Updated: September 24, 2014 Adrenal gland disease is caused by hormone-producing tumors of the adrenal gland. It is an extremely common condition, most often affecting ferrets over three years of age. The adrenal glands are a pair of endocrine organs located in the abdomen near the kidneys. In this disease, one or both adrenal glands become hyperactive and start to overproduce sex steroid hormones, such as estrogens and androgens.
Overview of Acute Canine Polyradiculoneuritis (Coonhound Paralysis) Acute polyradiculoneuritis is a widespread disorder of the peripheral nervous system with a sudden onset. The brain and spinal cord comprise the central nervous system, whereas the nerves leaving the spinal cord comprise the peripheral nervous system.
How Do You Name a Pampered Feline? A pampered, spoiled cat is hard to define. How do you differentiate a spoiled cat from a regular Maine Coon relaxed cat? The cat will let you know. As soon as you know your cat is king/queen/alpha of the house, a fitting name for your royal friend is required. Perhaps the name can cater to the lifestyle of the cat?
Overview of Bethanechol for Dogs and Cats Bethanechol, also known as Urecholine®, is a synthetic cholinergic ester that affects cholinergic receptors. These receptors exist throughout the body. In dogs and cats, the primary effect of bethanechol is on the urinary bladder's strength of contraction.
Many dog owners want home remedies to help care for simple problems their dog may have. Many pet parents prefer do-it-yourself (DIY) solutions over running to their veterinarian for simple dog problems. Fancy brand-name drugs and their generic equivalents are great, but sometimes little works quite as well as a simple home remedy for your dog.
What would you do in case of an emergency with you dog? What if your dog suffered from poisoning or heat stroke or was hit by a car? Emergencies like these happen all the time, just ask any emergency vet. I know most people think it will never happen to them, but trust me, these things do happen. Your dog's health is very important to me, so I want all my Pet Place subscribers to be well prepared to deal with potential health emergencies.