Urolithiasis

Overview Urolithiasis refers to the formation of stones in the urinary tract. Stones can be found anywhere in the urinary tract, in the kidneys, the ureter or the bladder, but are most common in the bladder. Several factors can contribute to development of...

Urinary Tract Infection – Dogs

Overview Urinary tract infection, also called cystitis, is an inflammation of the urinary bladder usually caused by a bacterial infection. Some additional causes of urinary tract infections include bladder stones, bladder tumors, and some diseases such as diabetes or...

Urinary Obstruction

Overview Urinary obstruction is an acute obstruction of the urinary tract.  In dogs, it is usually caused by stones.   Although this disease can affect any pet, it is most common in males. Urinary obstruction can quickly become life-threatening and should be treated...

Tracheal Collapse

Overview Tracheal collapse is a syndrome in which the trachea (windpipe) collapses which causes an airway obstruction.  It is a commonly encountered cause of airway obstruction and coughing in the dog. The exact cause remains unknown, although there may be many...