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Pyloric Stenosis

General information on Pyloric Stenosis Pyloric stenosis is a condition in which there is partial or complete obstruction of the gastric outlet in the dogs stomach. The obstruction of the gastric outlet is caused by a thickening of the muscles of t...

Pseudorabies

General information on Pseudorabies Pseudorabies is a fatal disease that infects the dogs central nervous system. Pseudorabies is caused by a herpesvirus that infects pigs. Almost all cases are the result of the dogs eating contaminated raw pork. It...

Prostatic Hyperplasia

General information on Prostatic Hyperplasia Prostatic Hyperplasia is a condition in male dogs where the prostate gland becomes enlarged. The condition may be caused by a hormonal imbalance.Symptoms of Prostatic Hyperplasia Symptoms of Prostatic Hy...

Proctitis

General information on Proctitis Proctitis is the inflammation of the skin around the anus and rectum. There are several different causes of proctitis. The most common causes are chronic diarrhea and constipation from straining. Other causes of proc...

Pneumonia

General information on Pneumonia Pneumonia tends to target dogs with compromised immune systems from corticosteroid therapy, chemotherapy, or chronic illness. Dogs with chronic bronchitis, collapsing trachea, and foreign bodies in the lower airway f...

Pleural Effusion

General information on Pleural Effusion Pleural effusion is an accumulation of fluid in the pleural space of the chest. This can cause the lungs to be incapable of fully expanding and to have poor ventilation. The lung lobes can collapse and sever...

Plastic Dish Nasal Dermatitis

General information on Plastic Dish Nasal Dermatitis Plastic dish nasal dermatitis is a type of depigmentation. This depigmentation occurs in the skin of the nose and the lips. The cause of plastic dish nasal dermatitis is dogs eating out of plast...

Phimosis

General information on Phimosis Phimosis, also known as strictured foreskin, is a condition in which the opening of the sheath is very small. The small opening of the sheath prevents the penis extending and, in more severe cases, interferes with th...

Pharyngitis

General information on Pharyngitis Pharyngitis is a inflammation between the mouth and the esophagus that is usually caused by a bacterial infection. Usually caused by staphylococcal or streptococcal organisms, Pharyngitis can also be caused by the...

Periodontitis

General information on Periodontitis Periodontitis is a disease that causes inflammation around the structures if the teeth including the gums, the outer layer of the tooth root, the periodontal ligament between the tooth root and the bone and the b...