Longtime dog parents know that our furry friends will eat almost anything under the sun, even if it makes them throw up immediately. Other times, our pups puke for no apparent reason. While occasional vomiting may not be a cause for concern, frequent or severe vomiting can be a sign of a serious condition. Here, we’ll help you figure out why your dog is vomiting, other symptoms to look out for, what you can do to help your pup, and when it’s time to seek veterinary care.
So your pup is sick? We’ve got lots of tips to help him heal and start back to his tail wagging self in no time. And if your dog is truly ill, please do not hesitate to consult your vet. They are trained to help keep your pet healthy.
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Throwing up, as unpleasant as it is, seems to happen to everyone from time to time, and our dogs are unfortunately no exception. Sometimes, the vomit can be white and gloopy. Sometimes, it’s the whole dinner that just seems to come right back up, nearly intact. And sometimes, the dog vomit is a mustard-yellow color liquid. Dogs vomiting yellow foam can be significant, so read on to find out more.
Did you know that gum disease is the most common disease affecting pet dogs? Estimates show that more than two-thirds of dogs over three years old have some form of periodontal disease. This disease can be silently destructive, eating away the supporting structures around the teeth without apparent signs and symptoms until it’s gone past the point for reversing its effects. If it goes too far, perfectly healthy teeth can be lost because nothing will hold them in place. Do you know how to protect your dog from gum disease?
Leila Hadziabdic is a Master’s student in Molecular Microbiology, Microbial Ecology and Immunobiology. She joined the pet genomics company Basepaws in 2017 after earning her Bachelor’s degree in Genetics. Leila’s job is to research and write feline genetic and health-related content, including this Canine Journal exclusive discussion about rare feline genetic disorders and how Cat DNA tests can help us dig into their health history…
Teeth are essential to your dog’s body and play a significant role in their health. When dogs have healthy teeth, they can get the nutrients their bodies need to stay healthy and strong. When their teeth aren’t healthy, it affects total body health and can cause discomfort. Like us, dogs can get a tooth infection, which can be an excruciating, painful problem. A dog tooth infection is not something to ignore, and owners will need to seek veterinary care. Do you know how to check your dog’s teeth for an infection?
Any person who has experienced the runs knows the runs are no fun for anyone. When it comes to dogs, diarrhea can be a messy situation for you and your dog. There are a number of different causes. From a minor upset stomach and eating something they shouldn’t have to something more serious like parvo that could be a cause for concern. We’ll go over the various types of doggy diarrhea and various treatment options (depending on diagnosis). It’s important to identify the root problem before properly treating your dog’s poo problems.
Constipation in dogs is very common just as it is in humans and other animals. In many cases, it’s a mild, temporary irritation for your dog. But dog constipation can indicate a more serious problem. When is it time to consult your vet? And what can you give a dog for constipation? We help answer these questions and more…
Pancreatitis, or inflammation of the pancreas, is a painful affliction that affects dogs worldwide. While spontaneous canine pancreatitis is not particularly well understood, veterinarians do have an idea of the causes that contribute to this condition, its related conditions and symptoms and treatment options to lessen symptoms.