Category: Labrador Diseases & Conditions

Pyometra in Labradors: 7 Essential Things To Know

Enlarged belly, vaginal discharge, excessive drinking, and frequent urination are common signs of pyometra in Labradors. The risk is the most for unspayed, older female dogs who have not given birth to puppies. The name pyometra was created by adding the medical terms “pyo” (pus) and “metra” (uterus …

Lyme Disease in Labradors: An Owner’s Guide

Lyme disease in Labradors is difficult to detect and can result in serious health problems. Apart from the United States, the disease is endemic in different parts of the world, including Australia, China, the United Kingdom, and other European countries. Deer ticks are responsible for causing Lyme disease …

Yeast Infection in Dogs

Yeast Infection in dogs is not exactly rare. A dog may suffer from this skin condition any time of the year, but it is more common during summer. Believe it or not, a yeast infection is likely caused by an underactive immune system. Whether in dogs or humans, …

Limber Tail in Labradors

Dogs speak with their tails, but sometimes, they can get injured too. For a playful and lively Lab, his tail is of paramount significance for displaying friendly disposition. However, disorders, such as limber tail in Labradors, are likely to dampen their bubbly expression and even cause pain. This …

How to Stop Snoring in Labradors

Have you heard your Labrador snore? It seems that snoring in Labradors is pretty common. We find everything our Labs do adorable – even the how they snore. To have a sight of a snoring Labradors can be quite a funny sight. However, it is not something that …

Anal Gland Problem in Labradors

Is your Labrador Retriever excessively licking his read end? He may be suffering from anal gland infections and trying to overcome swelling and inflammation of his anal sacs. Anal Gland problems in Labradors are not exactly rare. This health issue can cause infection, pain, and discomfort in your …

Hip Dysplasia in Labradors

Hip dysplasia in Labradors is a congenital disorder that may be due to hereditary or birth defect problems. Environmental factors also play a part. Labrador Retrievers as well as other large dog breeds are at a greater risk of developing this condition if their parents have musculoskeletal issues. …

Getting Rid of Fleas on Labradors

Getting rid of fleas is an important thing and every dog owner must know. Fleas are very common, and they are present almost everywhere you go. So, knowing how to get rid of fleas on dogs and prevent their return is an essential aspect of dog care. There …

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