Symptoms

Breathing Problems in a Dog: Pebbles' Laryngeal Paralysis

Breathing Problems in a Dog: Pebbles' Laryngeal Paralysis

While people might still refer to this condition as laryngeal paralysis, it has been determined that the problem is bigger than that. It would appear that laryngeal paralysis is a part of a bigger neurological problem. It has been renamed to Geriatric Onset Laryngeal Paralysis Polyneuropathy (GOLPP). GOLPP is a progressive degeneration of nerves that first manifests as laryngeal paralysis—the…

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Foul Breath in Dogs: Lexy's Squamous Cell Carcinoma

Foul Breath in Dogs: Lexy's Squamous Cell Carcinoma

The most common cause of bad breath in dogs is dental disease. Even more serious conditions, however, can be behind your dog’s foul breath. The more severely your dog’s mouth smells, the bigger and more urgent the problem. Did you know that bad breath can be caused by cancer? Thank you, Amy Kennedy, for sharing Lexy’s story. Lexy’s story Lexy…

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Limping Dog Causes: Blossom Becomes Lame

Limping Dog Causes: Blossom Becomes Lame

What do you think is the most common cause of limping in dogs? What do you think would be the most likely reason for your dog’s lameness? Yes, there are causes of lameness that are more common than others. Does that mean that is the case with your dog? Don’t fall into the assumption trap. Blossom’s story Blossom was a…

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