Ask questions here about dog diseases, illnesses, dental issues and other conditions.
Ask questions here about dog diseases, illnesses, dental issues and other conditions.
Unsweetened baking chocolate and dark chocolate can be fatal to dogs. Milk chocolate can make a dog very sick, and depending on the size of a dog, probably won't kill it. White chocolate isn't really chocolate, but if a dog were to eat enough of it, it could cause vomiting or diarrhea. Symptoms of poisoning from chocolate would include vomiting, diarrhea or hyperactivity within the first few hours after eating it. As time passes there…
You have give replacement therapy with corticosteroids. When there is stress like some acute infection, you have to increase the dose of corticosteroids. Otherwise the patient lands up in hypotension.
Yes raw chicken can cause stomach pain. Uncooked poultry commonly has bacteria such as salmonella on it, which is killed by proper cooking. If the chicken is either raw or under cooked, these bacteria thrive and can cause serious illness.
You can be your true selves with each other. You feel comfortable sharing your deepest thoughts, fears, and emotions with each other. You rarely lie to each other, but you also refrain from being brutally honest. You give each other space and/or "Me time." You make it through rough times as a couple without splitting up. You agree (or genuinely agree to disagree) on financial matters. You treat each other the way you would like…
Pregnancy in a female dog lasts nine weeks. We determine the birthing date from the date of the first mating. Some bitches will whelp (deliver their puppies) anywhere from day 59 to day 63. As the owner, you will make no changes to her diet for the first 5 weeks. Often, in the 3rd week after mating, she will go off her food for about 10 days. You will notice that her vulva - the…
Nothing - there are no safe medications that you can give your dog without a veterinarian's prescription. If you think your dog has a toothache, you should schedule an appointment with your veterinarian for a dental exam. Veterinarians can provide many of the same dental treatments as a dentist does for humans.
If your dog has opaque eyes then that is not normal. Your pet could have cataracts or ulcers or an injury to the eye. You need to take your dog into see your Veterinarian so he/she can check out the eyes thoroughly. If your dog has something like an ulcer on its eye, then it needs medication right away before it can grow and take out the entire sight in that eye.
An ounce is the basic measure of weight and volume in the US and British Customary systems of weights and measures. An ounce is 1/16th of a US pound, 1/16th of a fluid US pint, 1/18.61th of a US dry pint and 1/20th of a fluid British pint. It converts 28.3495 grams.
Addison's disease is there when your adrenal cortex dose not secrete enough corticosteroids. You have to give supplement of corticosteroids, on daily basis to the patient. In developing countries, there are ten quacks for every qualified doctor. They use the corticosteroids, very recklessly, to suppress the hypothalamo-hypopituitory-adrenal axis of masses.
Distance objects can be seen to "ripple" on a hot day because of refraction. As light from a distance object makes the trip to the observer, it passes through air of slightly varying densities. This causes it to "change course" to a degree, which is refraction. It is this thermally induced refraction that is responsible for the "ripple" we see, and for the mirage we sometimes hear about.
Breathing is controlled by the diaphram, which is controlled by the brain. When the brain sends incorrect signals to the diaphram, it spasms and rapidly expands and contracts. This is called hiccuping.
There are some ways: Prenatal infection occurs when the larvae migrate through the placenta in utero. Almost all puppies are infected in this manner before birth. Mother's milk can also transmit ascarids. In addition, puppies and adults can become infected by ingesting eggs in the soil. But there are other causes....which are described in the website whose link is placed below. For a whole information about this subject I advice to visit the related link.
There can be different types of vaginal infections, such as bacterial vaginosis or a yeast infection. These infections affects a woman's vagina and can cause symptoms like a discharge that is green, malodorous, or lumpy. A vaginal infection can also cause itching and painful urination.
Unfortunately there are no cures for Addison's disease. However, it can be managed by giving your dog hormones to replace the hormones that are not being produced by his adrenal glands. With careful management, your dog can live a normal life.
It varies depending on breed, age, health, sex, and bloodlines. Don't buy a dog at a pet store, only buy from reputable breeders or adopt one from the shelter, as these dogs are always looking for homes. Also, the actual cost of the dog will not be as costly as everything else ( the care, toys, and vet bills)
ANY fruit or vegetable, some dogs don't like banana, peach, and tomato, so, make sure your pet likes the fruit/ vegetable BEFORE you give it to them, and make sure they FULLY sniff it to be sure that they like it, and, DO NOT force it to them if they REALLY show that they DO NOT want it, 'cause it may be an allergic reaction. and, some pets are just stubborn! feed it to them…
No, you should never give a dog any over-the-counter pain medication intended for humans. Dogs react poorly to these drugs as they are very sensitive to the side effect that causes stomach bleeding - even one pill can be enough to cause a fatal stomach ulcer. If you suspect your dog is in pain, you should take your dog to your vet for an exam. Your vet can then see if your dog is in…
Nothing - you should make an appointment with your veterinarian for an examination. There are medications available to help relieve the pain and reduce the ongoing damage, but you need a veterinarian's prescription for the vast majority of them. Also, your veterinarian can determine if something other than arthritis is going on - a torn ligament in the knee is common, as is a partially herniated vertebral disk in some breeds.
In general, no - when a dog is in heat she is ovulating and is fertile. Outside of her heat cycle, she is typically not fertile because she is not ovulating. However, breeding very close to her heat may result in some puppies as she may still have some eggs that are fertile.
Diabetes in dogs has many of the same complications as diabetes in humans - delayed wound healing, increased risk of cataracts, weight management issues, risk of limb amputation due to infection and tissue death, etc. Also like in humans, diabetes can be managed with regular blood sugar checks and insulin shots.
There are several fruits that dogs can eat. You should remove any parts of the fruit that are not edible. Some of the fruits dogs can eat include pineapple, apple, watermelon, strawberries, banana, and oranges.
Rabies is spread by infected saliva that enters the body through a bite or broken skin. The virus travels from the wound to the brain, where it causes swelling, or inflammation. This inflammation leads to symptoms of the disease. Most rabies deaths occur in children
Rabies is a desises that does not exist in UK, US and USA, it is less common to find in a rabbid animal/dog in Europe. Rabies exsict most in countries such as India, Africa and other LEDC, the signs are foaming at the mouth (when near water mostly) staggered walk (somtimes) and unfriednly, aggressave behaviour towards people. You should stay clear from the infected animals, even if you have had a jab to immune yourself…
If you stand and look down at your dog from above you should see a shape broader at the shoulder, tapering behind the ribs, and then wider at the hips. If you place your thumbs along the spine and spread your fingers along the ribs you should be able to feel the ribs will gentle pressure pushing in. If you dog from above looks like a barrel or lacking a taper and you are not…
Monarch butterfly caterpillars, these guys feed on milkweed which contains cardiac glycosides so they can be toxic to the heart. Some caterpillars have stiff spines or hairs that can do physical trauma and cause oral and GI irritation. The puss or asp caterpillar, flannel moth larvae is considered the most dangerous caterpillar in the US. The slug caterpillar, or saddleback, is in North America and is a stinging caterpillar. They have 2 horns with spines…
It is not healthy for any animal to eat raw pork, including dogs. If you are interested in feeding your dog a raw diet, speak with a canine nutritionist or your veterinarian for help in constructing a nutritionally-sound diet.