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Spinal Tumor in a Dog: Lupa Cannot Walk

Spinal Tumor in a Dog: Lupa Cannot Walk

If your dog becomes unable to walk, it is one of the scariest things to experience. The problem is usually because of the disruption of communication between the brain and the rest of the body. Sometimes, the dog might have difficulty moving and appear weak, and sometimes they might be unable to walk at all. As it turns out, there…

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What Is Xylitol Poisoning in Dogs: Ask Boomer!

What Is Xylitol Poisoning in Dogs: Ask Boomer!

The dog’s body absorbs xylitol rapidly, causing its level in the blood to spike. The pancreas responds by secreting massive amounts of insulin which leads to severely low blood sugar. It takes only a tiny amount of Xylitol to result in a life-threatening situation. Potential symptoms of xylitol poisoning in dogs include: vomiting diarrhea abdominal pain loss of appetite abnormal…

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Canine Addison’s Disease Awareness: Valentino’s Story

Canine Addison’s Disease Awareness: Valentino’s Story

Canine Addison’s disease is referred to as the great pretender for a reason. The signs and symptoms are ambiguous and can be interpreted in many different ways. Sadly, many dogs don’t get their diagnosis until they collapse. Thank you, Deanna Lee, for sharing Valentino’s story to help raise awareness for this disease. Valentino’s story Valentino came into my life in…

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