74: The Inside Of Your Dog

July 24, 2018

Dr. Michael Morales from the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences at The University of Buffalo joins Julie Fudge Smith and Colleen Pelar to talk about the immune system and the endocrine system of the dog. How do vaccines work? Why do you need booster shots? What is auto-immune disease and how is it related to the endocrine system? These are just a few of the questions we explore as we discuss the inside of your dog.

 

Overview of the Endocrine system in dogs and cats, with a good description of all the glands in the system below the image. (The image switches between a cat and a dog, so wait a few seconds if the dog image is not there.)

The Whole Dog Journal has a downloadable book on “How to Care for a Dog with Addison’s Disease