Loss of appetite

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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Symptoms To Watch For In Your Dog: Loss Of Appetite

I think this is one of the most unappreciated symptoms, particularly when the dog eats some or is thought to be a picky eater. For the longest time, we came to believe that Jasmine just wasn’t so interested in food … A dog that just isn’t so interested in food? Is there such a thing? I don’t believe so. Either…

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Chronic Bronchitis in a Dog: What Started as Undiagnosed Kennel Cough—Kolchak’s Story

Chronic Bronchitis in a Dog: What Started as Undiagnosed Kennel Cough—Kolchak’s Story

Infectious bronchitis, Kennel Cough, can sometimes progress to life-threatening bronchopneumonia or chronic bronchitis. A dog sick with Kennel Cough may or may not need medical treatment depending on how hard the infection hits them. And sometimes things can get complicated. Thank you, Jodi Chick, for sharing Kol’s story. Kolchak’s story Looking back, I wish I had just trusted my gut.…

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