Diarrhea

Canine Inflammatory Bowel Disease: Jasmine’s IBD—Undiagnosed For Five Years

Canine Inflammatory Bowel Disease: Jasmine’s IBD—Undiagnosed For Five Years

Inflammatory bowel disease is a syndrome caused by an immune reaction to chronic irritation of the GI tract. The cause is poorly understood but the result is immune cells infiltrating the tissues of the gastrointestinal tissues. The common theorized causes are chronic parasites, bacterial infections, or food allergies. Symptoms can vary in severity but commonly consist of chronic vomiting, diarrhea…

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Unhealthy Gut—Unhealthy Dog: Mandy’s Story

Unhealthy Gut—Unhealthy Dog: Mandy’s Story

The most common cause of acute pancreatitis in dogs is the ingestion of a fatty meal or table scraps. It is by far not the only cause. Further, the picture gets more complicated with chronic pancreatitis. Anything that disrupts the tissue of the pancreas can trigger panccreatitis. The list of all potential causes is quite long and includes: breed predisposition…

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Acute Pancreatitis in a Dog: The Project That Is Cookie—Pancreatitis Up Close And Personal

Acute Pancreatitis in a Dog: The Project That Is Cookie—Pancreatitis Up Close And Personal

Pancreatitis is an inflammation of the pancreas. One of the jobs the pancreas has is the production of enzymes essential for food digestion. When these enzymes go rogue, they begin digesting the pancreas itself. Further information: Pancreatitis in Dogs Cookie’s story Vomiting, diarrhea, and lethargy. Combination of symptoms that sent us to the vet, yet again. I had dogs vomit…

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