Mucus in Dog Stool: What Is The Slime in My Dog’s Poop?

Mucus in Dog Stool: What Is The Slime in My Dog’s Poop?

What does mucus in the stool mean? Of course, the answer people are really looking for is an easy remedy. But things rarely work that way. What is mucus? Mucus is a slimy substance normally produced by the lining of body cavities and passageways. It has essential jobs: lubrication cleaning maintaining hydration and protection That includes the gastrointestinal (GI) tract.…

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Oral Melanoma in a Dog: Laney’s Battle With Oral Melanoma

Oral Melanoma in a Dog: Laney’s Battle With Oral Melanoma

Melanoma is the most common oral tumor in dogs. Male dogs, particularly certain breeds, are most susceptible to this type of cancer. Common symptoms include: bad breath pain facial swelling excessive drooling anorexia Further information: Canine Oral Melanoma Thank you, Lisa Freeman, for sharing Laney’s story. Laney’s story Laney came to me through a friend who bred Pekingese. I had…

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