Common issues

  • Skin Problems

    Skin Problems

    Skin disease is extremely common in Bali, both due to the climate and due to the prevalence of mange in the dog population, and ringworm in the cat population.

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  • Ear Infections

    Ear Infections

    Ear infections can be extremely uncomfortable for dogs. Many, if not most dogs will suffer from an ear infection at some point in their lives.

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  • Kennel Cough

    Kennel Cough

    Kennel Cough is a colloquial term for a highly contagious upper respiratory tract infection in dogs that causes a dry, hacking cough that lasts for 1-3 weeks when left untreated, if the dog is otherwise healthy.

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  • Obesity


    Humans are not the only species to be suffering an obesity epidemic in certain parts of the world. Our pampered pets are also getting fat, with some estimates putting the level of obesity amongst dogs and cats at around 25%.

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  • Vomiting


    Vomiting in dogs is a very common occurrence and can arise from a wide variety of causes, from simple gastritis to complex diseases of other body systems.

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  • Diarrhoea


    One of the most common reasons pet owners seek the help of a veterinarian is because their pet has diarrhoea.

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  • Hip Dysplasia

    Hip Dysplasia

    Hip dysplasia remains one of the most common orthopaedic diseases in dogs, and is even more common in Bali than in the West due to the lack of selective breeding and routine screening Xrays.

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  • Anal Gland Problems

    Anal Gland Problems

    Does your dog ever drag his/her bottom along the ground? Nibble and chew at his/her knees, tail or bottom? Sometimes strain excessively to defecate? If the answer to any of these questions is yes, then your dog’s anal glands might need emptying.

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