’s (Blue Blood) are a rare breed, common in the US state of South Georgia. There are more breeders and lovers of this breed there than in Europe.

Alapaha Bulldog is derived from England, but was developed in America in the 1800s. Received its name in America. Alapaha Bulldog history can be traced to the 1800s. At the origin of the breed is coach Buck Lane (PaPa Buck Lane) of Rebecca, South Georgia which dealt with the revival of endangered dogs and use’s them to protect crops and livestock. 

The dog is: Read more

McNab dog

McNab dogThe history of the McNab dog began in California, USA in the second half of the 19th century, when the Sheep Herder Alexander McNab immigrated over to the States from Scotland where he got hold of a cattle Ranch (Became McNab Ranch). He couldn’t find good dogs  to work the farm like the ones back in Scotland so he went back and bought 2 Scottish Border Collies, and bought them back all trained up, then later on went and got some more. He bred them with some Read more