Enlarged Lymph Nodes in a Dog: Holly’s Story

Enlarged Lymph Nodes in a Dog: Holly’s Story

Lymph nodes are part of the lymphatic systems. By definition, they already are little nodules. Normally, however, you wouldn’t be able to feel them—only when they swell up. The job of lymph nodes is to work with the immune system. They form and store immune cells and filter harmful substances. The potential causes of lymph node enlargement include: infections inflammation…

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Why Could a Dog Collapse? Valentino’s Story

Why Could a Dog Collapse? Valentino’s Story

What could cause your dog to quickly run out of energy during their favorite activity? Can you think of causes that would lead to loss of stamina and eventually a collapse? Things that can result in a collapse include: an electric shock severe reactions to snake or insect bites or stings poisoning respiratory disease heart disease blood disease endocrine disease…

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Swollen Abdomen in a Puppy: Tilly’s Story

Swollen Abdomen in a Puppy: Tilly’s Story

Of the top of your head, can you list three or more potential causes of a swollen abdomen in dogs? How about if the dog is a puppy? Tilly was a happy, active puppy. Nothing was obviously wrong with her except her pot belly. Maybe she was eating a bit too much? Maybe that’s how a puppy ought to look?…

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