Category Archives: Dogs

Heartworm prevention

Meet Zephyr, a 5 year old German shorthaired pointer who recently came to the clinic for his yearly heartworm injection. Heartworm (dirofilaria immitis) is a parasite that, if not treated, can be fatal. Luckily it’s not very common in our canine companions due to the preventative medications available and the diligence of most owners. Heartworm…
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Paralysis ticks

Paralysis ticks are a life-threatening parasite affecting dogs and cats. Although not found in the Camden area, your animal can pick them up when visiting a tick area. They are prevalent in bushy, long grassed and sea-side areas, making dogs that take trips to the coast at the highest risk. (more…)
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Pancreatitis and gastritis

Timmy is a very sweet cocker spaniel who came to us recently due to ongoing vomiting. After a thorough examination including X-rays and ultrasound, Timmy was diagnosed with pancreatitis and gastritis. Pancreatitis is a painful condition involving inflammation of the pancreas. Some dogs are predisposed to pancreatitis including some particular breeds (such as cocker spaniels…
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Canine skin disease

Skin disease in our canine pets is a huge problem, and we see a lot of it here at Uni Vets Camden. The most common causes of itchiness in dogs are allergies from flea bites, food and other allergens in our environment such as dust or pollen. Sometimes we cannot prevent these diseases, but depending…
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