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Immune Mediated Thrombocytopenia Platelet Disease

Immune Mediated Thrombocytopenia Platelet Disease

Immune Mediated Thrombocytopenia (IMT) is a common condition found in the equine, canine, and rarely, feline world. This disease recently plagued a four-year-old husky of a very dear friend of mine, taking its life far too soon. Having never heard of this disease, I assumed it must be incredibly rare and decided to do a bit more research. Sadly, this assumption was horribly incorrect. IMT is not uncommon and ranges between species, age, breed, sex, etc. There is often no rhyme or reason behind it, and because of this, it’s difficult to diagnose and treat. So, for this blog post, we’ll take a closer look inside this disease.

What Is A Basic Pet Nutrition Consult

What Is A Basic Pet Nutrition Consult

We have many people who stop by the store to ask specific questions regarding their pet's diet based on their individual breed and lifestyle situation. We have found animal caregivers want to find the highest quality food that they know is the healthiest options for their cat or dog. People are tired of all the pet food recalls and not knowing where the food is manufactured or what exactly is their furry friend's food.