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Dog sitting on hind legs on sidewalk (Caption: Exercise-Induced Collapse In Dogs)

Exercise-Induced Collapse In Dogs: Symptoms, Treatment, Genetic Testing & More

Have you noticed your dog suddenly becoming weak and collapsing while exercising vigorously? There could be several causes of these symptoms. One possibility is Exercise-Induced Collapse (EIC) in dogs, a hereditary condition found in certain breeds. How can you find out if your dog is at risk for this potentially fatal disease? And what should you do if he exhibits the symptoms?

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Brown dog laying down has a bloody paws (Caption: Von Willebrand's Disease In Dogs)

Von Willebrand’s Disease In Dogs: At-Risk Breeds, Testing, Symptoms & More

Von Willebrand’s Disease is an inherited bleeding disorder that can prevent normal blood clotting and lead to severe bleeding. It’s been documented in over 50 dog breeds, and some breeds are at a high risk of developing Von Willebrand’s Disease. This bleeding disorder in dogs can range from mild to life-threatening, so it’s important to know if your dog has this disease.

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Luna the Jack Russell suffering from ringworm on her rump (Caption: Ringworm In Dogs)

Ringworm In Dogs: Signs, Treatment & More

As its name implies, many people think ringworm is one of many parasitic worms that dogs can contract, like heartworms, tapeworms, etc. In fact, ringworm isn’t a worm at all; it’s a contagious fungal infection that’s common in nearly all domesticated animals, including dogs. We’ll help you know how to identify ringworm and what you should do if you suspect your dog has it.

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