Excessive panting

Surviving IMHA: Jazmine’s Immune-Mediated Hemolytic Anemia

Surviving IMHA: Jazmine’s Immune-Mediated Hemolytic Anemia

IMHA is an auto-immune reaction that results in severe anemia because the immune system destroys your dog’s red blood cells. The survival rate is low—a dog needs quick and aggressive treatment to make it. Most of the time, you might never find out what caused it. Certain conditions can trigger the reaction, such as an infection, cancer, or drug reaction.…

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Is Panting an Emergency?

Is Panting an Emergency?

Most of the time, panting is not an emergency. Most of the time, panting is not a medical problem at all. But it can be. A panting dog who becomes quiet, recumbent, and lethargic, is, in some cases, a dying dog. How can you tell the difference? How can you know whether your dog’s panting is normal, a medical issue or…

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Symptoms To Watch For In Your Dog: Changes In Behavior

Symptoms To Watch For In Your Dog: Changes In Behavior

Changes in behavior are probably the most misunderstood of all symptoms. In fact, most of the time they are not considered a symptom at all. If you were to remember just one thing, remember this – every change is significant and means something. Did your normally friendly and playful dog suddenly become grouchy and snappy?  Did your dog stop enjoying…

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Heatstroke – See It Coming: Canyon’s Story

Heatstroke – See It Coming: Canyon’s Story

Heatstroke affects all body systems and causes thermal damage to numerous tissues. It is no light matter. Some of the most dire effects of heatstroke include: kidney damage damage to the GI tract liver and heart damage brain damage bleeding abnormalities Further information: Canine Heatstroke: Signs, Symptoms And Treatment Of Heatstroke in Dogs Thank you, Brook, for sharing Canyon’s story.…

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