Thymoma in Cats & Dogs – An Important Cancer

Nobody likes cancer. Unfortunately, it’s a fact of life even for our furry companions. Previously, we’ve discussed lymphoma in both cats and dogs, mast cell tumors, and even anal gland tumors. This week I’m sharing information about another cancer that can affect our pets: thymoma. So, I hope you find the post interesting and share-worthy. … [Read more…]

Polycystic Kidney Disease (PKD) in Cats

I’ve previously written about a common kidney disease that affects our middle aged and older feline friends called chronic kidney disease. This week I wanted to share information about another kidney disorder that also can affect the same population. It is called polycystic kidney disease or PKD. I hope you find the post helpful and … [Read more…]

Feline Eosinophilic Granuloma Complex

A couple of weeks ago I shared a post about eosinophilic pneumonia. Some of you asked me to write about this week’s topics – feline eosinophilic granuloma complex. Ask and ye shall receive! It’s time to spread some more eosinophil love by discussing an important skin condition that affects our feline friends. Happy reading! What … [Read more…]

Eosinophilic Pneumonia – Another Cause of Coughing

Coughing is one of the most common reasons pet owners bring their pets to veterinarians for evaluation. In previous posts, I’ve shared information about some well-recognized causes of coughing, including asthma in cats and “kennel cough” in dogs This week I have information for you about an under-recognized, yet important, cause of coughing: eosinophilic pneumonia. … [Read more…]