If you have concerns about your dog’s health, please take your dog to your family veterinarian for a diagnosis. You can review this symptom checker for reference, but always contact your veterinarian at the earliest signs of concern.

Influenza - In the summer of 2015, Atlanta experienced one of the largest outbreaks in the nation of Canine Influenza Virus (H3N2), second only to the initial outbreak
Dialysis - In recent years, the number of academic and private practices offering dialysis has grown exponentially.  The most concentrated region of dialysis centers in the United
Urethrostomy – Urethral Stones in Male Dogs - Anatomy The bladder collects urine from the kidneys and contracts to expel its contents during urination via a tube called the urethra. The terminal part
Thyroid Tumors - Dogs have two thyroid glands located on each side of the windpipe in the neck. These glands produce thyroxin, a hormone that regulates the body’s
Spontaneous Pneumothorax - Anatomy Dogs have two lung divided into sections called lobes. Each lung lobe has microscopic sacs called alveoli that are connected to microscopic tubes called
Gastric Dilatation Volvulus (GDV) - Anatomy The esophagus is a tube that passes food from the mouth to the stomach, which is a hollow dilation of the gastrointestinal tract where
Dry Eye: Keratoconjunctivitis Sicca (KCS) - Keratoconjunctivitis sicca, or “dry eye,” is a condition affecting many cats and dogs, most often older dogs. Some dog breeds are more prone to developing
Cataract Surgery - The various surgical procedures for cataract removal are demanding and require meticulous and precise microsurgical techniques. Surgery is performed using an operating microscope and microsurgical
Brachycephalic Syndrome: Eye Symptoms - Brachycephalic, or short-headed dogs, are characterized by short muzzles, or noses. Common breeds include bulldogs, pugs and Boston terriers. Brachycephalic syndrome is a common condition
Cancer: Transitional Cell Carcinoma - Transitional cell carcinoma (TCC) is a cancerous tumor most commonly found in the urinary bladder and the urethra. It is most often seen in older