If your vet has recently prescribed amantadine for dogs for your painful pup, you may have some questions about how this medication works, side effects to watch for, and its safety. Integrative veterinarian, Dr. Julie Buzby, is here to help with an in-depth review of amantadine—a great tool in the “pain management toolbox.”
Common Dog Health Problems
Do you know why many vets call Addison’s disease in dogs “the great pretender”? It’s because this concerning condition can have very vague signs that look like a lot other diseases or sometimes like nothing in particular. Integrative veterinarian Dr. Julie Buzby invites emergency veterinarian Dr. Kathryn Williams to the blog to take an in-depth look at the symptoms, risk-factors, diagnosis, treatment, and prognosis of Addison’s disease in dogs.
If your pup was recently diagnosed with vacuolar hepatopathy in dogs, you may have a variety of questions and concerns. Integrative veterinarian Dr. Julie Buzby is here to help. She explains what vacuolar hepatopathy is, common causes, symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, and outlook to help put your mind at ease.
Cataracts in dogs may sometimes make a dog’s vision cloudy or steal it completely. But, as you will see from Clark’s story, that doesn’t have to keep a dog from having a wonderful life. Integrative veterinarian Dr. Julie Buzby explains what a cataract is, and discusses the causes, stages, symptoms, treatment, complications, and how to help your dog adjust to being blind.
If you ever find a lump under your dogs skin, it can be a bit unsettling—especially if you have a senior dog. Today, Julie Buzby, DVM, welcomes Jennifer Shepherd, DVM, to the blog to share about a common and harmless tumor known as a lipoma—and what you should do if you ever find a mass that seems out of place.