Articles with dog symptoms

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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Dog UTI Subtle Signs: I Always Thought That A UTI Would Scream It’s Presence

Dog UTI Subtle Signs: I Always Thought That A UTI Would Scream It’s Presence

I always thought that a UTI (urinary tract infection) would scream it’s presence loud and clear. The typical symptoms associated with urinary tract infections in dogs include: frequent urination but usually small amounts at the time difficulty urinating potty accidents urine dribbling smelly urine blood in urine painful urination excessive licking of the area That’s what you picture when thinking…

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Misdiagnosed Lameness in a Dog: Cody’s Spinal Cord Diagnosis

Misdiagnosed Lameness in a Dog: Cody’s Spinal Cord Diagnosis

Veterinarians are only human. And even the best veterinarian can misdiagnose your dog. Arriving at the right diagnosis isn’t always easy. What if everything points one way while the problem is something else altogether? Thank you, Dee Bogetti, for sharing Cody’s story. Cody’s mishap Cody was 11 months old. A yellow Lab in training to be my wilderness search and…

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