Head-Shaking and Swollen Lymph Nodes: Murphy’s Indolent T Cell Lymphoma

Head-Shaking and Swollen Lymph Nodes: Murphy’s Indolent T Cell Lymphoma

Sometimes, when you hear hooves, zebras show up. The most common cause of excessive head-shaking is discomfort in the ears. The causes might include: allergies foreign bodies inflammation infections parasites polyps Infections, on the other hand, are typically secondary to another problem, such as allergies. Further reading: Excessive Head Shaking in Dogs Lymph nodes are part of the lymphatic system;…

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Causes of Vomiting in Dogs: Why Is My Dog Throwing Up?

Causes of Vomiting in Dogs: Why Is My Dog Throwing Up?

Vomiting is only a symptom, not a disease in itself.  There are many different diseases and disease processes that can cause vomiting in dogs. When your dog is vomiting persistently or severely, successful treatment relies on finding the cause. Gastrointestinal causes of vomiting in dogs Many diseases affecting the gastrointestinal (GI) tract can cause your dog to vomit. These diseases…

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Understanding Chronic Inflammation In Dogs

Understanding Chronic Inflammation In Dogs

Unpleasant as it might be, inflammation is a critical part of the body’s immune process. You get a paper cut, and within minutes you experience pain, redness, and swelling. Not very pleasant. However, you can thank your immune system for mounting the proper response to keep your body safe from harmful bacteria. Unpleasant as it might be, this physiological response…

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Canine Xylitol Poisoning: Aslan’s Deadly Snack

Canine Xylitol Poisoning: Aslan’s Deadly Snack

The sugar substitute, Xylitol, while harmless to humans, is a deadly poison to dogs. Ingestion of even a tiny amount of xylitol can be fatal to your furry companion. It leads to dangerously low blood sugar, which can result in seizures, coma, and even death. There is enough xylitol in just three pieces of sugar-free gum to kill a small…

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