Tag hypercalcemia

Hypercalcemia Of Malignancy


Recently we discussed primary hyperparathyroidism (click here to read that post) in dogs and its effect on calcium management in the bloodstream. However, hypercalcemia in dogs is more likely to occur in neoplasia (cancer) located in non-parathyroid sites in the…

Canine Hyperparathyroidism


Canine hyperparathyroidism is one of several causes of hypercalcemia in dogs. Hypercalcemia, or elevated calcium level in the bloodstream, is defined as any laboratory reading above 11.4 mg dogs, as in people, the four parathyroid glands are located nestled into…