Category Archives: Imaging

Arthritis in dogs

As they get older, our furry friends can start to develop mobility issues, much like humans. Arthritis is a common joint condition where the surfaces within the joint start to break down and grind on each other. It can cause pain and stiffness in our pets and can make it harder for them to partake…
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Diabetes mellitus in dogs

Diabetes mellitus in dogs is predominantly caused by lack of insulin production from the pancreas - similar to “Type 1” diabetes in humans. In diabetic cats, it often results from the body’s resistance to the effects of insulin. Normally, insulin is produced by the pancreas to metabolise glucose, which is then used as energy for…
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Diabetes mellitus

Meet Boris, a 10-year-old Pomeranian Cross, suffering from Diabetes mellitus. Diabetes in dogs is like in humans, meaning that Boris cannot control his blood glucose. Long term diabetes can lead to blindness and kidney failure, but it is not all grim, when detected early and managed properly dogs can live a happy and healthy life.…
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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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