Articles with ear infections

Head-Shaking and Swollen Lymph Nodes: Murphy’s Indolent T Cell Lymphoma

Head-Shaking and Swollen Lymph Nodes: Murphy’s Indolent T Cell Lymphoma

Sometimes, when you hear hooves, zebras show up. The most common cause of excessive head-shaking is discomfort in the ears. The causes might include: allergies foreign bodies inflammation infections parasites polyps Infections, on the other hand, are typically secondary to another problem, such as allergies. Further reading: Excessive Head Shaking in Dogs Lymph nodes are part of the lymphatic system;…

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Why Does My Dog Itch: Itching For A Diagnosis

Why Does My Dog Itch: Itching For A Diagnosis

Why is your dog itchy? Don’t jump to conclusions. Sometimes I like to surprise people by asking them, as soon as they walk in the room before they have even had a chance to introduce themselves, something like, “What’s Max here for today, an ear infection?” Visible clinical signs The nice thing about dermatology is that dogs are literally coming…

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Sudden Deafness in a Dog: Tora Loses Her Hearing

Sudden Deafness in a Dog: Tora Loses Her Hearing

A change in behavior can alert you to important changes in your dog’s health. Tora’s story makes two essential points about the significance of behavioral changes and avoiding the assumption trap when deciphering the situation. Why did Tora suddenly stop responding to her mom? Was she being stubborn? What if the reason your dog doesn’t respond to your requests is…

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