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Dog Health Symptom: Lameness




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Bacterial Endocarditis

Bacterial endocarditis is an infection of the heart valves and the lining of the heart. This disease is not common....


This systemic fungal disease occurs along the eastern seaboard, in the Great Lakes region, and the Mississippi, Ohio, and Missouri valleys of the United St...

Bone Infection

Bacterial contamination and subsequent infection is a hazard whenever a bone is exposed....

Cauda Equina Syndrome

The cauda equina is composed of nerves that form the terminal extension of the spinal cord....


This disease is caused by the yeast-like fungus Cryptococcus neoformans, is acquired by inhaling spores contaminated by bird droppings, especially those of...

Degenerative Joint Disease

Osteoarthritis is a common disease that affects 1 out of 5 dogs during their lifetime. This problem is not just linked to older dogs....

Elbow Dysplasia

Elbow dysplasia is a common cause of front-leg lameness in large-breed dogs. Breeds predisposed to elbow dysplasia include the Golden Retriever, Labrador R...

Hypertrophic Osteodystrophy

Hypertropic osteodystrophy is a developmental disease that affects large and giant breed dogs 2 - 8 months old....

Infectious Arthritis

Infectious diseases can produce arthritis. Rickettsial arthritis is seen with Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever and canine ehrlichiosis, and spirochetal arthrit...

Legg-Perthes Disease

Legg-Perthes disease is caused by a vascular necrosis of the femoral head. Avascular necrosis means death of bone in the head of the femur resulting from a...